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United States
Population Unavailable
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 99.53 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code US
3-letter ISO code USA
Numeric ISO code 840
UN Region[1] Northern America
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Energy Maps 1133 view
Tools 97 view
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Energy Organizations 9549 view
Research Institutions 123 view
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (US), America or simply the States, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 2,237,435 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 3 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 24,557,081,451 MWh/year 6 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 260,551.00 Million Short Tons 1 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 6,928,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 6 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 19,120,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 14 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring United States

Map of the U.S. land-based and offshore annual average wind speed at 100m BOEMRE OCS.oil.gas.2007-12.map.pdf BOEMRE US.CSB.Map.pdf More Maps..

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United States Policy and Regulatory Overview
Source: http://www.reegle.info/countries/US

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

The United States is a country in North America.
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