Afghanistan: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 32,564,342
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.02 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code AF
3-letter ISO code AFG
Numeric ISO code 004
UN Region[1] Southern Asia
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 6 view
Tools 3 view
Programs 5 view
Energy Organizations 3 view
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 75,619 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 16 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 1,982,757,811 MWh/year 42 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 72.75 Million Short Tons 60 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 49,550,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 65 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 99 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Afghanistan

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View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Afghanistan.

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

Afghanistan is a country in Asia.
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World Resources Institute Country Profile

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