Document Type : Original Article
Ph.D. Student of Public Policy, (Department of Political Science &amp; International Relations, College of Law and Political Science, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran)
Full Professor (Department of Political Science &amp; International Relations, College of Law and Political Science,
Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran)
The Role Of Energy Policy On Sustainable Development In Iran
At the current age, energy plays vital role in moving toward sustainable development and prosperity of the society. To achieve sustainable development, increase in efficiency of sustainable energy resources plays key role. Moreover, role of renewable energies is considerable for sustainable development and improvement of economic stagnation. That is why there is an intimate connection between renewable energy and sustainable development. A comprehensive planning for sustainable development can provide new opportunity to overcome challenges and barriers of new era. Understanding these barriers and challenges can lead us to find suitable analysis and better decision making to move towards sustainable development. Therefore, this study has tried to precisely evaluate the challenges and barriers to development renewable energies in Iran. Moreover, the status of renewable energies in Iran is discussed and finally, some suggestions are presented to move toward a sustainable future.