IBM: Saudi Arabia to capture carbon through AI
(CercleFinance.com) - IBM today announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with the Saudi Arabian Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) to drive the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in carbon capture and industry across Saudi Arabia.
SDAIA, the Ministry of Energy and IBM will use AI technology to detect, map and eventually reduce CO2 emissions across the country.
According to Dr Majid Al-Tuwaijri, Director General of the National Center for AI, the agreement is expected to address key challenges in the circular carbon economy, petrochemicals and industrial fields, through the development of innovative data and AI solutions, as well as the exchange of shared experiences and investment opportunities in this vital area to support the achievement of Vision 2030 goals.
IBM says that Saudi Arabia has set a goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2060 and supporting the global effort to reduce emissions.
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