El Salvador: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
El Salvador
Population 5,744,113
GDP $22,761,000,000
Energy Consumption 0.14 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code SV
3-letter ISO code SLV
Numeric ISO code 222
UN Region[1] Central America
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 47 view
Tools 6 view
Programs 8 view
Energy Organizations 0
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

El Salvador Listen/ɛl ˈsælvədɔr/ (Spanish: República de El Salvador, literally "Republic of The Savior") is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. The country's capital city and largest city is San Salvador; Santa Ana and San Miguel are also important cultural and commercial centers in the country as well as Central America. El Salvador borders the Pacific Ocean on the south, and the countries of Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the north and east.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 2,571 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 51 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 65,682,559 MWh/year 145 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 184 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 184 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring El Salvador

Cammetst 58.pdf Central America 50m Wind Power.pdf Central America - Annual Direct Normal Solar Radiation More Maps..

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El Salvador Policy and Regulatory Overview
Source: http://www.reegle.info/countries/SV

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View the Salvador Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for El Salvador.

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

El Salvador is a country in Central America.
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