Finland: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Name
Finland
Population 5,486,125
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 1.29 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code FI
3-letter ISO code FIN
Numeric ISO code 246
UN Region[1] Northern Europe
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 2 view
Tools 7 view
Programs 1 view
Energy Organizations 3 view
Research Institutions 0
References
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]
 

Finland (/ˈfɪnlənd/; Finnish: Suomi [suomi]; Swedish: Finland [ˈfɪnland]), officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. A peninsula with the Gulf of Finland to the south and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west, the country has land borders with Sweden to the northwest, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east. Estonia is south of the country across the Gulf of Finland. The nation is an area in the geographic region of Fennoscandia, which also includes Scandinavia and parts of the Russian federal subjects of Leningrad Oblast, Murmansk Oblast, and the Republic of Karelia.


Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 5,472 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 42 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 525,698,867 MWh/year 85 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 178 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves Unavailable Barrels (bbl) N/A 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Finland

Finland global irradiation and solar electricity potential (horizontally-mounted photovoltaic modules) Finland global irradiation and solar electricity potential (optimally-inclined photovoltaic modules)

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SWERA

View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Finland.

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









Finland is a country in Europe.
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