Tuvalu: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Name
Tuvalu
Population 10,837
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code TV
3-letter ISO code TUV
Numeric ISO code 798
UN Region[1] Polynesia
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References
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]
 

Tuvalu (/tuːˈvɑːluː/ too-VAH-loo or /ˈtuːvəluː/ TOO-və-loo), formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway between Hawaii and Australia. It comprises three reef islands and six true atolls spread out between the latitude of 5° to 10° south and longitude of 176° to 180°, west of the International Date Line.Its nearest neighbours are Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa and Fiji. Tuvalu has a population of 10,837 (2012 census). The total land area of the islands of Tuvalu is 26 square kilometres (10 sq mi).


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 50,745 MWh/year N/A 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves Unavailable Cubic Meters (cu m) N/A 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves Unavailable Barrels (bbl) N/A 2010 CIA World Factbook

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References
  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
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Tuvalu is a country in Oceania.
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