May 29, 2015
By: Fiona Harvey | the guardian
Saudi Arabia reveals plans to be powered entirely by renewable energy
King Fahd Road in Riyadh. Photo credit Ammar shaker /public domain
World's biggest oil producer says it wants to make a 100% switch from fossil fuels to clean energy
Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil producer, has plans to become 100% powered by renewable and low-carbon forms of energy, according to an influential member of the royal family.
But the process is likely to take decades, and some observers are sceptical as to whether it is any more than window-dressing.