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Why is there almost no renewable energy in Oman?

Al-Sarihi, Aisha (2017) Why is there almost no renewable energy in Oman? Middle East Centre Blog (23 Jan 2017). Website.

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Despite the abundance of renewable energy resources in Oman, especially wind and solar, the country’s deployment of renewable energy does not exceed one percent. Domestic oil and gas resources play a major role in this. At present, natural gas accounts for 97 percent of fuel used for power generation, while diesel accounts for 3 percent, and the abundance of these resources has influenced governmental policy, with the Omani government subsidising both the generation and distribution of power from fossil fuels.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 07:33
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2021 23:24

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