Saudi Arabia: the next solar power hub

“We will be another Germany when it comes to renewables,” announced the energy minister of Saudi Arabia at a conference in Riyadh this year, highlighting the goal of sourcing 50% of the country’s electricity from renewable energy by 2030.

Saudi Arabia Regulation for Small-Scale Solar

Saudi Arabia has launched the regulatory framework for addressing small-scale solar distribution systems connected to the utility grid. With the regulatory announcement comes the formal introduction of Net Billing: a mechanism where the exported electricity is credited at a fixed and pre-determined tariff rate.