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, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
Renewable Energy And Electric Vehicles - It's Not Just About The Environment
Seeking Alpha - 9/2/2015 4:54:15 PM
A reason which, for many countries, would be even more powerful than ... because renewable energy and EVs reduce the need for energy imports in most of the developed world as well as China (which is getting there). This reduced need for energy imports ...
A Brave New World For Natural Gas?
ETF Daily News - 8/31/2015 11:58:57 PM
We all agreed that by 2020 the country would be importing at least 15% of the ... I want to lay out for you what I have been experiencing in the world energy market, the import of discussions around the globe, and the impact on things closer to home.
Zimbabwe: Zimplats Plans More Power Imports
AllAfrica - 9/3/2015 9:43:34 AM
This emerged as C&M reported last week that the country could fail to secure electricity imports from HCB after the Mozambican ... and is a subsidiary of one of the world's leading producers of PGMs, South Africa-based, Implats, which contributes about ...
Gas could mitigate S.Africa's electricity crisis: report
Yahoo News - 9/1/2015 10:28:53 AM
"South Africa is facing an emerging energy ... the country's two largest coal stations, Medupi and Kusile, which have a combined capacity of 9.6 gigawatts, would be unable to cope. Offshore gas discoveries in Mozambique were cited as a key import source ...
Massive gas find a boon for Egypt, salve for energy crisis
Economic Times - 8/31/2015 7:19:47 PM
CAIRO: Experts say the discovery of a huge natural gas field off the Egyptian coast is a major boon for the country that will help ... Sea could alleviate the Arab world's most populous nation's need for gas imports. Egypt is making a gradual economic ...
Egypt says Zohr gas find will not undermine talks on imports from Israel
YNET News - 9/2/2015 4:18:27 PM
Italian energy company Eni announced on Sunday that it had found an estimated 30 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas in the Zohr field, making it the biggest discovery in the Mediterranean and the world ... import natural gas from eastern Mediterranean ...
Opening of Mexican Energy Industry Driving Energy Infrastructure Investment and Breathing New Life into Petrochemicals, IHS Says
Business Wire - 9/2/2015 12:22:14 PM
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The recent opening of the Mexican upstream energy ... in the country and several plant closures, the Mexican petrochemical industry has been overdue for investment and has had to rely heavily on raw material imports to meet ...
Small Island States Ditch Diesel for Cheaper, Cleaner Energy
Voice of America - 9/1/2015 10:36:02 AM
The fuel price shock was a major incentive for the low-lying island country to ... roll out renewable energy strategies, said there was both a moral and economic imperative for such states to transition away from costly diesel imports.
Investment community to gather in Abuja led by IFC and World Bank
MENAFN - 9/1/2015 10:07:24 AM
In fact President Buhari ensured that the government signed the World Bank Partial Risk Guarantees which will ... Beyond the obvious case for increasing gas to power generation in the country there has been an overwhelming interest in making a case for ...
RPT-COLUMN-Seaborne coal market may shrink, total demand won't: Russell
Reuters - 9/3/2015 11:59:34 AM
It's also increasingly evident that new coal mines in exporting countries ... to transport electricity rather than coal, with the result that the world's biggest user of the dirty fuel is in a position where it can probably get by without imports, and ...
LNG import terminal: EETPL signs $20 million loan agreement with IFC
Business Recorder - 9/1/2015 11:43:27 PM
The money has been borrowed for Engro's Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import terminal that is envisaged to address the country's energy crisis and spur economic growth. IFC's, a member of the World Bank Group and Asian Development Bank (ADB), investment ...
Goldman Sachs report says 'India has a fifth of world's population, but only a 30th of its energy'.
The Indian Express - 6/20/2014 8:52:43 AM
... 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 per cent of GDP. Goldman Sachs report said, “India has a fifth of the world’s population, but only a 30th of ...
Why India needs to pull itself up by the bootstraps rather than waiting for global recovery
The Economic Times - 9/1/2015 5:56:52 AM
Of all the major world economies ... and in any case imports only select goods and services from India. What this means is the conventional interpretation of low commodities and energy costs — that India could leverage these for manufacture and value ...
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 ...
Massive gas find a boon for Egypt, salve for energy crisis - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports
59 WVNSTV - 8/31/2015 3:23:33 PM
Massive gas find a boon for Egypt, salve for energy crisis CAIRO (AP ... ever" found in the Mediterranean Sea could alleviate the Arab world's most populous nation's need for gas imports. Egypt is making a gradual economic recovery from the years ...