Saudi Arabia plans to integrate the renewable energy network in order to produce 60 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy, 40 GW from solar power and 20 GW from wind and other sources, by 2030, said Khalid Al Sultan, president of the King Abdullah Atomic and Renewable Energy City, Trade Arabia reported.

Al Sultan added that Saudi Arabia is working according to the 2030 vision and the national transformation program 2020, that aims to build a sustainable renewable energy sector. Moreover, the kingdom launched many programs to promote the overall role of alternative energy.

Al Sultan statement came on the sidelines of his participation in the 9th General Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena), being held as part of the activities of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.