Definition: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, 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 - consumption map
Did Regulation Cause Drop in California Energy Consumption?
Wall Street Journal - 6/18/2013 6:45:27 PM
As electricity consumption continued to rise in other states, regulation advocates hailed California as ... An Idea Thief? Say It Isn’t So. Twitter Facebook Email Comments 4
Energy chief: Flying across US in high-tech solar plane to boost cleaner energy use on ground
Yahoo! News - 6/17/2013 7:36:44 PM
The spindly one-man craft called Solar Impulse has been flying cross ... The plane, which left St. Louis on Friday, will finish its test flight across America later this month when it files to New York.
Companies growing focus on cutting energy use
fuelfix.com - 6/17/2013 4:44:57 PM
Maybe it seems obvious, but a study of more than 3,000 organizations from around the world found that ... ways of helping control energy costs. Money is at the heart of the issue: Companies said cost-savings was the top reason for their moves ...
Official: Solar plane to help energy use on ground
San Francisco Gate - 6/17/2013 10:07:04 PM
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — The plane parked outside the airport looks more like a giant exotic insect or maybe an outsized balsa wood toy airplane. When it's in flight, there's no roar of jet engines. It's strangely quiet. And as it crisscrosses America, the ...
UPPCL for LED streetlights to reduce electricity consumption
Times of India - 6/15/2013 9:19:20 PM
which will reduce electricity consumption by nearly 50%. A lot of power is consumed by street lights and government tube wells for providing water to residents. As a result, electricity department faces a lot of pressure due to local bodies ...
Did Global Oil Consumption Slow in 2012?
energytrendsinsider.com - 6/18/2013 6:09:39 PM
I hate the phrase “Innocent until proven guilty.” When serial killer Ted Bundy killed his first victim, he wasn’t innocent just because a court had yet to convict him. The correct phrasing — which practically nobody uses — is ...
Upsolar and Tigo Energy Unveil Austria’s Largest Smart Solar Array
Yahoo! Finance - 6/18/2013 9:19:57 AM
Upsolar, a leading international provider of solar PV modules, today announced the completion of a 400 kW solar electric system in Vienna, Austria. Featuring Upsolar’s smart module technology powered by Tigo Energy, the rooftop system provides ...
Keystone Seen Failing to Sop Up Canada Oil Glut: Energy Markets
Businessweek - 6/18/2013 6:09:39 PM
Even if U.S. President Barack Obama approves the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian crude oil probably ... similarly-dated West Texas Intermediate, the U.S. benchmark grade, at 11:30 a.m. today, according to the Bloomberg Fair Value Index.
Variables, uncertainties still shape world energy outlook
Oil & Gas Journal - 6/18/2013 8:54:18 PM
Joseph, executive director of PIRA Energy Group ... “The learning curve never really stops.” The world’s unconventional resources are generally concentrated, with a handful of countries accounting for about two thirds of the total, indicated ...
World's wind turbines to cross the 300 gigawatt mark - data
Reuters - 6/14/2013 7:11:40 PM
Europe, which has led the world on wind, still represents around a third ... However, EU authorities cannot dictate to member states what kind of energy sources they use and how they are financed. The most heated debate has been in Germany ...
Bipartisan energy efficiency efforts discussed at 24th annual Energy Efficiency Forum
EIN News - 6/15/2013 11:32:21 AM
Energy experts, legislators and business leaders outlined the importance of keeping energy efficiency at the forefront of national research and policy making to make communities and the world more secure ... jobs and moves our country toward a more ...
Prestigious World Wind Energy Award for Vergnet
Farming Life - 6/18/2013 8:54:18 PM
Simple Power is delighted to announce that the Board of the World Wind Energy ... in rural areas throughout the WWEA’s 95 member countries including the UK. Simple Power works in close partnership with Vergnet to develop single wind turbines in ...
World invests $244 B in renewable energy
Malaya - Online Edition - 6/18/2013 8:54:18 PM
These are the Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2013 (the ... At the lead is China, which in 2012 consolidated its position as the world’s dominant renewable energy market player – up 22 percent to $67 billion, thanks largely to a jump ...
China Burns Half of World's Coal - Good or Bad for U.S. Producers?
beta.fool.com - 6/17/2013 3:40:31 PM
India, South Korea, Japan and Australia, accounted for nearly 70% of the world's coal use in 2012. China alone accounted for more than 50% of global coal use for the first time ever..." In the U.S., lower natural gas prices caused coal-to ...
After Fukushima, Japan beginning to see the light in solar energy
The Guardian - 6/18/2013 8:54:18 PM
There is a downside to the rush for renewables: they are several times pricier than nuclear power or fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas. The rising use of solar power means energy bills will spike, potentially complicating Abe's plan to jump-start ...