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Frequently asked questions related to the project

Whether you’re curious about our objectives, technologies, or partnerships, we’ve got you covered with comprehensive responses to help guide you through.

The project aims to strengthen Saudi Arabia’s waste to energy capabilities while promoting UK prosperity. It involves driving the adoption of UK-based waste to energy technologies in KSA, creating professional development opportunities, attracting investments, and fostering collaborations between UK and KSA stakeholders. The project aligns with KSA Vision 2030, the Saudi Green initiative, and NEOM, focusing on addressing waste management challenges in KSA.

The project plans to achieve its objectives through various strategies, including hosting bilateral visits between UK and KSA stakeholders, organizing quarterly stakeholder meetings and networking events, developing a digital platform for collaboration, conducting workshops and engagement events, and facilitating technological demonstrations. These activities aim to identify research areas, promote innovations, and facilitate partnerships between UK and KSA waste to energy sectors.

The project has several milestones, including hosting bilateral visits, organizing stakeholder meetings, creating promotional materials, developing a portfolio of research and innovation cases, producing high-level reports on waste to energy research and industry interactions, conducting workshops and engagement events, facilitating technological demonstrations, and creating a waste to energy digital platform. These milestones ensure continuous progress, knowledge exchange, and collaboration between UK and KSA stakeholders.

The project provides a platform for UK businesses with waste to energy solutions/technologies at TRL7 or above to showcase their innovations in KSA. It facilitates meetings with relevant stakeholders, explores commercialization opportunities, and supports market engagement. Additionally, the project aims to attract inward investments for novel waste to fuel technologies in the UK, fostering growth and innovation in the sector.

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The project aligns with the Saudi Green Initiative’s goal to divert waste away from landfills, reduce CO2 emissions, and create sustainable waste management models. It also supports KSA Vision 2030 by addressing waste management challenges, promoting innovation, and fostering international collaborations. The project’s objectives are in harmony with the strategic goals of both initiatives, contributing to a cleaner environment and sustainable economic growth.

The Waste2Energy cluster serves as a digital networking platform that ensures the project’s sustainability and impactful collaboration. It facilitates stakeholder networking, hosts hybrid events, and provides guidelines and policy documents for effective cluster operation. Through this cluster, stakeholders can engage, share knowledge, and collaborate on waste to energy initiatives, promoting continuous innovation and partnership building between the UK and KSA. 

UK and Saudi Arabian businesses which are facing challenges with their waste materials and or focussing on waste-to-energy areas and UK Energy companies which have experience of setting up waste to energy plants in UK and or Middle East. Please register your interest as stakeholder.

This project, initiated by the Saudi Government, is visionary in its approach, offering extensive support and collaboration opportunities for stakeholders. It opens avenues for economic growth, environmental impact, and sustainability, creating a transformative impact on both the economy and the environment. 

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