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, 2014See also: Electricity - production map
11 Best Countries in Renewable Energy
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/24/2015 4:53:02 AM
Renewable energy is the future of the world, which means that these 11 ... amount of electricity from renewable energy as well as a country whose electricity generation from renewable energy production is a large percentage of its total electricity ...
Coal Use to Decrease, Replaced by Natural Gas, Renewables in Developed Countries, Report Predicts
The Street - 11/24/2015 2:54:20 PM
The use of coal is projected to decrease in several OECD countries ... Energy Agency. The power generation sector is expected to lead the way towards a decarbonized energy system. Earlier this month, the International Energy Agency released the World ...
World Bank calls for $16bn to help Africa weather the effects of climate change
The Guardian - 11/25/2015 4:47:41 PM
Africa climate business plan, emphasising clean energy, efficient farming and urban ... International Development Association (IDA), the arm of the World Bank Group that supports the poorest countries. About $2.2bn is expected from climate finance ...
Climate debate: measure emissions by consumption, not production
Australian Financial Review - 11/26/2015 6:38:02 AM
To date, measures commonly used to scale countries' emissions ... emissions at the point of production, rather than consumption, provides an incomplete picture of changes in emissions over time. When it comes to energy security, we need to understand ...
World Bank sets out plan to bolster Africa against climate change
Reuters - 11/24/2015 6:50:33 PM
BARCELONA, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Bank aims to drive more funding into efforts to help African countries withstand climate change impacts and boost their clean energy production through a $16 billion plan revealed on Tuesday.
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.
The Least Developed Countries Report 2015
ReliefWeb - 11/25/2015 6:49:22 PM
In a bold move, UNCTAD’s The Least Developed Countries Report ... access to water, electricity and sanitation by 2030 are to be achieved, based on United Nations population projections. The data for 2000–2012 are from the World Bank’s World ...
China’s Investment in Renewable Energy Surpasses Europe, U.S. Combined
PennEnergy - 11/25/2015 1:20:05 PM
As an example, China has implemented the multi-step electricity pricing mechanism, which is proving more effective than eliminating the subsidies for fossil fuel production ... in the Gobi Desert. The country has become the world’s largest wind power ...
India will seek 'climate justice for billions of poor of this world' at Paris climate change meet
Firstpost - 11/23/2015 7:10:14 AM
Prakash Javadekar called on industrialised countries to commit to more stringent targets to free up "carbon space" for the developing world to generate emissions ... instead defiantly vowing to double coal production by 2020. It argues stricter emissions ...
Namibia: New Energy Solutions for Namibia
AllAfrica - 11/25/2015 1:20:05 PM
... electricity production price and will become cheaper than fossil fuel power stations in just a few years (and already are, if some fuel types are compared). To "store" the energy from the renewable power stations across the country, Nampower could ...
RPT-Nuclear exit unthinkable for climate conference host France
Reuters - 11/26/2015 6:59:31 AM
The episode illustrated the tensions surrounding energy policy in a country steeped in nuclear power since ... But critics like Greenpeace say nuclear power - whose share of world electricity production has been stable at around 11 percent for years ...
Iran gears up for big return to world oil markets
CNN Money - 11/23/2015 11:59:33 PM
Crews are working flat out, hoping to quadruple production ... country delegations from Europe and Asia -- often including energy CEOs in tow -- beating a path to Tehran since the interim agreement was signed July 14. Iran's reemergence as a world oil ...
Energy Downturn Spreads Beyond Oil Patch — Energy Journal
The Wall Street Journal - 11/24/2015 2:18:33 PM
The ripple effects of low oil prices can be seen world-wide, even in places ... making it nearly impossible for the country to tap the markets again. Separately, the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, a pan-European regulator, says it has ...
Yet another way that poor countries will suffer the most from climate change
Washington Post - 11/24/2015 4:27:24 PM
One of the most fundamental predictions of climate change models is that warming temperatures will disrupt the world’s food supply. Many countries will find their ... wipe out half of the world’s food production, the model found. Instead, because ...
Alberta, Canada taxes carbon emission from 2017 and phases out coal by 2030
zmescience.com - 11/25/2015 6:27:54 PM
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley recently announced a series of environmental measures which will see the country drastically lower its carbon footprint, expand the renewable energy sector and lower its reliance on fossil fuels. Alberta is home to the world ...