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
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 5:49:22 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the ... Most of the growth in energy consumption will occur in countries like China and India that rely on carbon-polluting coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity.
SA electricity prices vs Africa vs the world
businesstech.co.za - 9/20/2014 8:46:49 PM
It noted that given Eskom’s assertion that the average monthly household consumption is ... developing world and Sub-Saharan Africa at 80.5%, 74.7% and 30.5% respectively. F&S said that the country’s power utility has made phenomenal progress in ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... consumed is likely to be a very energy-efficient economy. Conversely a country with huge energy consumption and relatively little GDP is unlikely to be efficient.
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Businessweek - 11/25/2013 10:27:53 AM
From a development standpoint, electricity consumption in Africa is depressingly low ... But because use is incredibly skewed, the considerable majority of the world’s countries will have to increase their consumption to meet a 3,000 kwh goal.
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 PM
Between World War II and 1970, there was a huge ramp-up in energy consumption per capita. There are several reasons why this might happen: • During this period, European countries and Japan were rebuilding after World War II. • There was a need to find ...
World Energy Consumption Facts, Figures, and Shockers
Energy Trends Insider - 6/27/2012 11:53:07 PM
Since 1965, consumption of coal in the U.S. and in European Union countries ... electricity, but this year the natural gas share will reach 30%. Strong consumption growth trends are certainly not limited to Asia Pacific. All developing regions of the world ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 6:51:40 PM
World energy consumption will rise 56 percent in the next three decades, driven by growth in developing countries such as China and India, the Energy Information Administration said. Demand will increase to 820 quadrillion British thermal units in 2040 ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of inexpensive fossil ...
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency
CleanTechnica - 7/20/2014 11:54:53 PM
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency ... The study praised Germany’s comprehensive energy strategy and awarded the country maximum points for its building codes, retrofit policies, and tax credit and loan programs. “Germany’s commitment ...
BP energy statistics: the world in oil consumption, reserves and energy production
theguardian.com - 6/8/2010 11:54:57 PM
The graphic pictured above gave a global breakdown of how much petroleum is used by countries, regions and continents ... from BP - it's an amazing insight to the world's consumption and production of energy. We've extracted a few of the key tables ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Using data from British Petroleum’s 2013 statistical review of world energy, we calculated the countries with the largest reserves in three key fossil ... accounts for nearly half of the world’s coal consumption. The United Arab Emirates currently ...
EIA Predicts 50% Increase in World Energy Consumption by 2030
Red Green Blue - 6/29/2008 11:58:17 PM
World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 50 percent from 2005 to 2030, according to a new report from the United States Energy Information Agency. Total energy demand in non-OECD countries is projected to increase by 95 percent ...
These maps show which countries use (and produce) the majority of our non-renewable energy resources
Global Post - 6/1/2014 11:55:43 PM
The heatmap below shows which countries in the world are consuming the most petroleum ... Take a look at global carbon dioxide emissions from the consumption of non-renewable energy resources over the last two decades. CO2 emissions from consumption ...
China’s Global Search for Energy
New York Times - 5/22/2014 4:00:49 PM
While some of the country’s energy giants ... an energy expert at Rice University. “And the world will appreciate the reduced carbon emissions if cleaner gas can thwart some of the coal consumption in China’s power grid.” Clifford Krauss reported ...
Which countries produce the most coal?
Greenbang - 7/25/2012 11:55:42 PM
While the world continues ... just 2 percent of global energy use. China, not surprisingly, accounted for the lion’s share – 71 percent – of the global increase in energy consumption last year. Coal production in that country rose by 8.8 percent ...