23 Jun '17, 11pm

Comment: A comprehensive renewable energy program for Saudi Vision 2030

As widely reported, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently issued its Vision 2030 plan along with the supplementing National Transformation Program 2020 . Together these plans set far-reaching goals to transform the Kingdom’s oil-dependent economy to one which is diverse, sustainable and at the crossroads of international trade. A significant target under Vision 2030 is the addition of 9.5 gigawatts of new renewable energy capacity, including 3,450 MW by 2020. A comprehensive renewable energy procurement program similar to South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement program (REIPPP) could act as a vehicle for the Kingdom to achieve Vision 2030’s renewable energy targets and its broader economic development and diversification goals. Perhaps coincidentally, Saudi’s renewable goals nearly mirror those of South Africa when it issued the first request ...

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