South Africa: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
South Africa
Population 54,956,900
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 5.71 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code ZA
3-letter ISO code ZAF
Numeric ISO code 710
UN Region[1] Southern Africa
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 1 view
Tools 11 view
Programs 42 view
Energy Organizations 16 view
Research Institutions 3 view
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 178 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 4,204,499,011 MWh/year 23 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 33,241.30 Million Short Tons 9 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 27,160,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 102 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 15,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 85 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring South Africa

Global Irradiation Incident on Optimally-Inclined Surface in South Africa

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42 Programs

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11 Tools

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16 Energy Organizations

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10 Clean Energy Companies

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3 Research Institutions

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

South Africa is a country in Africa.
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