China: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 1,376,049,000
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 85.06 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code CN
3-letter ISO code CHN
Numeric ISO code 156
UN Region[1] Eastern Asia
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 31 view
Tools 32 view
Programs 65 view
Energy Organizations 224 view
Research Institutions 2 view
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. The PRC is a one-party state governed by the Communist Party, with its seat of government in the capital city of Beijing. It exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces; five autonomous regions; four direct-controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Chongqing); two mostly self-governing special administrative regions (Hong Kong and Macau); and claims sovereignty over Taiwan.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 650,882 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 6 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 27,373,606,559 MWh/year 3 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 126,214.65 Million Short Tons 3 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 3,030,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 13 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 20,350,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 13 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring China

China Chifeng 50m Wind Power.pdf China Enshi 50m Wind Power.pdf China Fuzhou 50m Wind Power.pdf More Maps..

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

China is a country in Asia.

See also:; Government policy and investment in clean energy (China)

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