Smart metering and smart grids strategy for Saudi Arabia.
CESI supported the Electricity & Cogeneration Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ECRA, in identifying the best way to deploy smart meters and smart grid infrastructure in the kingdom, analysing both strategic and technical aspects related to the current Saudi environment and specific challenges and characteristics of the kingdom’s electricity industry. We also analysed other countries’ experiences, success stories and lessons learnt, technological best practices and relevant technical, economic and regulatory implications.
The study performed by CESI had the following aims:
This study helped ECRA to design an efficient and cost-effective road map, enabling the massive installation of smart grids and smart metering innovative technologies all around the kingdom.