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Forecasting the Demand for Electricity in Saudi Arabia

Mohammed A. Al-Sahlawi

The Energy Journal, 1990, vol. Volume 11, issue Number 1, 119-126

Abstract: Electric power in Saudi Arabia is an essential tool for modern economic development. Thus, forecasting electricity demand is vital for planning and investment purposes. In estimating future electricity demand, it is important to assure high responsibility that there will be no supply shortages. Nonparametric analysis techniques like bootstrap, the jackknife, and crossvalidation are becoming increasingly popular in the estimation of probability density function of a variable or its function (see Efron (1979) and Efron and Gong (1983)).

JEL-codes: F0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1990
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