Bangladesh: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 161,083,804
GDP $113,855,000,000
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
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 50 view
Tools 10 view
Programs 30 view
Energy Organizations 0
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ Gônoprojatontri Bangladesh), is a country in South Asia. It forms part of the ancient and historic ethno-linguistic region of Bengal. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal" in the official Bengali language. To its south lies the Bay of Bengal, while it is bordered by the Republic of India on the north, west and east, and Burma to the southeast.

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

Banglmetst 221.pdf Selected Asian Countries - Annual Direct Normal Solar Radiation (JPG) Selected Asian Countries - Annual Direct Normal Solar Radiation (PDF) More Maps..

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Bangladesh Policy and Regulatory Overview

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View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Bangladesh.

  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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