Challenges and Opportunities Regarding Adoption of Clean Energy Technology in Developing Countries, in Case of Iran

Author(s): Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejada*, Leili hashemi Rafsanjanib, Milad Karimib
a Faculty of Art and Architecture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
b Low Energy Architecture, Kish Campus, Unoversity of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
International Journal of Smart Grid and Clean Energy, vol. 2, no. 2, May 2013: pp. 283–288
ISSN: 2315-4462
Digital Object Identifier: 10.12720/sgce.2.2.283-288

Abstract: Nowadays, according to energy crisis, the use of renewable energies has brought tremendous interest in all over the world. One particular reason that has a great effect in consuming fossil energy is residential buildings, which in some countries like Iran has a usage equal to 40 percent of total energy usage of the country. In this paper, comparative statistics and information about the necessity of the use of clean energy instead of fossil fuel has been discussed. The results of the paper show that in Iran, there are some considerable challenges and opportunities regarding adoption of clean energy technology.

Keywords: Renewable energy, energy crisis, clean energy technologies

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