Royal Decree establishing King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy 2010
The decree established the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE). As an institution, KACARE is responsible for conducting research setting and implementing the Kingdom’s atomic and renewable energy policies. Major KACARE initiatives include:
– A project aimed at measuring and mapping renewable energy resources in Saudi Arabia
– The establishment of a Nuclear Holding Company (NHC), responsible for building and operating nuclear power plants.
– Plans to introduce a sustainable energy mix to Saudi Arabia.