Netherlands: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Name
Netherlands
Population 16,751,323
GDP $840,433,000,000
Energy Consumption 4.33 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code NL
3-letter ISO code NLD
Numeric ISO code 528
UN Region[1] Western Europe
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 2 view
Tools 12 view
Programs 3 view
Energy Organizations 18 view
Research Institutions 3 view
References
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]
 

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. The European part of the Netherlands borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east, and shares maritime borders with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. It is a parliamentary democracy organised as a unitary state.


Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 10,244 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 35 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 57,659,686 MWh/year 151 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 1,416,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 24 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 100,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 69 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Netherlands

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

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Netherlands Policy and Regulatory Overview
Source: http://www.reegle.info/countries/NL

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









The Netherlands is a country in Europe.
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