Saudi Arabia Emboldens Renewable Energy Investments, Localization is Condition to Advanced Industries - Asharq Al-awsat English

Riyadh – Projects aimed at producing a sufficient power supply for local demand and international exports are underway in Saudi Arabia, said Saleh Al-Awaji, the Saudi undersecretary for electricity affairs at the Ministry of Water and Electricity. The ...

Saudi Arabia kicks off $50B renewable energy plan to break oil dependence - Al-Bawaba

The Kingdom has announced the launch of more than 30 solar and wind projects as part of a plan to reduce its dependence on oil. (Pixabay). Saudi Arabia will develop 30 solar and wind projects over the next 10 years as part of its $50 billion program to ...

Pentagon Chief in Saudi Arabia With Focus on Strategic Alliances - New Delhi Times

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Saudi Arabia, his first stop on a sweeping tour across the Middle East and the Horn of Africa to discuss America's role in regional security. Speaking to reporters while on route to Riyadh, Mattis called for the ...

Saudi Arabian prince tops Forbes' World's Richest Arabs list again - Kasmir Monitor

Dubai: Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal remains at the top of the Arab world's richest list with an estimated net worth of $18.7 billion, up by $1.4 billion, according to the latest Forbes' Middle East list. The magazine unveiled its annual ...

Saudi launches tender process for 300MW solar project - Zawya

A Saudi man walks on a street past a field of solar panels at the King Abdulaziz city of Sciences and Technology, Al-Oyeynah Research Station May 21, 2012. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed. Reuters/Fahad Shadeed. 18 April 2017. By Mohammed Rasooldeen.

Saudi seeks 10% renewable energy in six years - Your Middle East

Saudi Arabia wants 10 percent of its electricity to come from renewable sources within several years as part of a transformation in its power sector, the energy minister said Monday. Khaled al-Falih said his country, the world's biggest oil exporter ...

Saudis target 30 solar, wind projects in $50B pledge - Kallanish Energy (subscription)

Saudi Arabia will develop 30 solar and wind projects over the next decade as part of the kingdom's $50 billion program to boost power generation and cut its oil consumption. The world's biggest crude oil exporter will produce 10% of its power from ...

Saudi Arabia Eyes Increased Green Energy In Six Years - Science Times

Saudi Arabia Eyes Greener Energy In Six Years (Photo : Ian Forsyth/Getty Images) Saudi Arabia is veering away from its traditional energy source and is looking at solar and wind power as alternative sources of energy in the next decade. Saudi Arabia, a ...

RPT-Saudi Arabia pushes ahead with renewable drive to diversify energy mix - Business Insider

RIYADH, April 17 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia aims to produce 10 percent of its power from renewable sources in the next six years as it pushes ahead with a multi-billion-dollar plan to diversify its energy mix and free up more crude oil for export. The ...

Mattis in Riyadh to boost US-Saudi alliance - Yahoo7 News

Riyadh (AFP) - US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to reinvigorate the Riyadh-Washington alliance, with both seeing a common adversary in Iran and its "destabilising" activities. The United States and Saudi Arabia have a ...

Helicopter crash kills 12 Saudi officers in Yemen - CBS News

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said one of its helicopters crashed in eastern Yemen on Tuesday, killing 12 Saudi officers in one of the deadliest incidents for the kingdom's troops since the war began more ...

Mattis issues warning against 'Iranian-supplied' Houthi missiles fired into Saudi Arabia - Arab News

Saudi Armed Forces Chief of Joint Staff Gen. Abdul Rahman Al-Banyan receives US Defense Secretary James Mattis at King Salman Air Base in Riyadh, Tuesday. (AP). RIYADH: Iranian supplied missiles being fired by the Houthis into Saudi Arabia must be ...

Pentagon chief arrives in Mideast to talk Islamic State, Syria - SFGate

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Saudi Arabia Tuesday on the first stop of a week-long tour through the Middle East and Northern Africa. The visit marks the first time he has visited Saudi Arabia as Pentagon chief.

US defense chief says NKorea 'recklessly tried to provoke' - Plainview Daily Herald

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis jokes with reporters as he sits down to brief them in their cabin aboard his plane en route to the Middle East after departing from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Monday, ... more. Photo: Jonathan Ernst, AP. Image 2 of 3.

Yemen war needs a political solution: US defense secretary - The Standard (press release)

A political solution through U.N.-brokered negotiations is needed to resolve the conflict in Yemen, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday as he made his first trip in the role to Saudi Arabia. At the same time, officials have said the ...

US wants quick return to Yemen talks: Mattis - Gulf Times

US Defence Secretary James Mattis is greeted by Saudi Armed Forces Chief of Joint Staff General Abdul Rahman al-Banyan upon his arrival at King Salman Air Base in Riyadh yesterday. Text Size: A A A. AFP/Riyadh. Washington wants a return “as quickly ...

The world's biggest petrostate just set its sights on wind and solar expansion. - Grist

Saudi Arabia exports more oil than any other country, and consumes nearly 3 million barrels of oil a day, making it the seventh-highest consuming country. But the nation has unveiled a new project to curtail oil use and boost renewable power generation ...

US, UN playing 'destructive role' in Yemen war: Analyst - Press TV

The United Nations, along with the administration of US President Donald Trump and his predecessor Barack Obama, have “played a destructive role” in Saudi Arabia's war against the people of Yemen, an American writer and retired professor says. “I don't ...

California is gearing up to pass a cap-and-trade law. Again. - Grist

Or perhaps we should say that the state is trying to pass a carbon tax again. That distinction — between a tax and a cap — is the main reason for the do-over. If this sounds like a riveting story for tax attorneys, it isn't. California, with the ...

Saudi Military Helicopter Crashes In Yemen, Kills 12 - Nigeria Today

Four Saudi officers and eight soldiers were killed in a plane crash during a mission in the eastern Yemeni Province of Mareb, the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said. Do you something awesome to share with the world? Click here ...