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
Germany's Energy Transition Breaks The Energiewende Paradox
Forbes - 7/2/2015 11:58:32 PM
Electricity costs are still one of the highest in the world. Electricity production in Germany ... and increasing power imports from other countries in the European Union, particularly France. But Germany already imports over half of its energy.
Increased food energy supply contributes to global obesity epidemic, shows study
News-Medical - 7/3/2015 4:09:04 AM
Obesity – a global health problem – is increasing in many countries in step with increases in the food energy supply, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization ... country-wide stocks and imports with their exports ...
Asian imports of Iran oil hit highest this year as nuclear talks drag
Reuters - 6/30/2015 6:21:29 AM
A deal between Iran and six world powers would resolve a 12-year standoff ... with the Chinese shipments hitting the lowest in four months as overall crude imports dropped during the country's spring refinery maintenance season. Japan's purchases rose ...
Africa: Lessons From South Korea Nuclear Energy Usage
AllAfrica - 6/27/2015 11:57:18 PM
A number of developed countries in the world are already implementing this although ... Italy and Denmark but they import nearly 10% of their power from nuclear energy. Only eight countries are known to have a nuclear weapons capability, while 56 operate ...
Epidemic of obesity and overweight linked to increased food energy supply
Medical Xpress - 6/30/2015 10:06:22 PM
Obesity - a global health problem - is increasing in many countries in step with increases in the food energy supply, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization ... country-wide stocks and imports with their exports ...
SoftBank’s Son Pushes Ahead on Clean Energy
Wall Street Journal - 7/3/2015 4:59:11 AM
Japan saw a solar power boom after the government introduced a feed-in tariff scheme in 2012 that required the nation’s utilities to buy renewable energy at a fixed price—one of the highest in the world ... enable the country to import wind and ...
This country just became the world's No. 3 oil importer
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/19/2015 4:35:49 PM
India is now the world’s third largest importer of crude oil after the United States and China. The country’s oil imports have steadily climbed ... The International Energy Agency predicts that India will burn through 4.1 million barrels per day ...
U.S. energy production at historic levels
NWI - 6/26/2015 1:42:52 PM
At the same time, net imports fell by more than half in 2014 ... too judgmental about the use of coal when we consider the needs of other countries around the world." Renewable energy grew significantly last year and represented 30 percent of all energy ...
Enviros worry Brazilian beef imports could serve up a side of Amazon tree-cutting
Washington Examiner - 7/1/2015 4:18:36 AM
Climate-conscious groups warned that the U.S. decision Tuesday to end restrictions on Brazilian beef imports must not encourage greater ... reduced carbon emissions more than any other countries in the world. In Brazil, this includes very impressive ...
Irena reports on island nations’ renewable energy needs
The National - 7/2/2015 1:21:27 PM
“Renewable energy is no longer just the best choice socially and environmentally, it is also the best choice economically for many countries in many parts of the world,” said Irena ... their dependency on fuel imports and reduce risks associated ...
Pacific islands urged to surf green energy wave
Business Green - 7/2/2015 11:01:16 PM
That is the view of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which has prepared a new report into the potential for the islands to swap expensive fossil fuel imports for ... for many countries in many parts of the world." The report comes just ...
China’s demand for energy may not increase until 2017
The Business Insider - 6/22/2015 10:37:20 PM
China now consumes 23.2% of all energy consumed on Earth and clearly what happens in China will impact the whole world. Figure 1 ... now uses more energy than it produces and has growing import dependence (Figure 4). The x-axis is scaled from 1981 since ...
US economist pens energy plan for Spain protest party
MENAFN - 6/22/2015 6:05:19 PM
He said that way Spain would save more money by reducing its reliance on energy ... released the Country Reports on Terrorism finding that nearly 33,000 people were killed and 34,700 injured in almost 13,500 terrorist attacks around the world
It is not expected that renewable energy will be a magic bullet: Fatih Birol
Live Mint - 7/2/2015 5:43:19 AM
In a depressed oil price scenario, how can a country like India—one of the largest energy importers in the world—leverage this opportunity? I think India’s growing reliance on oil imports is not only a challenge for the energy sector, but also to the ...
Digital India: Ignore negativity, harness positive energy on social media, says PM Narendra Modi
Economic Times - 7/2/2015 2:11:33 PM
NEW DELHI: Seeking their contribution in making 'Digital India' programme successful, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked activists of digital media to ignore negativity and instead harness positive and creative energy on social media for the country's ...