Papua New Guinea: Energy Resources

Jump to: navigation, search
Loading map...
Country Profile
Papua New Guinea
Population 5,190,783
GDP $17,430,000,000
Energy Consumption 0.07 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code PG
3-letter ISO code PNG
Numeric ISO code 598
UN Region[1] Melanesia
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 0
Tools 6 view
Programs 10 view
Energy Organizations 0
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Papua New Guinea (PNG; /ˈpæpə njuː ˈɡɪniː/ PAP-pə-new-GHIN-ee; Tok Pisin: Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 161 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 1,244,136,981 MWh/year 56 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 226,500,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 44 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 170,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 62 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Papua New Guinea

No Maps For This Location

Reegle logo.png Policy and Regulatory Overview [3]

Papua New Guinea Policy and Regulatory Overview

SWERA logo.png


View the New Guinea Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Papua New Guinea.

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

Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania.
External Links