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Fuad Al-Zayer

Fuad Al-Zayer is an independent energy consultant. He is former head of Data Services Division at OPEC and a former head of the JODI Global Initiative at the IEF.

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Kingdom’s bold move to realize ‘Saudi-made’ hydrogen industry

Saudi Arabia signed last week eight deals with a number of local entities to implement hydrogen transport projects as part of Vision 2030.

January 27, 2022

A shared economy for a more sustainable future

I was happy to read an Arab News article about a Saudi start-up, Syaratech, that allows car owners to lease their private vehicles, just as Airbnb allows private homeowners to rent their property on its platform.

January 11, 2022

World needs to pay attention to methane emission to fight climate change

Last November, the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, was held in Glasgow with the hope that the world would collectively find answers to the climate change challenge.

January 02, 2022

Investing in EVs to achieve sustainable growth

In 2018, Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund put about $1 billion into an electrical vehicles company called Lucid.

October 06, 2021

Time to increase cooperation on carbon capture, storage

Last month, the US Department of Energy announced funding for several research projects for developing new methods of capturing and storing carbon from the air.

September 27, 2021