NEOM, as part of Saudi Arabia’s leading role on climate change action, is designing the world’s most livable and sustainable society. At NEOM, a climate-first approach to sustainable development is intrinsic to all their plans and they are working with researchers, educators, startups, and investors to make this a reality. They are also investing in and developing clean energy generation, zero waste desalination, advanced and clean manufacturing, technology, research, and innovation across a broad spectrum of industrial sectors.
Innovative clean energy storage initiatives are also being created such as a gravity energy storage system within THE LINE, a linear city of hyperconnected future communities, without cars and built around nature, stretching 170km long and 200m wide. The system will be operational by 2030 and will allow for a bulk energy supply to power THE LINE’s commercial and residential communities – optimizing for low costs, minimal emissions, and maximum reliability.
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