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Abstract

Saudi Arabia plans to reform and privatize its power generation sector as part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. To provide analytical insights, we developed a model that simulates the restructuring of the electricity market, along with reforming fuel prices to an energy equivalent of $3/MMBtu.

Authors

Bertrand Rioux

Bertrand Rioux

Senior Research Associate Bertrand is a senior research associate focusing on the impact of market regulation and liberalization in energy markets. An experienced energy…

Expertise

  • Modeling power systems
  • electricity markets
  • renewable energy
  • game theory
  • complex problem solving and climate change

Publications See all Bertrand Rioux’s publications

An Economic Analysis of China’s Domestic Crude Oil Supply Policies

An Economic Analysis of China’s Domestic Crude Oil Supply Policies

Saudi Arabia plans to reform and privatize its power generation sector as part of the…

May 28, 2019

Summertime stratospheric processes at northern mid-latitudes: comparisons between MANTRA balloon measurements and the Canadian Middle Atmosphere Model

Saudi Arabia plans to reform and privatize its power generation sector as part of the…

June 1, 2018
Axel Pierru

Axel Pierru

Interim Vice President of Research Axel is the interim vice president of research at KAPSARC. He also leads the Energy and Macroeconomics program and has…

Expertise

  • Energy modelling
  • energy economics
  • energy policy
  • oil pricing and finance

Publications See all Axel Pierru’s publications

Estimating the Household Consumption Function in Saudi Arabia

Estimating the Household Consumption Function in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia plans to reform and privatize its power generation sector as part of the…

February 5, 2019
The Costs and Gains of Coordinating Electricity Generation in the Gulf Cooperation Council Utilizing the Interconnector

The Costs and Gains of Coordinating Electricity Generation in the Gulf Cooperation Council Utilizing the Interconnector

Saudi Arabia plans to reform and privatize its power generation sector as part of the…

June 10, 2018
Nader AlKathiri

Nader AlKathiri

Senior Research Associate Nader is a senior research associate whose research interests include natural resource economics and economic modeling. His current study focuses on the…

Expertise

  • Sovereign wealth funds; natural resource economics; economic modeling

Publications See all Nader AlKathiri’s publications

Restructuring Saudi Arabia’s Power Generation Sector: Model-Based Insights

Restructuring Saudi Arabia’s Power Generation Sector: Model-Based Insights

Saudi Arabia plans to reform and privatize its power generation sector as part of the…

December 20, 2017
Managing Oil Revenue Stabilization Funds: A Framework for Developing Policies

Managing Oil Revenue Stabilization Funds: A Framework for Developing Policies

Saudi Arabia plans to reform and privatize its power generation sector as part of the…

October 4, 2017
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