Abstract

Between 2007 and 2018, residential electricity consumption in Saudi Arabia increased by 45%, from around 89 terawatthours (TWh) to 130 TWh (SAMA 2019). Population and gross domestic product (GDP) are two key factors that influence residential electricity consumption.

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Mohammad Aldubyan

Research Associate Mohammad is a researcher in KAPSARC’s Climate and Environment program. His research focuses on energy demand and energy efficiency. He… Mohammad is a researcher in KAPSARC’s Climate and Environment program. His research focuses on energy demand and energy efficiency. He is currently partof a project modeling energy demand in Saudi Arabia and estimating the economic impacts of energyprice reform. He is also modeling Saudi Arabia’s residential building stock to assess its energy efficiency retrofit options. Mohammad holds an M.Sc. in renewable and clean energy from the University of Dayton, Ohio.

Expertise

  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy demand and price reforms

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Anwar Gasim

Research Fellow Anwar is a Research Fellow at KAPSARC, which he joined in 2012. His research largely focuses on energy demand, energy… Anwar is a Research Fellow at KAPSARC, which he joined in 2012. His research largely focuses on energy demand, energy prices and subsidies, and energy efficiency. He leads a project on modelling final energy demand in Saudi Arabia and understanding the impacts of policies such as energy price reform. He has also led research on energy productivity and the embodied energy in international trade. Anwar holds a BEng in Electronic and Communication Engineering from the University of Liverpool and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from KAUST.

Expertise

  • Energy Demand
  • Energy Efficiency
  • The Rebound Effect
  • Energy Subsidies and Welfare and Energy Price Reform

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