Thailand: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 67,959,000
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 3.96 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code TH
3-letter ISO code THA
Numeric ISO code 764
UN Region[1] South-Eastern Asia
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 5 view
Tools 13 view
Programs 46 view
Energy Organizations 15 view
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Thailand (/ˈtaɪlænd/ TY-land or /ˈtaɪlənd/ TY-lənd; Thai: ประเทศไทย, Paiboon transliteration: "bprà-têet tai", rtgs: Prathet Thai); [pra(ʔ)˨˩.tʰeːt̚˥˩ tʰaj˧], officially the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai: ราชอาณาจักรไทย, Paiboon transliteration: "raa-chá aa-naa-jàk tai", rtgs: Ratcha-anachak Thai; [raː˧.t͡ɕʰa(ʔ)˦˥ ʔaː˧.naː˧.t͡ɕak̚˨˩ tʰaj˧]), formerly known as Siam (Thai: สยาม; rtgs: Sayam), is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andam

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 189 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 1,557,506,043 MWh/year 49 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 1,365.76 Million Short Tons 24 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 342,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 38 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 430,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 50 2010 CIA World Factbook

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

Thailand is a country in Asia.
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