Influence of PV power generation on energy consumption in domestic buildings in Saudi Arabia

Abdulsalam Alghamdi

King Abdulaziz University

Brief ResumeAbdulsalam Saeed AlghamdiHe graduated from King Abdulaziz University in 1988, with BSc in Electrical Engineering (Power and Machines). He got his Masters in Electrical Power Systems and Energy from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in 1990 and the PhD from the University of Manchester in 1993. He is an associate professor of Electrical Engineering, specialized in Power Systems and Energy. His sub-field is High Voltage Engineering. He published more than 20 papers. He is the director of King Salman ben Abdulaziz Chair for Energy Research at King Abdulaziz University since 2014.


Due to its geographical location, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is blessed with huge solar resources. Through its Vision 2030, the Government has set up a target of installing 9.5 GW of renewable energy systems by 2030.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Abdulsalam Alghamdi (King Abdulaziz University)

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Photovoltaic and solar energy systems


OS3a-A » Photovoltaic and solar energy systems (14:30 - Friday, 27th April, Auditorium)

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