Posts tagged: Saudi Arabia

Japanese Breakthrough will make Wind Power Cheaper than Nuclear

A surprising aerodynamic innovation in wind turbine design called the ‘wind lens‘ could triple the output of a typical wind turbine, making it less costly than nuclear power. NOTE: Some major wind projects like the proposed TWE Carbon Valley project in Wyoming are already pricing in significantly lower than coal power — $80 per MWh […]

Saudi Arabia to Transition to 100% Renewables

Through it acknowledges that it may take decades, Saudi Arabia has announced plans to transition to 100% renewable energy, The Guardian reports. Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud touted the nation’s vast solar power potential, as well as the potential for Saudi Arabia’s depleted oil fields being used for carbon capture and storage projects, though […]

Saudi Arabia to Build $640 Million Solar Power Plant in City of Makkah

Last month Citigroup released a report that Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest exporter of crude oil, could actually become a net importer by 2030 if its domestic consumption continues to grow at current rates. Currently the Arab kingdom consumes all of the natural gas it produces and a quarter of its total oil (three million […]

Saudis to Build Nuclear, Renewable Energy Centre

Saudis to Build Nuclear, Renewable Energy Centre – Pakistan … Image by martnpro via Flickr Saudis to Build Nuclear, Renewable Energy Centre RIYADH (AFP) – Oil giant Saudi Arabia on Saturday gave its strongest signal yet that it wants. Tweet

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