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SEC Accelerate its Sustainability Journey in the Kingdom using Digital & AI 

06 December 2023 2 minute read

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has taken a significant step in its sustainability journey by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Net-Zero Technology Center (NZTC) and Accenture. The agreement aims to leverage innovative technologies, including Digital and AI, to promote low-carbon solutions in the Kingdom and beyond.

Together they will develop and launch a Center of Sustainability Center of Excellence, to drive growth of low-carbon solutions and enable SEC’s Net-Zero targets by stimulating national innovation and entrepreneurship while upskilling the local workforce. 

“Today marks a significant milestone in our journey towards a sustainable future, as Saudi Electricity Company proudly partners with Net-Zero Technology Center and Accenture to establish the Sustainability Center of Excellence.

This collaboration is a testament to our unwavering commitment to driving the decarbonization agenda in the Kingdom and across the Middle East.

The Center will be a beacon of innovation and advancement, harnessing cutting-edge digital and AI technologies to develop low-carbon solutions.

We are not just envisioning a Net-Zero future; we are actively building the pathways to achieve it, thereby reinforcing our role as a regional leader in sustainable energy and setting a Global example in environmental responsibility.” Khalid Algnoon, CEO of SEC. 

As the Middle East’s largest electricity company, SEC understands the role it must play in helping to achieve this ambition and cement the region as a Net-Zero leader. The MoU affirms SEC’s commitment to sustainable and reliable power supply within KSA and beyond, underlining its positioning as a future-ready sustainable energy leader. It also showcases SEC’s appetite to leverage digital technology solutions to achieve decarbonization targets.

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