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Abstract

KAPSARC examined temperature data for 11 cities spread across Saudi Arabia over 10 years. Except for Makkah, all cities in Saudi Arabia were warmer in 2018 compared with the national
10-year average. 

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Turki Alaqeel

Senior Research Associate Turki Al-Aqeel is a Senior Research Associate at KAPSARC. He worked in many national and multinational firms in Saudi Arabia… Turki Al-Aqeel is a Senior Research Associate at KAPSARC. He worked in many national and multinational firms in Saudi Arabia and the United States in policy-related research, economic and market analysis, and electric power systems. His professional experience includes ABB, Woodward, Colorado Concept Coatings, and the Advanced Power Engineering Laboratory. Al-Aqeel holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University, and Graduate Certificates in Power and Energy, and Finance. Al-Aqeel is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Certified Modular Advanced Control (MACH2) Engineer for Flexible AC Transmission Systems. Al-Aqeel published several journal articles and conference proceedings in peer-reviewed journals and events. Al-Aqeel is a reviewer in several journals and conferences and a member of local and international committees.

Expertise

  • Energy transitions
  • Electricity markets regulations and policy
  • Smart Grid
  • Digitalization and innovation
  • Power system modeling
  • Renewable energy policy
  • Energy efficiency

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Nawaz Peerbocus

Research Fellow Nawaz is the program director for Energy Transitions and Electric Power. Before joining KAPSARC, he was chief economist at the… Nawaz is the program director for Energy Transitions and Electric Power. Before joining KAPSARC, he was chief economist at the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) where he led the strategic transformation project and advised on strategic planning issues. Prior to SEC, Nawaz was director of market strategy at Enbala, and senior economist at the Ontario Independent Electricity System Operator.

Expertise

  • تحولات الطاقة والطاقة الكهربائية

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