• Primary Program Energy Transitions and Electric Power
  • Research Interests تحولات الطاقة والطاقة الكهربائية

Biography

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.

Publications

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  • Discussion paper
  • Data Insight
  • Commentary
  • External journal articles
Temperature Trends Across Cities in Saudi Arabia

Temperature Trends Across Cities in Saudi Arabia

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. 

September 15, 2019
An Improved Understanding of The Balance of System Costs Can Improve The Economics of Solar PV Projects

An Improved Understanding of The Balance of System Costs Can Improve The Economics of Solar PV Projects

Much of the discussion around the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation has focused on the costs of PV modules that convert sunlight to electricity. The overall capital cost of a PV system consists of two components: the cost of the modules and the balance-of-systems (BOS) costs. The BOS is a catch-all term to describe everything needed to erect and commission the PV system. The BOS costs include cables, the mounting system, solar inverters, labor costs, permitting costs, and site preparation costs.

September 18, 2019
Estimating the price elasticity of export trades in the Ontario electricity market

Estimating the price elasticity of export trades in the Ontario electricity market

Working Paper, IESO, Market Analysis and Research

2008
High Frequency Export and Price Responses in the Ontario Electricity Market

High Frequency Export and Price Responses in the Ontario Electricity Market

The Energy Journal

2008
Assessment of Reforms in the Electricity Supply Industry: A Review of Some Recent Empirical Studies

Assessment of Reforms in the Electricity Supply Industry: A Review of Some Recent Empirical Studies

The Electricity Journal

2007

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