Reducing emissions

Reduce carbon emissions by more than 4%
of global contributions

Reduce carbon emissions by more than 4% of global contributions

What is SGI?

Our planet is warming at an unprecedented rate. Cutting carbon emissions is critical to slowing and reversing climate change. Through a growing portfolio of renewable energy projects, carbon capture initiatives, and a massive energy efficiency push for buildings, industry, and transport, Saudi Arabia is scaling up and uniting efforts to reduce carbon emissions under the SGI mandate.

Progress & Achievements

600,000

Current wind and solar projects will produce enough energy to power 600,000 homes, amounting to a 7-million-ton annual reduction in greenhouse gases

$7 billion

US$7 billion is invested in low carbon solutions by the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) annually, of which Saudi Aramco is a founding member

35

Over 35 initiatives are dedicated to improving energy efficiency across the Kingdom, to reduce energy consumption and energy waste

9,900 km

9,900 km of railway is planned under the Saudi Railway Master Plan, which will reduce traffic and lower carbon emissions contributed by vehicles

Saudi is reducing its carbon emissions through a multidimensional approach, which includes:

Implementing energy efficiency programs

Implementing energy efficiency programs

Developing carbon capture technology

Developing carbon capture technology

Increasing public transportation

Increasing public transportation

Growing its renewable energy capacity

Growing its renewable energy capacity

Our Partners

SGI works closely with a diverse set of partners to advance progress towards reducing carbon emissions in the Kingdom. Partners include:

Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Energy
Saudi Energy Efficiency Center
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
Saudi Arabia Railways
Kapsarc
Saudi Energy Efficiency Center
Saudi Railways Organization

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World Energy Council

World Energy Council welcomes Saudi and Middle East Green Initiatives

World Energy Council welcomes Saudi and Middle East Green Initiatives

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The National

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Saudi Arabia joins global oil producers to form ‘net-zero forum’

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The Independent

Saudi Arabia’s pledge to cut carbon can lead other countries to major Cop26 climate commitments

Saudi Arabia’s pledge to cut carbon can lead other countries to major Cop26 climate commitments

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