Abdul Latif Jameel leads with purpose. In a recent interview with McKinsey & Company, Fady Jameel, Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel International and Hassan Jameel, Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel Saudi Arabia, look back on Abdul Latif Jameel’s 75-year history, and what lies ahead for the future of the business.
The full interview is shared below, with kind permission of McKinsey; read it in its original location here. What do Rivian electric vehicles, renewables innovation, empirical philanthropy, and a Nobel Prize have in common? Celebrating 75 years of Abdul Latif Jameel. Australia – A new renewables superpower? Q&A with Carlo Frigerio. For a brief moment in November 2019, Australia was a world leader in renewable energy.
Data showed that at 11:50 AM on Wednesday, November 6, renewables were providing just over 50% of the power to Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia – the five states served by the National Electricity Market, the country’s largest grid. Rooftop solar was providing 23.7% of all the power demand, followed by wind at 15.7%, large-scale solar with 8.8% and hydro at 1.9%. Coal was still the largest provider of electricity on the grid, however, with so-called ‘black coal’ plants generating 35.7% and ‘brown coal’ plants 13.5%.
Powering potential: renewable energy in Latin America. Latin America grabbed headlines at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York in November 2019, when it pledged a collective target of 70% renewable energy use by 2030 – more than double the EU’s target of 32%.
Solar energy: Exploring the market scope and current challenges. The world, in today’s day and age, is dependent on automation and artificial intelligence.
Dependency on technology comes with an increased demand for energy output in the devices. For example, smartphones demand long-lasting battery backups and computers demand higher computing powers, which again requires more energy. To cater to the increasing energy demands, the most sought-after power alternative is solar energy. One of the reasons for it being a preferred power source is its abundance. This benefit holds even more significance today, as in the last few years, the field has overcome many hurdles that used to prevent large-scale adoption. The Solar Energy Market The market for solar energy has come a long way. Also, recent technological advancements have boosted the adoption of solar panels to generate electricity.
An introduction to Offshore And Onshore Wind Farms. Wind energy has long been used as the means to generate electric power.
However, at times, wind farms faced issues such as geographical limitations and regulatory policies that made functioning, and at times, generating profits, difficult. To tackle these issues, the concept of onshore and offshore wind farming was introduced. What is offshore wind farming? Offshore wind power or offshore wind energy is the installation of a wind farm in the waters, usually in the ocean, where it can generate power. How did the markets in Saudi Arabia fare in 2019? The economic costs of climate change. More soaring temperatures, higher tides and higher winds.
More rain, more storms, more pests, more disease pathogens and more fires. Less rain, less glacial ice and less habitable landmass. 2019, and the years immediately preceding it, have seen a string of climate-change-related disasters around the world, from floods to wildfires, hurricanes to drought. Bold IDEA to combat the rise of infectious diseases. Sometimes, a tragedy is too vast in scope to be ignored.
The number of lives claimed by infectious diseases is one such tragedy, and it’s unfolding year after year before our very eyes. Rising to the climate challenge. The climate crisis threatening our planet is so big, so serious and – seemingly – so intractable, it’s not surprising people sometimes feel helpless in the face of such an enormous challenge.
But addressing the climate challenge, and all that this means, is one I feel passionately about. By Fady M Jameel, Deputy President & Vice Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel There are so many interconnected issues to consider and address that, in this article, I’ll start with a more generalized view and return to some of the detail of individual problems and paths to a solution in future articles. With a swathe of worrying predictions of rising sea levels, soaring populations and runaway temperatures from credible organizations in every corner of the globe, it’s all too easy to empathize with those who say it is too late to change direction; that the planet will ‘correct’ itself in time; or that technology will provide an easier solution at some unspecified time in the future.
Risks of inaction. AI in healthcare: a quiet revolution about to get loud. How artificial intelligence (AI) is set to transform the global healthcare industry.
By Fady M. Jameel, Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel. Welcome to my second ‘Spotlight’ article, where I’d like to explore another of our biggest challenges, and one I am passionate about. Around the world, industries and professions are facing upheaval and disruption on an extraordinary scale. The advance of artificial intelligence (AI) looks set to pose questions that go to the heart of 21st-Century society: workforces are being reorganized, jobs restructured and working patterns reimagined. Troubled waters and the path to success. How Abdul Latif Jameel is using its expertise to fight one of mankind’s biggest challenges.
