Cuba: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 11,163,934
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.42 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code CU
3-letter ISO code CUB
Numeric ISO code 192
UN Region[1] Caribbean
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Energy Organizations 0
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is an island country in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba consists of the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the capital of Cuba and its largest city, followed by Santiago de Cuba. To the north of Cuba lies the United States (150 km or 93 mi away) and the Bahamas, Mexico is to the west, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica are to the south, and Haiti and the Dominican Republic are to the southeast.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 4,281 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 46 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 341,066,748 MWh/year 101 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 70,790,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 57 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 178,900,000 Barrels (bbl) 61 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Cuba

Cubametst 59.pdf Cuba 50m Wind Power Cuba - Annual Direct Normal Solar Radiation More Maps..

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Cuba Policy and Regulatory Overview

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View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Cuba.

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

Cuba is a country in the Caribbean and part of North America.
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