Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
Opec: World energy watchdog IEA cuts oil demand forecast
Daily Telegraph - 12/12/2014 9:35:43 AM
Under its charter, all IEA countries which are net oil importers must stockpile at least 90 days’ worth of the previous year’s imports in order to safeguard against any sudden disruptions to world energy markets. According to the IEA, its members now ...
Eight countries that win and lose big from oil plunge
USA Today - 12/17/2014 5:33:34 AM
That decline has produced windfalls — or disasters — for a number of countries. Here's a look at ... and the inflation rate is over 50%, among the world's highest. Japan, which relies heavily on oil imports, is a big beneficiary of lower costs, said ...
Ukrainian government allows imports of electricity from neighbouring countries
ИТАР-ТАСС - 12/7/2014 9:51:47 PM
KIEV, December 7. /TASS/. Ukraine’s government has allowed to import electricity from neighbouring countries, the press service of the ministry of energy and coal industry said on Sunday. According to the ministry, the decision was taken “to prevent ...
Global energy landscape
Business Recorder - 12/14/2014 11:09:23 PM
Against such a backdrop, World Economic Forum ... over one-third of countries on the EAPI have a percentage of non-carbon sources in total primary energy supply lower than 10 percent. Though through increased energy imports, another key highlight of ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt ... Not surprising, the countries with the most energy-efficient economies are those who import their energy supplies. Japan leads the way. It is, after all, birthplace of the Kyoto Protocols ...
The fall of developed countries
cbsport.org - 12/15/2014 7:09:00 AM
While Europeon Union members’ore suffering from huge debt crises,countries like Turkey are thriving ... should concentrate on the development of local energy sources to reduce the impact of imports. The countrywise import disrribution is as follows ...
Oil's Fall Is a Ticking Time Bomb for Some Countries
NBC News - 12/17/2014 12:32:55 AM
For many other parts of the world, oil's collapse to ... "Continued price declines would for some countries and companies make an already difficult situation even worse," according to the Paris-based International Energy Agency, in its latest monthly ...
The UN has outsourced our emissions to the developing world
The Spectator - 12/15/2014 8:06:16 AM
For decades, rice imports ... developing countries with green aid. No-one seems to care that much of this aid will inevitably undermine local industries and hint development. That, after all, is the aim: the West wants the developing world to remain ...
India's November coal imports at 3-month high
Reuters - 12/17/2014 9:29:47 AM
NEW DELHI Dec 17 (Reuters) - India's coal imports rose 7 percent to a three ... importer though state-owned Coal India is the world's largest miner of the fuel and accounts for about 80 percent of the country's total output. A lack of adequate ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Politicians and activists may love to talk about renewable energy sources, but in today’s world fossil fuels are still ... has more proven oil reserves than all but seven countries. Saudi Arabia also has a massive natural gas reserve, which remains ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
The Energy Collective - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing at larger rates ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world, a ranking it earned ... energy use, energy sources, risk mitigation and biodiversity. For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements or ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
It also highlights the over-dependence of many energy systems, with 32% of countries dependent on imports to meet more than half of their ... and a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture.
India's energy imports may rise to $230 billion by FY23: Goldman
Zee News - 6/20/2014 1:53:22 PM
... is facing energy challenges as the country doesn't produce enough to meet its needs. In FY14, India's net energy imports were at 6.3 percent of GDP. Goldman Sachs report said, "India has a fifth of the world's population, but only a 30th of its energy".
Chile Now (Arguably) World’s Top Renewable Energy Market
CleanTechnica - 10/10/2014 11:57:51 PM
Owing to Chile’s great renewable energy potential, its current reliance on expensive fossil fuel imports, its energy-intensive mining operations, and its supportive government, the country is now considered by many to be the world’s “top” renewable ...