Ukraine: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 44,429,471
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 6.30 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code UA
3-letter ISO code UKR
Numeric ISO code 804
UN Region[1] Eastern Europe
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 2 view
Tools 4 view
Programs 16 view
Energy Organizations 4 view
Research Institutions 0
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Ukraine (/juːˈkreɪn/; Ukrainian: Україна, tr. Ukraina [ukrɑˈjinɑ]) is a country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively. Ukraine is currently in territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean peninsula which Russia annexed in 2014 but which Ukraine and most of the international community recognise as Ukrainian. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world, and a population of about 44.5 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 201 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 1,202,370,998 MWh/year 57 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 37,338.59 Million Short Tons 7 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 1,104,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 25 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 395,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 53 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Ukraine

Ukraine global irradiation and solar electricity potential (horizontally-mounted photovoltaic modules) Ukraine global irradiation and solar electricity potential (optimally-inclined photovoltaic modules)

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View the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for Ukraine.

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

Ukraine is a country in Europe.
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