Demystifying Policy Support Mechanisms for Distributed Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Demystifying Policy Support Mechanisms for Distributed Solar Photovoltaic Systems

The adoption of solar energy technologies has recently gained considerable global momentum as an alternative option to generate electricity. It can be centrally generated by utilities in large solar power stations, or generated in a decentralized fashion by small, photovoltaic…

Date published: August 31, 2020 | Duration: 7:26
Estimating the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic  on Saudi GDP

Estimating the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Saudi GDP

The COVID-19 pandemic has led many countries to implement strict restrictions that have not been seen since the Second World War. This caused an interruption of economic and social activities at an accelerating pace, as many governments imposed a ban on international and domestic flights, partial or…

Date published: July 21, 2020 | Duration: 7:45
The Prospect of Unconventional Gas Development in Saudi Arabia

The Prospect of Unconventional Gas Development in Saudi Arabia

In 2010, Saudi Aramco launched its Accelerated Transformation Plan, which aims to extend the company’s E&P and downstream activities into new frontiers, and promote the production of unconventional natural gas resources in tight sands and shale formations. Currently, Saudi Arabia has…

Date published: June 30, 2020 | Duration: 6:24
Saudi Arabia’s 2018 CO2 Emissions Fall Faster Than Expected

Saudi Arabia’s 2018 CO2 Emissions Fall Faster Than Expected

The United Nations International Panel on Climate Change reports have highlighted that  “Rapid and far-reaching transitions in energy, land, urban and infrastructure including transport and buildings and industrial systems is needed to achieve climate goals”. Global emissions would need to…