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
Water scarcity could shrink economies across the globe by 2050: World Bank
Daily News and Analysis - 5/4/2016 4:54:11 AM
India along with China could be one of the countries ... Damania, World Bank lead economist and lead author of the report, told reporters in a telephone conference. Fresh water shortages could take a toll on sectors from agriculture to energy, the World ...
Subsidies in the Wrong Places Skew Reneweable Energy’s Power
New York Times - 5/3/2016 7:25:42 AM
As the costs of producing power have fallen, so has the demand for electricity. Since 2010, the U.S. economy has grown 11 percent, but electricity consumption has fallen ... In some parts of the country, the costs of new wind and solar may appear ...
Economies could shrink by mid-century due to scarce water - World Bank
Yahoo Finance - 5/3/2016 7:43:00 PM
Fresh water shortages could take a toll on sectors from agriculture to energy, the World Bank said ... the bank said. The World Bank also advocated pricing water consumption, a proposal that has stirred controversy and is opposed by those who do not ...
Investment Opportunity: Ivory Coast Electricity, Water Monopoly Could Be Ending
AFKinside - 5/3/2016 11:07:36 AM
In francophone West Africa’s largest economy, power producers are struggling to keep up with growing consumption ... according to the World Bank, and the country is a regular exporter to some neighbors, FinancialTimes reported in September.
World Rare Earth Market
The Street - 5/4/2016 1:05:07 AM
LONDON, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Study coverageThis report presents historical demand and mine production data (2004, 2009, 2014) plus forecasts (2019, 2024) by product and market in six world regions and 13 major countries. The study also considers key ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
The Energy ... world. “As the economies in the non-OECD countries continue to experience relatively fast growth, those countries will also be able to spend more for energy-consuming services,” the report states. One bit of good news: Energy consumption ...
Could electricity trading help stabilize the MENA region?
weforum.org - 4/26/2016 10:47:16 AM
Morocco has been importing electricity from Spain to meet nearly a fifth of its domestic electricity consumption, thus reducing the country’s need to build ... That is one of the main reasons why the World Bank has renewed efforts to work with Tunisia ...
SON to Enforce Use of Energy Saving Appliances
This Day Live - 5/2/2016 12:24:33 AM
explained that even energy-endowed countries of the world are working towards reducing energy consumption, maintaining that Nigeria cannot afford to be left behind. Angya, who was represented by the Head, Electrical and Engineering Department ...
New power generation
Dhaka Tribune - 4/28/2016 10:12:06 PM
However, the energy access (74%) and per capita electricity consumption of the country is ... concerns Bangladesh comprises of one of the world’s largest delta systems. with almost 67% of the country being less than five metres above sea level.
Electricity consumption plunges
Buenos Aires Herald - 4/21/2016 3:22:14 AM
In the rest of the country, meanwhile, consumption fell by 8.3 percent. The reports’ figures are based on data provided by the CAMMESA state-controlled wholesale electricity company. In February, Energy Minister Juan José Aranguren announced a reduction ...
World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
Figure 1 shows the huge increase in world energy consumption that has taken place ... If we look at per capita energy consumption since 1965 by country based on BP data, we find very different patterns: Figure 7. Per capita energy consumption for selected ...
Egypt: World Bank Says Egyptians' Electricity Consumption 'Much Higher' Than Low Income Countries' Requirement
AllAfrica - 2/23/2016 8:34:24 AM
Cairo — The World Bank says that Egypt's electricity consumption is much higher than the minimum electricity requirement in low income countries, and expects the liberalisation of electricity prices to have "small effects" on poverty levels. Earlier in ...
World Worried About China’s Economic Slowdown
InSerbia - 5/1/2016 11:09:59 AM
Although India has replaced the Asian giant as the fastest growing major economy of the world, the South Asian nation ... a slowdown can reduce consumption, hurting those dependent on the Asian country to sell their products. The share of industry in ...
Turning point for energy security in the Caribbean
Jamaica Observer - 5/1/2016 4:57:45 AM
With the support of regional and international institutions, such as Caricon and the World Bank, Caribbean countries have started a transition ... alone accounts for 48 per cent of hotel electricity consumption, continued gains in energy efficiency will ...
A burst of energy in Bangladesh
Deccan Herald - 5/3/2016 7:21:32 PM
People watched the entire cricket World Cup without a hitch. So what has changed? Power, of course. This government has done a heroic job of increasing the power output to match demand in a country where industrial and household consumption is running at ...