Romania: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 19,511,000
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 1.68 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code RO
3-letter ISO code ROU
Numeric ISO code 642
UN Region[1] Eastern Europe
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 2 view
Tools 6 view
Programs 2 view
Energy Organizations 1 view
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Romania (/roʊˈmeɪniə/ roh-MAY-nee-ə; Romanian: România [romɨˈni.a]) is a republic in Southeast Europe, bordering the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres (92,043 sq mi) and a temperate-continental climate. With 19.94 million inhabitants, it is the seventh most populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth largest city in the EU.The River Danube, Europe's second longest river, rises in Germany and flows southeastwards for a distance of 2,857 km, coursing through ten countries before emptying in Romania's Danube Delta. The Carpathian Mountains, with their tallest peak Moldoveanu at 2,544 m (8,346 ft), cross Romania from the north to the southwest.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 164 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 546,457,548 MWh/year 81 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 320.77 Million Short Tons 42 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 63,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 60 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 600,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 43 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Romania

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

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View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Romania.

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

Romania is a country in Europe.
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