Digitalization and clean energy integration transforming the energy landscape in the country
The oil price drop in 2014 has led countries in the GCC to think of better and alternative ways to generate energy other than consistent reliance on the oil. Governments within the GCC are all turning to explore the option of producing energy from waste which is in line with the UAE’s goal 2021 to divert 75 percent of solid waste away from landfills.
Saudi Arabia is planning a national program to optimise water and energy consumption, and intends to reduce subsidies for fuel, power and water. Major restructuring of the kingdom’s energy and water sectors will take place as part of the Saudi vision 2030.
Dr Álvaro Sobrinho is a successful Angolan banker and philanthropist who has made it a personal mission of sorts to see to it that Africa’s strongest economies become even stronger still. To be specific, Dr Álvaro Sobrinho focuses on investing in scientific initiatives, technology, and higher education.
Big push in the region to develop both renewable energy and energy efficient policies, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Energy & Environment team