International Congress on Eurasian Economies

International Conference on Eurasian Economies

10-12 July 2017 – Istanbul, TURKEY

Paper detail

Paper ID : 1927
Status : Paper published
Language : Turkish
Topic : Growth and Development
Presenter: İnci Mine Özkan
Session : 1C Makroekonomi

Renewable Energy Sources in Perspective of Sustainable Development
Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Perspektifinde Uygulanan Yenilenebilir Enerji Kaynakları


It is one of the most important issues of our time that meeting the energy needs for developing countries. Especially in recent years, the developed and developing countries emphasize the importance of resorting to current and renewable energy sources in order to be able both to feed them and to show sensitivity to the environment. It is an important tool in reducing external dependency that increased use of those resources in countries which is a country in an advantageous position in terms of renewable energy sources. From past to present with increased production and consumption and the point where the environmental problems reach, renewable energy sources is shown as a solution to this problem. Sustainable development makes an important contribution not only in quantity but also in quality to the economy. It is provided that enhancing human capital by performing technological development and sustainability of the environment by raising awareness of the environmental community and reducing of energy imports by applying renewable energy in energy production. It can be reduced its dependence on foreign energy with sustainable energy policies and R&D activities for the use of renewable energy sources where countries have the potential to be an ample supply. In light of this, it has been demonstrated that introduction of renewable energy sources should not be delayed in achieving sustainable development in economic, social and environmental dimensions. In this study, the strengths and weaknesses are evaluated in terms of sustainable development of renewable energy sources.

JEL codes: Q56, P28, Q43

Tunçsiper, Bedriye, Fırat, Emine, Özkan, İnci Mine (2017). "Renewable Energy Sources in Perspective of Sustainable Development" in Proceedings of International Conference of Eurasian Economies 2017, pp.318-324, Istanbul, TURKEY.


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Session 1C: Makroekonomi

Eurasian Economists Association Istanbul Beykent University Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University TIKA Turkish Central Bank Kavram Vocational High School