South Africa: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
South Africa
Population 51,770,560
GDP $326,541,000,000
Energy Consumption 5.71 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code ZA
3-letter ISO code ZAF
Numeric ISO code 710
UN Region[1] Southern Africa
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 1 view
Tools 11 view
Programs 42 view
Energy Organizations 16 view
Research Institutions 3 view
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Energy Resources[edit]

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 178 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 4,204,499,011 MWh/year 23 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 33,241.30 Million Short Tons 9 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 27,160,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 102 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 15,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 85 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring South Africa[edit]

Global Irradiation Incident on Optimally-Inclined Surface in South Africa

Reegle logo.png Policy and Regulatory Overview [3][edit]

South Africa Policy and Regulatory Overview

  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

South Africa is a country in Africa.
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