Transforming the
energy mix

50% renewables in the
Kingdom’s energy mix by 2030

Diversifying Saudi Arabia’s energy mix is a key pillar of the Kingdom’s green vision. Clean energy projects have a cascading impact, with economic, social, and environmental benefits. Driven by innovative engineering and technology, ambitious projects across Saudi Arabia will transform the way communities are powered and deliver new opportunities.

Progress & Achievements

120,000

Saudi’s first utility-scale (300MW) solar PV plant in Sakaka offsets greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to removing 120,000 cars from the road for one year

20,000

NEOM and ACWA Power’s green hydrogen plant—planned to be the world’s largest—will generate enough energy to power 20,000 hydrogen-powered buses daily

100%

Ambitious projects including The Line and the Red Sea Project will be 100% powered by renewable energy

3,670MW

9 active and developing solar and wind power projects across Saudi Arabia will have a total energy generation capacity of 3,760MW

Current distribution of Saudi’s energy mix

2019

2019

2019

35% oil

35% Oil

0.3% renewables

0.3% Renewables Breakdown: 0.3% solar

65% gas

65% Natural Gas

0.3% RenewablesBreakdown: 0.3% solar

Our partners

SGI works closely with a diverse set of partners to advance the Kingdom’s energy transformation. Partners include:

Ministry of Energy
Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Energy Efficiency Center
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
KAPSARC
The Read Sea Development Company
Acwa Power
Neom

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