Country:Saudi Arabia
Policy status:In Force
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Economic Instruments>Direct investment, Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy

This plan strives to support the national economy and development by creating an energy technology system which is collaborative and progressive through research, training, and culture. Stated objectives include:

  1. Efficiently exploiting national energy resources.
  2. Supporting national self dependence in critical energy technologies.
  3. Supporting the local energy industry to attain development and growth with technology solutions that facilitate new product development, improve production efficiency, price/value efficiency, environmental protection , especially in view of the rapidly rising demands for electrical and other forms of energy due to population growth, industrialization and globalization.
  4. Developing innovative technologies for special needs that cannot be satisfied efficiently or economically through existing systems
  5. Transferring, adapting and developing technologies for local users and markets through business models that promote creation and maximization of employment and investment opportunities, as well as economic diversification and competitiveness.
  6. Supporting societal and cultural development towards optimal exploitation of technology and transformation from consuming to producing culture.
  7. Promoting the national image and stature in science and technology

Last modified: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 13:39:08 CET