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
California leads nation in solar installations as world sees 14% increase
Computer World - 3/31/2015 8:05:14 PM
California's utility-scale (1 megawatt or larger) solar plants generated a record 9.9 million mega watt hours (MWh) of electricity in 2014, an increase of 6.1 million MWh from 2013. California's utility-scale solar production ... leads the world in solar ...
World Bank approves US$52 million loan to strengthen power supply reliability in Armenia
Public Radio of Armenia - 3/31/2015 12:48:34 PM
The new project will improve the reliability of the power transmission network and system management, and support the Government’s efforts in ensuring adequate electricity supply across the country, according to the World Bank. Armenia’s National ...
Best: Assessing our rapidly changing world of energy
Denver Post - 3/28/2015 11:00:35 PM
Allen Best: In the world of energy, what is the ... occurred in many places across the country. Q. Two years ago at this conference, you said that we have received an unexpected blessing in the form of natural gas production and that we'd better not ...
Green energy investments worldwide surge 17 percent to $270 billion in 2014
Phys.org - 3/31/2015 2:00:09 PM
This graphic, from the new UNEP report, charts global new investment in renewable energy, developed versus developing ... such as solar in oil-exporting countries, and biofuels in most parts of the world. "Oil and renewables do not directly compete for ...
China’s Water-Energy-Food Roadmap: A New Global Choke Point Report
newsecuritybeat.org - 3/30/2015 10:26:35 AM
Moving and cleaning water requires energy. Food production at all stages – from ... The lifecycle of coal is water intensive around the world, however it presents a particular quandary for a country already facing a water scarcity crisis.
The Argument Against Energy Subsidies
Wall Street Journal - 3/29/2015 11:56:40 PM
Tim Phillips heads up Americans for Prosperity, the political advocacy group backed by the billionaire Koch brothers that has become one of the biggest conservative forces in the country ... that require increased production of energy from renewables ...
World Bank Helps to Further Strengthen Power Supply Reliability in Armenia
The World Bank - 3/31/2015 1:14:13 AM
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 – The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today ... and support the Government’s efforts in ensuring adequate electricity supply across the country. Armenia’s National Energy Security Concept prioritizes rehabilitation ...
OPEC Output Rises to 19-Month High, Led by Iraq and Libya
Bloomberg - 4/1/2015 12:44:24 AM
(Bloomberg) -- OPEC oil production rose to a 19-month high in March, led by gains in Iraq and Libya. Production by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries climbed 481,000 ... president of Strategic Energy & Economic Research in Winchester ...
In Africa, Clean Energy Provides a Route to Clean Water
Earth Island Institute - 3/31/2015 10:03:56 AM
The country’s Ministry of Water estimates that fuel costs for water pumping account for up to 50 percent of a farmer’s total cost of production ... the world charts a more sustainable future, the crucial interplay among water, food and energy is ...
Development Partners Work With Comoros to Help Repair the Country's Ailing Energy Industry
AllAfrica - 3/31/2015 4:59:07 PM
The electricity sector is critical to development in Comoros, yet it faces very high production and maintenance costs ... and is particularly important in driving more inclusive growth." The World Bank is also involved in these efforts, having allocated ...
Carbon Emissions Cuts In Mexico: Country Plans To Lead Fight Against Climate Change In Developing World
Latin Times - 3/30/2015 1:36:53 AM
the world’s largest carbon-emitting country, to follow through on tentative commitments to cut back on coal and other fossil fuels. Mexico’s new targets build on a bill passed by its congress in 2012 to expand renewable energy production.
Green Energy Subsidies Surge To $270 Billion In 2014
Science 2.0 - 3/31/2015 4:23:19 PM
The 103 Gw of generating capacity added around the world made 2014 the best year ever ... There are also structural challenges in the electricity system as grids and utilities in many countries struggle to cope with the increasing penetration of wind ...
Green energy Investments surge 17 per cent to $270 billion
Oneworld - 3/31/2015 5:06:16 PM
103GW capacity added in 2014 is roughly that of all US nuclear plants Frankfurt / New York, 31 March, 2015-- Global investments in renewable energy rebounded ... in oil-exporting countries, and biofuels in most parts of the world. "Oil and renewables ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Politicians and activists may love to talk about renewable energy sources, but in today’s world ... proven crude oil reserves and the fourth largest proven natural gas reserves in Africa. The civil war in 2011 severely impacted oil production and exports ...
World Bank launches initiative to promote solar power
The Nation - 3/29/2015 11:20:52 PM
“The World Bank Group is committed to promoting ... significantly speeds this process to enable initial electricity production to begin within two years of initiating an engagement. “The countries we work with in Africa to support the development ...