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Lack of Energy Diplomacy Impairs Growth of Power Export Sector

Lack of Energy Diplomacy Impairs Growth of Power Export Sector
Lack of Energy Diplomacy Impairs Growth of Power Export Sector

Absence of energy diplomacy is one root cause of shortfalls and lack of decent growth in the key power sector, a veteran economist says.
Despite abundant energy resources ranging from fossil fuels to renewables, which can be used as economic leverage in international negotiations, Iran has neither benefitted from such resources for sustainable economic development nor to improve its foreign relations, Ali Shams Ardakani, head of the Energy Commission of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines, told Barq News.
Ardakani defines energy diplomacy as benefiting from energy resources to build and strengthen the domestic economy and having an upper hand in settling international disputes.

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