In 2021, Around 2.02% of Households Used Solar Energy in Saudi Arabia

The usage of renewable and clean energy sources is rising across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Renewable and clean energy sources include solar and wind energies.

As per recent data, solar energy use in Saudi Arabia was around 2.02% of households across the Kingdom in the year 2021. The percentage of households in the Kingdom that wish to use solar (PV) energy in their houses was around 52.42%.

Recently, Saudi Arabia launched a new initiative to boost renewable energy projects to cut back its crude oil used as per the Industry and Mineral Resources Ministry. The Ministry would also give tax exemptions and other incentives to the companies which will produce renewable energy.

Saudi Arabia also plans to issue fresh tenders to generate 15,000 MWs capacity of electricity with renewable energy projects in 2022 and 2023 said Energy Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Salman of the kingdom.

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