By Fady M. Jameel, Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel. Only a handful of challenges are large enough to unite humanity in a common cause. Climate change is one, prompting the development of new methods and technologies designed to provide long-term, sustainable environmental solutions for the generations to come. Delivering decarbonization: How achievable is net zero? The UN-led Paris Agreement that came into effect in 2016 focused the world’s attention on the need to ‘decarbonize’ the global economy. But what is decarbonization and is it achievable?
By Fady M Jameel, Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel In simple terms, decarbonization refers to the reduction – or even better, the removal – of greenhouse gas emissions (principally carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) but also others) from the activities that operate our global economy. Under the Paris Agreement, the aim is to reduce world greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to half the level they were in 1990. How can Solar PV become more efficient?
Solar PV systems are an excellent way to produce renewable power by converting incident energy in the sunlight into electricity. However, sunlight comes in a variety of wavelengths. Some wavelengths will be visible, while some are invisible. An introduction to the Renewable Energy situation. In the past few years, renewable energy has become the go-to option for solving some of the world’s biggest problems.
Slowly, the earth is running out of fossil fuels, which are the primary sources of our energy, and which also causes a lot of pollution that leads to global warming. The extraction of these fossil fuels also comes with undesirable consequences for our health and environment. Such consequences create the need for new forms of energy that can help us reduce the dependence on fossil fuels. This is where renewable energy sources come in, and unless you were living under a rock your whole life, here’s a quick introduction to what is renewable energy.
What is renewable energy? It is a form of clean energy that can be obtained from natural sources like water, the wind, and the sun. Global renewable energy use. A look at the most commonly-used desalination processes. Water statistics are always frightening. The demand for potable water is rising at twice the speed of the growth of the population on earth. In spite of two-thirds of the planet being covered by water, only 3% of it is available for drinking. The increasing water demand at given resources can be met with advancements in technology that can produce newer solutions in the future. Water scarcity will be of the biggest global problems in the upcoming years as the current water supply can only partially accommodate future water demands. Bold IDEA to combat the rise of infectious diseases. Sometimes, a tragedy is too vast in scope to be ignored. Rif O. Abou Richeh.
Sidhesh Kaul. Abdul Wahab M. Tawfik. Faisal Elsamannoudi. Hassan Mohammed Jameel. Fady Mohammed Jameel. Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel KBE. Preparing for a cleaner, greener future. How will the world’s energy mix change over the next 30 years, and which new technologies look set to have the biggest impact on meeting a growing energy demand? Developing a new planning model for large water projects. J-WAFS’ research explores how city planners can best prepare for the uncertainties of climate change. MENAT leads the way as world takes shine to solar PV. The role of technology in the future of mining. Batteries Proving Revolutionizing For Desalination Plants. アブドゥルラティフジャメル. عبد اللطيف جميل. Abdul Latif Jameel. Logistics Solutions. Automotive and Engineering. Vehicle Financial Services. Engineering and Material Handling Solutions. Building a Sustainable Future-Energy and Environmental Services.
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Water Scarcity: Turning a regional challenge into a global opportunity. Renewable Energy: Meeting Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Ambitions. Abdul Latif Jameel Energy starts construction on Jordan solar projects that will power 80,000 homes. J-WAFS at MIT creates two technologies that extract drinking water and crop fertilizer from air using the sun. MENA set to benefit from MIT plans. Abdul Latif Jameel Energy’s FRV signs agreement for the sale of Clare solar farm in Australia. Art Jameel celebrates first annual exhibition at the Jameel House of Traditional Arts. J-WAFS researchers develop new way to clear pollutants from water. Abdul Latif Jameel Energy makes waves with launch of Almar Water Solutions. Seven projects to transform future water and food security. Bab Rizq Jameel helps 18,463 Saudi Arabian nationals into new jobs. J-WAFS at MIT develops technologies that provide low cost clean drinking water and reduce pesticide use.
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy to power more than 120,000 homes and generate 435 million kWH of electricity per year in Jordan. Global experts gather for J-WEL launch. J-WEL at MIT launches operations to develop education in the presence of experts from 27 countries. Innovative new finance app for Turkey’s car buyers. Art Jameel launches multi-year commissions program with call to artists to propose major sculptural works. Remarkable customer service results in China.
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