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
World Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy – First Electricity, Then Heating/Cooling, and Finally Transportation
Renewable Energy World - 7/31/2015 1:30:00 PM
Furthermore, the country aims to phase out fossil fuel consumption in the transportation sector ... and distributed generation to reach its goal of becoming the world’s first net zero energy city by 2020. To achieve the goal, the city has hosted a ...
The energy implications of China’s downturn
Financial Times - 7/28/2015 7:21:20 AM
China’s coal consumption is up by almost 80 per cent over the last 10 years and the country now burns more than half of all the coal used worldwide each day. Twenty-three percent of the world’s primary energy consumption is now accounted for by China.
Global Circuit Protection Market driven by increased electricity consumption according to a new report
MENAFN - 7/28/2015 5:33:57 AM
Developing countries are the major source of increased electricity consumption worldwide ... distributor of market research and business information. Representing the world's top research publishers and analysts we provide quick and easy access to the ...
Bulgaria utilities regulator announces 0.1% electricity price cut
The Sofia Globe - 7/31/2015 3:53:10 PM
Bulgaria’s Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) said on July 31 that household electricity prices will be cut by an average of 0.1 per cent starting August 1, but consumers in the north-east of the country will pay more. Consumers in western ...
Changing the climate, together: World leaders unite to accelerate the clean energy revolution
The Times of India Blogs - 7/30/2015 6:46:09 PM
With the active leadership of the world’s largest countries behind it ... The European Union has reduced primary energy consumption in 2013 by 15.5% compared to 2020 projections and with full implementation and monitoring of already-adopted energy ...
Is France Ready To Move Away From Nuclear Energy?
Oil Price - 7/30/2015 5:41:43 PM
France is the world’s most nuclear dependent country. With 58 nuclear reactors in 19 power ... requires France to increase the contribution of renewables in its total energy consumption to 32 percent by 2030. This is in addition to reducing the C02 ...
China’s power consumption and thermal power investment on the rise
Power Engineering - 7/29/2015 10:11:56 AM
China's power consumption rose 1.3 per cent in the first half of 2015 ... who also provided information on the country’s new installed power capacity for the year to date. This growth rate compares with 5.4 per cent in the first half of 2014.
Research explores future energy security of China
Phys.org - 7/30/2015 10:56:41 PM
China is the world's largest consumer of coal and its electricity sector is the largest single source of coal demand, consuming approximately half of the country's coal. Electricity consumption continues to grow rapidly, reaching a growth rate of 7.2% in ...
Energy efficiency on frontline of Ukraine’s fight with Russia
EurActiv.com - 7/30/2015 8:09:04 AM
With its population and strong energy consumption, it is one of Europe’s largest energy markets. It also remains the largest transit country for natural gas in the world and plays a key role for Russian gas deliveries to European markets. In 2014 ...
Hillary Clinton pushes renewable energy with focus on solar
CNN - 7/27/2015 6:06:45 PM
According to the World Bank, over 85% of U.S. energy consumption came from fossil fuels ... "emerged as a strong leader in solving the climate crisis and ensuring our country's economic security" due to the proposal. Campaign aides stressed that Sunday's ...
UAE Described as Pioneer in the Field of Renewable Energy
Inter Press Service - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
The concept of SE4ALL takes on added importance in the context of the U.N.’s post-2015 development agenda, which will be adopted by over 150 political leaders at the upcoming world ... heart of a country’s core interests. Renewable energy is primarily ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- 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 ...
China Must Reduce Dependency on Coal for Long Term Energy Security
Clean Tech - 7/31/2015 8:07:53 AM
China is the world’s largest consumer of coal and its electricity sector is the largest single source of coal demand, consuming approximately half of the country’s coal. Electricity consumption continues to grow rapidly, reaching a growth rate of 7.2% ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 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.
China Shenhua Energy net profit drops 45.6% to $1.9b in H1
customstoday.com.pk - 7/31/2015 3:35:52 AM
Coal accounts for about 66 percent of China’s primary energy consumption, 35 percentage points higher than the world average. The country’s coal output fell in 2014 for the first time this century as a result of slowing economic growth, government ...