Anwar joined KAPSARC in 2012 and is a Research Fellow. His research primarily focuses on energy demand, energy prices and energy efficiency. He leads the project Modeling Final Energy Demand and the Impacts of Energy Price Reform. Anwar has also led research on energy productivity and embodied energy in international trade. He has published journal articles in leading energy economics journals and has played a key role in multiple research strategy development initiatives at the center. Anwar holds a B.Eng. in Electronic and Communication Engineering from the University of Liverpool and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from KAUST.
Energy Price Reform in Saudi Arabia: Modeling the Economic and Environmental Impact and Understanding the Demand Response
The government of Saudi Arabia, like many around the world, has long set domestic energy prices far below international market levels. This helps keep prices stable and energy affordable, providing important support to lower-income households.21st June 2020