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Sustainable Energy Strategy for Iran

New open access book provides analyses and impulses needed to rethink Iran's energy strategy

For more than twelve years a team of Iranian and German scientists has been analyzing the Iranian energy system from the point of view of sustainable future development perspectives. Their result: Iran is a dynamic country endowed with rich natural resources, including high amounts of fossil and renewable energies and a young and growing population. If properly utilized and appreciated, these are key assets for the design of a sustainable energy system and a bright future for Iran....

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