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, 2014See also: Electricity - consumption map
Speech of Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at launch of World Energy Outlook special report India Energy Outlook
Orissa Diary - 11/27/2015 5:56:54 PM
Developing Asian countries, including China and India ... Yet, gas will face competition from coal and renewables. 6. The world is moving rapidly towards efficient energy production and consumption; at the same time, low-carbon energy options are becoming ...
Côte d’Ivoire: Three African countries on world solar energy consumption ranking
panapress.com - 11/19/2015 7:25:07 PM
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – South Africa, Cape Verde and Mauritius are the top three African countries on the world solar energy consumption ranking this year. According to a communiqué issued by SolarSuperState, which carried out the ranking ...
India to reduce energy imports by 10% in next 6-7 years
customstoday.com.pk - 11/28/2015 2:03:39 AM
Citing the World Energy Report 2015, the Petroleum Minister said that developing Asian countries, including China and India ... growing population with low per capita energy consumption, an expanding middle-class and increasing urbanization, there is ...
Rich Countries Don’t Want Coal
Slate - 11/23/2015 10:52:08 AM
And we are increasingly seeing that wealthy cities, states, and countries—which value clean air, public health, and emissions reductions over cheap electricity ... coal consumption. That percentage is climbing with each passing month. A world in ...
The Economist online - 11/28/2015 1:59:29 PM
WHEN THE NATIONS of the world first tried to cut a deal to ... China was responsible for three-quarters of the net coal-fired power-generating capacity added worldwide between 2000 and 2014. And the country’s hunger for the black stuff is not limited ...
China’s Investment in Renewable Energy Surpasses Europe, U.S. Combined
PennEnergy - 11/25/2015 1:20:05 PM
“It is also necessary to change the consumer consumption habits ... and has built a large number of solar farms in the Gobi Desert. The country has become the world’s largest wind power producer, deploying thousands of turbines in western China ...
World dilemma: Coal might be dirty, but it’s still abundant and cheap
The Columbus Dispatch - 11/26/2015 1:04:35 PM
Ultimately, the world needs to decide how much energy from fossil fuels is “reasonable” considering the consumption patterns and development stages of different countries, he said. “But that’s a very controversial task because politicians in ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Much of the increase in the developing world’s energy use comes from population ... But compounding the problem is that energy consumption per person is predicted to rise as well in the developing countries as they grow richer and their citizens covet ...
Finnish president appeals to country for personal climate pledges to halve carbon footprint
FOX News - 11/26/2015 5:36:36 PM
HELSINKI – Finland's president, who will head the country's delegation at the Paris ... converting his private home to geothermal energy and cutting the household's electricity consumption by half. Niinisto said Thursday that his family also switched ...
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 ... a doubling of the so-called “global consumption floor” (which is the estimated income per person in the poorest households in the world) in just 15 years, while it has been stagnating ...
India to lead global energy demand to 2040, says IEA
Big News Network - 11/27/2015 7:22:47 PM
Paris based advisor to the developed world, IEA projects a decline in energy use in many developed ... is also expected to exceed other countries to approach 10 million barrels per day (mb/d) by 2040. Natural gas consumption is expected to rise three ...
LatAm hands climate bill to rich world at summit
Yahoo News - 11/28/2015 4:55:27 AM
Montevideo (AFP) - Latin America will demand that the richest and most polluting countries foot the bill for reducing harmful emissions at the world climate summit starting ... Latin America's third-biggest economic power Argentina meanwhile has set ...
India moving to the centre of global energy affairs
Times of India - 11/28/2015 1:59:29 PM
"With two-thirds emissions coming from the energy sector, we need a clear signal to the world. About 170 countries have made commitments ... accounting for about 20 per cent of solar energy consumption. "Solar energy has become much cheaper in the past ...
World leaders to gather in Paris for crucial climate change talks
gosporttimes.com - 11/28/2015 12:44:55 AM
India will also pitch for transfer of technology to developing countries which will help fight climate ... increase non-fossil fuel sources in primary energy consumption to about 20 percent and peak its carbon emissions by the same date.
Namibia: New Energy Solutions for Namibia
AllAfrica - 11/25/2015 1:20:05 PM
Eskom is struggling to meet South Africa's demand and is unlikely to renew power ... consumption. Local labour could be employed by Namibian companies to build these megawatt parks. All money spent on purchasing power from our neighbouring countries ...