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Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu Royal Commission at Yanbu. Renewable and Efficiency Energy Initiatives in Yanbu Industrial City. 29 May 2012. RC- Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives. CONTENTS. Global Renewable Energy Targets Saudi Arabia’s Solar Energy Achievements
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Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu Royal Commission at Yanbu Renewable and Efficiency Energy Initiatives in Yanbu Industrial City 29 May 2012
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives CONTENTS • Global Renewable Energy Targets • Saudi Arabia’s Solar Energy Achievements • Yanbu Industrial City Energy Status • RC Yanbu Renewable & efficiency Initiatives
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives Renewable Energy Status for Saudi Arabia • Saudi’s solar thermal energy of up to 2,550 KWH per m2 per year (twice the average solar irradiation in Europe). • KA-CARE wasEstablished in 2010 to develop a future sustainable alternative energy in the Kingdom. • Aim to meet % of Saudi Arabia’s energy needs from renewable energy by 2020. • KACST is building a 30,000 m3/day solar-powered seawater desalination plant in Al-Kharfji. • PTC (PolysiliconTechnology Company) is building a 7,500 tons per year high-quality polysilicon plant in Jubail. • IDEA Polysilicon Company project in Yanbu to produce 10,000 tons/year polysilicon, 20 million wafers & 19 million solar cells per year. • Saudi Aramco is building a 10 MW photovoltaic solar carport system in the Dhahran office complex. • SEC has launched a solar power plant of an annual production of 864,000 KWH per year on Farasan Island.
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives Global Renewable Energy Targets
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives Yanbu Industrial City Energy Status Grown by 57% from 538 MW in 2000 to 845 MW in 2010
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives RC-Yanbu Solar & Renewable Energy Goal 2020 • RC-Yanbu’s goal is 10% renewable energy by 2020. • 3% of energy demand from renewable sources. • 7% to be achieved through energy efficiencies. Source: RC-Y Quarterly Progress Report no. 215.
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives RC Yanbu’s Major Initiatives • IDEA PolysiliconCompany project under design (SR 2.8 billion investment) to produce 10,000 tons/year polysilicon, 20 million wafers & 19 million solar cells per year. • Hydrogen gas network to capture hydrogen from industrial processes and purify to yield a 19.4% energy savings for industrial users. • Upgrade RC-Yanbu Facilities for LEEDcertification. • Activate citywide Smart Solar Application Program. • Provide Green building demonstration for the public .
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives RC-Yanbu Energy Support Program • Educational Campaign – Initiate a major public relations campaign to inform the public about the environmental & financial benefits of using solar energy. • Offer a Sustainable Design Center – Construct an exhibit building that will feature state-of-the-art features to inform the public of solar energy applications in their homes & businesses. • Solar Training Programs – Establish classes in Yanbu Technical Institute to train students for solar industry manufacturing jobs. • Create a Solar Energy Cluster – Set aside prime area in Industrial Park for companies that produce solar & renewable energy products.
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives Suitability for Solar Manufacturing in Yanbu
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives Concluding Remarks • RC Yanbu has launched the Energy Efficiency Program and Solar Energy Initiatives targeting 10% consumption reduction of todays practice based on the directions of HE the EP of the Royal Commission inYanbuand in line with Saudi Energy Efficiency Center regulations. • Yanbu Industrial City has all suitable conditions for solar energy clusters development. • With the Royal Commission's ability and firm commitment to serving investors, great investment opportunities lie ahead particularly in the solar energy industry.
RC-Yanbu Solar Energy Initiatives Cont.: Concluding Remarks • Using energy efficiencies techniques and renewables will help RC cities maintain and strengthen the progressive investment trend since its start. “Sustainable Industrial Development”
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