Solomon Islands: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Solomon Islands
Population 523,000
GDP $840,000,000
Energy Consumption 0.00 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code SB
3-letter ISO code SLB
Numeric ISO code 090
UN Region[1] Melanesia
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CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

The Solomon Islands are a collection of nearly one thousand islands in Oceania that form a sovereign country. They lie to the east of Papua New Guinea in Melanesia and cover a land area of 28,400 square kilometres . The country's capital, Honiara, is located on the island of Guadalcanal. The islands have been inhabited for thousands of years. In 1568, the Spanish navigator Álvaro de Mendaña was the first European to visit them, naming them the Islas Salomón.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential Unavailable Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m N/A 1990 NREL
Solar Potential Unavailable MWh/year N/A 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 132 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 120 2010 CIA World Factbook

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Solomon Islands Policy and Regulatory Overview

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View the Islands Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Solomon Islands.

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

The Solomon Islands is a country in Oceania.
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