United Kingdom: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
United Kingdom
Population 64,716,000
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 9.35 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code GB
3-letter ISO code GBR
Numeric ISO code 826
UN Region[1] Northern Europe
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 2 view
Tools 18 view
Programs 5 view
Energy Organizations 402 view
Research Institutions 6 view
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 146,935 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 13 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 391,017,509 MWh/year 95 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 251.33 Million Short Tons 44 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 292,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 40 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 3,084,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 31 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring United Kingdom

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

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View the Kingdom Solar and Wind Energy Resource Atlas for United Kingdom.

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402 Energy Organizations

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379 Clean Energy Companies

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6 Research Institutions

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

The United Kingdom is a country in Europe.
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