G20 Energy Efficiency Policies and Measures

Saudi Arabia

Description: The Saudi Energy Efficiency Centre (SEEC) was created in 2010. It is in charge of developing policies, rules and regulations relative to energy efficiency and supports their implementation. The Electricity & Co-Generation Regulatory Authority (ECRA) has launched a study to implement a Demand Side Management Plan that targets 7.6% of consumption reduction in 2021 compared to the business as usual trend. Emphasis is put on cooling (72% of buildings' consumption).
National energy efficiency target: 7.6% of consumption reduction in 2021 compared to the business as usual trend. Emphasis is put on cooling (72% of buildings’ consumption).
Target year: 2021
Source: Enerdata-Global Energy Research