There are six key factors which together make a compelling case for solar energy in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom is very well placed to capitalise on the potential of solar PV

  • 1

    Electricity consumption in Saudi Arabia is forecast to increase significantly

  • 2

    The use of oil reserves to generate electricity is unsustainable

  • 3

    Its climate and geography make Saudi Arabia extremely well placed to take advantage of solar energy

  • 4

    Solar provides an energy profile that aligns with the heavy use of cooling systems in Saudi Arabia

  • 5

    Solar energy is now cost-competitive with other sources of energy in the Kingdom

  • 6

    Taken in the wider context, it is clear that Saudi Arabia has significant unrealised potential