Bangladesh: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 150,039,000
GDP $153,580,000,000
Energy Consumption 0.87 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code BD
3-letter ISO code BGD
Numeric ISO code 050
UN Region[1] Southern Asia
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CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Bangladesh /bɑːŋlɑːdɛʃ/; /ˌbæŋɡləˈdæʃ/ (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ, pronounced: [ˈbaŋlad̪eʃ] , lit. "The nation of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (Bengali: গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ Gônôprôjatôntri Bangladesh), is a country in South Asia. It is bordered by India to its west, north and east; Burma to its southeast and separated from Nepal and Bhutan by the Chicken’s Neck Corridor. To its south, it faces the Bay of Bengal.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 80 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 380,054,187 MWh/year 96 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 322.98 Million Short Tons 41 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 195,400,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 46 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 28,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 82 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Bangladesh

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Bangladesh Policy and Regulatory Overview

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

Bangladesh is a country in Asia.
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