Albania and coal

From Global Energy Monitor

Albania is a minor producer and consumer of coal, producing 0.1 million tonnes and ranked in 60th in the world.[1]

Coal Resources

Resource Details

Category Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year
BGR Estimate Reserves 522[2] million tonnes 2019
BGR Estimate Resources 205[2] million tonnes 2019
Geological Survey Reserves 794[3] million tonnes 1996
Geological Survey Resources million tonnes
Commercial Reserves Reserves million tonnes
Commercial Resources Resources million tonnes

Coal Production

In 2019, Albania produced 0.1 million tonnes of coal per year, ranking 60th in the world.

Coal Consumption

Albania consumes 95,901 Tons (short tons, "st") of Coal per year as of the year 2016. Albania ranks 105th in the world for Coal consumption, accounting for about 0.0% of the world's total consumption of 1,139,471,430 tons.[4]


Albania imports 93% of its Coal consumption (89,287 tons in 2016).[4]

Proposed coal stations

Articles and resources


  1. "Argentina". U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Retrieved 2021-06-18.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 BGR Energy Study 2019 - Data and Developments in German and Global Energy Supplies (23), 200 p, Hannover, Germany
  3. Albania National Agency of National Resources, INVEST IN ALBANIAN NATURAL RESOURCES, 15 p, Accessed July 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Albania Coal Reserves and Consumption Statistics - Worldometer". Retrieved 2021-04-29.

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