Renewable Energy Scenarios for the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaAuthors:
, Upham, P.
and Malik, K.
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester, UK
Tyndall Centre Manchester, University of Manchester, UK*Corresponding Author:Yasser M. Al-Saleh. Manchester Institute of Innovation Research,University of Manchester, United Kingdom, M15 6PBTel.: + 44 161 306 1320.
Tyndall Working Paper 125, October 2008
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A widespread enthusiasm has been growing with regard to the transition towards moresustainable systems of production and consumption in order to meet today’s needs withoutcompromising those of future generations. Renewable energy technologies, in particular, arebecoming internationally recognised as a vital contribution towards a sustainable energy future.This paper presents a set of renewable energy scenarios for the currently oil-rich Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. These scenarios have been developed using the Delphi technqiue, and represent a joint creation of thirty-five highly informed individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Foresight Scenarios, Delphi Technique, Renewables, Sustainable Energy Policy, Saudi Arabia.