Iceland: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population Unavailable
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.25 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code IS
3-letter ISO code ISL
Numeric ISO code 352
UN Region[1] Northern Europe
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 2 view
Tools 3 view
Programs 1 view
Energy Organizations 3 view
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 60,200 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 18 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 142,782,217 MWh/year 123 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 161 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 168 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Iceland

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

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View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Iceland.

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

Iceland is a country in Europe.
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