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
The world's biggest energy hogs aren't who you think they are
The Christian Science Monitor - 10/1/2014 11:51:13 AM
Of all the countries in the world, including the richest and largest oil producers ... Landlocked Luxembourg is almost totally dependent on energy imports, mostly oil and gas. Energy consumption has increased 32 percent since 1990, with transportation ...
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.
Europe renewable energy market driven by increased target of 20% share of gross final energy consumption from renewables by 2020
Live-PR - 9/30/2014 6:58:55 AM
It lists the share of renewables in the gross final consumption of energy for each country ... On January 1, 2012, Norway and Sweden become the first countries in the world to establish a common green certificate program. The system will lead to 26.4 ...
South Asia’s energy demand fast outstripping supply
Business in Vancouver - 9/29/2014 8:36:08 PM
This is especially true of the region’s massive core country, India, whose growth in energy consumption by its 1.2 billion people is predicted by the International Energy Agency to be 3% a year until 2035 – the fastest in the world and double that of ...
Nuclear plants across emerging world defy Japan concerns
POWER SOURCE - 9/28/2014 11:11:49 AM
the head of the World Nuclear Association in London, said Sept. 24 by email. “In many developed countries there is a large degree of policy uncertainty concerning nuclear.” China’s electricity consumption is forecast to jump 63 percent by 2020 to ...
Germany’s Renewable Energy Transition Misses Carbon Reduction Goals
Canada Free Press - 10/1/2014 11:15:25 AM
Germany’s policy of transitioning to renewable energy, called Energiewende, and phasing out nuclear power due to Japan’s nuclear accident resulting from a tsunami has caused the country to increase its coal consumption. The country burned more coal in ...
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
The Energy Collective - 7/16/2014 8:50:31 AM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World Energy 2014. This report is one of the most comprehensive sources of global and country level statistics on production and consumption of oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear power and renewables.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Alternative Energy Demand Set to Rise: 3 Funds to Buy
ZACKS - 9/29/2014 5:01:23 PM
Driven primarily by the growth in wind and solar photovoltaics (PV), alternative energy will likely become the world's second most important source of electricity apart from coal by the next five years. Countries ... U.S. solar energy consumption will ...