Swaziland: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 1,018,449
GDP $3,947,000,000
Energy Consumption 0.02 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code SZ
3-letter ISO code SWZ
Numeric ISO code 748
UN Region[1] Southern Africa
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Energy Organizations 0
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Swaziland, and sometimes called Ngwane or Swatini, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered to the north, south and west by South Africa, and to the east by Mozambique. The nation, as well as its people, are named after the 19th century king Mswati II. Swaziland is a small country, no more than 200 kilometres north to south and 130 kilometres east to west. The western half is mountainous, descending to a lowveld region to the east.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 185 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 53,026,488 MWh/year 154 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 158.73 Million Short Tons 54 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 129 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 117 2010 CIA World Factbook

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Swaziland Policy and Regulatory Overview
Source: http://www.reegle.info/countries/SZ

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View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Swaziland.

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

Swaziland is a country in Africa.
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