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American Journal of Energy Research. 2020, 8(1), 1-6
DOI: 10.12691/ajer-8-1-1
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Recent Advances of Hydropower Energy in Saudi Arabia

Khalid A. Althobiti1 and Ahmed M. Nahhas2,

1Department of Distribution Network Planning, Saudi Electricity Company, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

2Department of Electrical Engineering, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: July 17, 2020

Cite this paper:
Khalid A. Althobiti and Ahmed M. Nahhas. Recent Advances of Hydropower Energy in Saudi Arabia. American Journal of Energy Research. 2020; 8(1):1-6. doi: 10.12691/ajer-8-1-1


This paper presents the recent advances of the hydropower energy in Saudi Arabia. The hydropower energy is one of the renewable energy power resources. It is used in the generation of the electrical power in different areas of the world. The hydropower is a clean and environmentally friendly source of energy. Recently, the hydropower energy is used to generate electricity and heat around the world.

hydropower energy hydroelectricity heat renewable environment electricity Saudi Arabia

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