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
World’s largest geothermal energy facility launched in Kenya
Hydrogen Fuel News - 10/24/2014 1:25:38 PM
It also makes it possible to lower the cost of production of goods and this can reduce ... All that cannot happen if you don’t have the essentials which is energy.” He added that the investments the country is making will help to empower the country ...
Kenya Opens World’s Largest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant
Inhabitat - 10/23/2014 8:22:00 PM
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has just opened the world’s largest single turbine geothermal power plant, which will add 140 Megawatts (MW) to the country’s national ... 7,000 to 10,000 MW of geothermal energy production in the Rift Valley.
Power Production Decentralizes in Mexico
IEEE Spectrum - 10/23/2014 4:32:56 PM
This summer, the Mexican government signed into law energy and electricity grid reforms that will accelerate the decentralization of its electricity production (See “Mexico ... Cooperation and Development, a rich country's club. "In the long run ...
Are Declining Oil Prices Increasing the Risks to OPEC, U.S. Energy Security or Clean Fuels Supplies?
The Energy Collective - 10/23/2014 5:37:21 PM
Once other OPEC Countries adjusted their exports to satisfactory ... of non-OPEC countries such as the U.S. to maintain current domestic crude oil production levels? U.S. Energy Security Risks – The U.S. domestic crude oil production level has increased ...
WoodMac: US to Achieve Energy Independence by 2025
Rigzone - 10/24/2014 2:37:13 PM
Higher production and lower demand are driving the United States on the path to energy independence by 2025, the first time since 1952 that the nation will export more energy than it imports, according to a recent Wood Mackenzie report. “A country can ...
Kenya: Sustained Investments in Electricity Needed to Power the Economy
AllAfrica - 10/23/2014 8:19:00 AM
As a matter of fact, the promise to increase investment in energy production coming during the Mashujaa Day celebration was timely, recognising availability, reliability and cost of power as crucial to the economic development of the country. The reality ...
The Democratisation of Energy Production Is Around the Corner
Huffington Post UK - 10/24/2014 3:41:38 PM
This dramatic shift has come from a powerful combination of technological innovation and mass production capabilities ... to generating 100% of their energy needs from renewable sources by 2020 - far earlier than any country has ever considered achieving.
How Natural Gas Has Transformed Energy Markets
The Business Insider - 10/23/2014 10:49:20 AM
Before the disaster, about one-quarter of Japan’s energy was generated by means of nuclear reactors. Following the disaster, the Japanese government decided to halt production at all nuclear power plants in the country. To compensate for the resulting ...
World faces obstacles in developing shale resources, speakers say at Oklahoma City energy conference
Oklahoma News - 10/16/2014 11:11:57 AM
Researchers have identified shale formations in 41 countries around the world ... addressed efforts to develop the world’s shale resources on Wednesday at Oklahoma City University’s 2014 International Energy Conference. The event was held at the ...
France, world's most nuclear-dependent nation, votes to slash output of atomic energy
Fox Business - 10/10/2014 1:56:33 PM
(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)The Associated Press PARIS – French lawmakers have voted to make their country a little less heavily dependent on nuclear energy. The lower house of parliament adopted a measure Friday to reduce the share of nuclear energy in the ...
Energy Special Section
New York Times - 10/8/2014 4:19:06 AM
In 2011, the country pivoted from being the world’s largest importer of petroleum products ... that a reversal of the 39-year-old policy to export domestic production could risk American energy security, or raise gasoline prices. Republican members ...
Reports: A Guide To Boosting Solar Energy Demand
Forbes - 9/28/2014 11:57:45 PM
The membership includes United States, many European countries and two from Asia (Japan and ... of solar technologies could collectively account for 27% of the world’s electricity production by 2050. The first technology uses semiconductors to convert ...
What’s behind the drop in oil prices? Here’s what analysts have to say
FORTUNE - 10/15/2014 3:16:31 PM
leading the International Energy Agency to cut its outlook,” Scotiabank Economics wrote. Total world oil demand is expect to grow at 1.05 million barrels per day this year. That’s well below the expected increase in production from non-OPEC countries ...
Burma Captures 10% of Global Tin Market as Production Soars
The Irrawaddy Publishing Group - 10/24/2014 11:48:24 PM
Tin production in Burma is forecast to grow 12 percent ... They key to its success and benefit to the country is being plugged into the electricity distribution grid,” energy industries analyst Collin Reynolds in Bangkok told The Irrawaddy.
India's Push for Renewable Energy: Is It Enough?
National Geographic - 9/19/2014 8:48:00 PM
In a synopsis of his government's first hundred days, he touted record growth in coal-fired electricity generation in recent months and set new targets for coal exploration and production. He called the country's gap in electricity access an "abomination."