The Effect of Renewable Energy Development Policies on Macroeconomic Indicators in Iran


1 PhD Student, Public Administration, Decision Making and General Policy Making, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan Branch, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan Branch, Iran

3 Professor‚ Department of Economics ‘University of Mazandaran, Iran

4 Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Islamic Azad University, Ghaemshahr Branch, Iran


The aim of this study was to The Impact of Renewable Energy Development Policies on Macroeconomic Indicators in Iran in 2020 through the exploratory mixed exploration model research method. The statistical population in the qualitative sector was professors of higher education centers in the field of energy and economics, and senior, middle managers and senior experts of the country's electricity industry and in the quantitative sector the managers and deputies of Ministry of Energy, Companies of TAVANIR, Regional Electric Company of Tehran, Fars and Mazandaran and SATBA by 180 people. In qualitative part 20 experts were selected by snowball sampling method and in quantitative part 123 people were selected by relative class sampling method with Cochran's formula. Data were analyzed in qualitative part with Delphi technique and in quantitative part with 105-item questionnaire with SPSS and Smart PLS software. To determine the validity and reliability in the qualitative part, the necessary tests including acceptability and capability have been used and in a quantitative part, the validity of the questionnaires was confirmed in terms of form, content (CVR and CVI range for each item between 0.6 to 0.1 and 0.85 to 0.1, respectively) and structure. The reliability and combined reliability of the components were estimated and confirmed between 0.847 to 0.951 and 0.759 to 0.931, respectively. Findings showed that the model of the Impact of Renewable Energy Development Policies on Macroeconomic Indicators in Iran has nine dimensions (objective evaluation, legal framework, compliance, management requirements, policy environment management, process evaluation, policy evaluators, auditing and the characteristics of the optimal method of evaluation) and 25 components.


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