Role of renewable energy in decarbonisation process: Case study in KSA

Role of renewable energy in decarbonisation process: Case study in KSA


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Abstract. Currently, most countries are replacing the fossil fuel electricity generation with renewable technologies for their crucial role in mitigating the greenhouse gas emissions. This paper discusses the implementation of three power plants in Al Aziziya in the eastern province of KSA by deploying three different renewable technologies 1) Photovoltaic 2) Solar thermal power and 3) Wind turbine. Both the energy performance and rate of electricity exported to grid were predicted when the capacity varies from 1000 to 1000,000 KW. In addition, the role of the three different renewable technologies in the decarbonization process has been evaluated.

Renewable, Wind Turbine, Photovoltaic, Solar, Carbon Emissions

Published online 7/15/2024, 9 pages
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Citation: Samar DERNAYKA, Saidur R. CHOWDHURY, Mohammad Ali KHASAWNEH, Role of renewable energy in decarbonisation process: Case study in KSA, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 43, pp 307-315, 2024


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