Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - production map
Boomtown: The State of U.S. Energy Production in 4 Charts
Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 9/17/2014 6:05:44 PM
Energy is the backbone of the American economy, and of the whole world, really ... solar is dropping thanks to increased production and government-backed incentives. Wind farms are also sprouting up across the country, and the benefits of both are being ...
Economics: Manufacture renewables to build energy security
Nature - 9/9/2014 11:58:49 PM
it consumes around 23% of the world's coal production for electricity. But fossil fuels alone cannot power the industrial growth the country needs to keep up with the West. Since the mid-2000s, China has also pursued a low-carbon energy strategy.
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
Energy crisis: Ghana must go coal – Donkor
Ghana Web - 9/18/2014 12:53:45 AM
has suggested that Ghana adds coal plants to the country’s energy production mix. In his view, coal is a cheaper alternative energy source used to produce 40 percent of the world’s power, and therefore Ghana should tap into that potential. His ...
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Oil accounted for 33 percent of all the energy consumed in the world in 2013 ... The US continues to lead the world in increasing oil production, while developing countries — in particular the Asia Pacific region — have added the vast majority of ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
We then calculated the total value of the reserves by using current global ... market has made China extremely influential in the world energy trade. Natural gas production is increasing in the country, but coal remains China’s primary energy source.
Energy Secretary Moniz Touts US Energy Boom Double Whammy
Breaking Energy - 9/17/2014 2:59:37 PM
He went on to describe how the country rapidly shifted from a position of energy scarcity to one of abundance – especially with regard to oil and gas production – but also ... He cited the example of the world’s first 3D-printed car that was recently ...
Philippines Faces Energy Shortage, Government to Step Up Supply
RIA Novosti - 9/18/2014 4:45:48 PM
Electricity production is among the most profitable businesses in the country, and prices are some of the highest in Asia, as the country’s own Department of Energy has admitted. The country already faced widespread shortages and outages last year due to ...
FACTBOX-Oil production cost estimates by country
Reuters - 7/28/2009 5:19:37 AM
It also gives the International Energy Agency's more general assessment of costs for the oil-producing regions of the world. ESTIMATES BY COUNTRY Saudi Arabian crude ... In Nigeria, production in ultra-deep water fields can reach $30 a barrel compared ...
World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production
Oil Price - 11/11/2013 11:59:04 PM
The IEA released the 2013 edition of its much-anticipated World Energy Outlook ... will need to be addressed for Iraq to nearly triple its oil production over the next 20 years. The other country in which the IEA is placing its faith is Brazil.
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
More important, Japan has very little domestic energy production and is forced to import most ... Not surprisingly, the countries are wealthy and among the world’s greenest as well, according to the Environmental Performance Index, a joint product ...
Canada Tops The World In Forest Degradation Thanks To Climate Change, Logging And Energy Development
Think Progress - 9/5/2014 3:13:51 PM
Canada leads the world in forest degradation ... heavily-forested region in the country, home to 29 percent of the country’s total forested land. Many of the region’s forests are used as crops for timber or paper production, so total forested area ...
U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years, Report Says
New York Times - 11/11/2012 11:55:17 PM
That increased oil production, combined with new American policies to improve energy efficiency ... United States and many other countries. The report said that several other factors could also have a large impact on world energy markets over the next ...
Which countries produce the most coal?
Greenbang - 7/25/2012 11:55:42 PM
While the world continues ... just 2 percent of global energy use. China, not surprisingly, accounted for the lion’s share – 71 percent – of the global increase in energy consumption last year. Coal production in that country rose by 8.8 percent ...
Which Countries Produce The Most Fossil Fuels?
The Energy Collective - 7/29/2014 11:58:31 PM
So, which countries lead the world in extracting fossil fuels from the ground ... Similarly, oil is almost never used for the production of electricity or steel. So, the economic value of each fuel is largely ignored by this measure.