During the 11th session of the General Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the president of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, Khalid Al-Sultan, gave a speech in which he explained how Saudi Arabia will produce 50% of its energy from renewables by the year 2030. His announcement highlights Saudi Arabia’s continued commitment towards developing renewable power capacity, a key goal the Kingdom has been focusing on for the past few years.
During the virtual event, Al-Sultan explained that the country is working on adopting a comprehensive approach to energy production, as well as opting for sustainable solutions in a bid towards the prevention of global warming. In addition, it is launching several projects and initiatives in line with its green objectives.