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
Renewable energy costs expected to drop 40% in next few years
Computer World - 1/29/2015 12:27:51 PM
The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels in many parts of the world, according to a new ... for residential solar systems by country from 2010 through 2014.
Germany boosts onshore wind capacity by record amount in 2014
Yahoo News - 1/29/2015 12:27:51 PM
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's newly installed onshore wind power capacity rose by a record 4,750 megawatts (MW) in 2014, industry groups said on Thursday, marking what is likely to be a peak annual gain as the country gears up for a nuclear-free future.
What country is the world's largest coal producer?
Investopedia - 1/30/2015 2:21:12 PM
With over 12,000 mines producing 47% of the ... global energy market. China does not only produce coal; it also consumes enormous amounts of it. 80% of China's energy is produced by coal, making it a massive consumer of the commodity - its import of ...
Militant attack plunges Pakistan into darkness – 80 percent of the country hit by power outage
Kuwait Times - 1/26/2015 6:36:29 PM
ISLAMABAD: An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness yesterday, the latest reminder of the country’s crippling energy crisis ... to cancel his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos.
U.S. Pushes Energy Exports to Undermine Venezuela
The Motley Fool - 1/28/2015 4:50:55 AM
This article was written by Oilprice.com, the leading provider of energy news in the world. Check out these other articles ... gas in Trinidad and Tobago), many rely on costly oil and gas imports. But beyond providing sustainable alternatives, the ...
Global Market for Coal, Research Report by Transparency Market Research
Busbyway - 1/28/2015 5:29:41 PM
For the most part, electricity generation throughout the world still relies on the availability ... and Japan. Despite many countries relying on coal imports to meet their energy generation needs, the trend of domestic consumption continues to remain ...
Study: Foreign intervention 100 times more likely in oil rich countries
Examiner - 1/28/2015 2:30:44 PM
The first striking piece of data was that some 90 percent of wars since World War II were ... They found that the more oil a country exports, the more likely another country is to get involved, and the more oil that a country imports, the more likely ...
Asia Pacific Well Intervention Market Forecast To 2018, Analysis By Region, Well Intervention Types, Competitive Landscape, Deal Analysis
IT Business Net - 1/28/2015 10:01:42 PM
Asia's role continues to rise in importance in the world energy markets ... Substantial economic growth of the Asia-Pacific countries and demand for electricity has increased the growth of offshore oil exploration and production. China, Malaysia and ...
One upside of cheap oil — it helps countries ditch their fossil-fuel subsidies
Vox - 1/29/2015 2:15:14 PM
which means gasoline is getting cheaper for everyone around the world. That blunts the pain for any country that wants to pare back its subsidies and allow prices to rise. Last year, Egypt announced plans to start phasing out its massive energy subsidies.
Parts of Pakistan still without electricity, following breakdown
Dawn - 1/25/2015 1:01:14 PM
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cancelled his trip to the World ... slash imports because banks refused to extend any more credit to the government-owned company, which supplies 80 percent of the country's oil. Solving Pakistan's energy ...
Barack Obama’s message to India: Clean political set-up for clean energy
The Economic Times - 1/30/2015 3:08:19 AM
Ample supplies of clean, domestic gas and shale oil will soon make it an energy exporter, instead of having to suck up to West Asian despots for oil imports in return for security. Of all the major economies in the world ... most of this country is ...
Bangladesh aims to be world's 'first solar nation'
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 1/25/2015 1:22:42 PM
The Bangladeshi government aims to provide electricity to all of the country's households ... comprehensive solar nation of the world," he said. The government is providing low-interest loans to private companies to import and install solar panels for ...
Tuvalu Set for More Efficient and Renewable Energy
REVE - 1/28/2015 10:23:11 PM
“Creating efficiencies in our energy use and increasing renewable sources are vital to reducing fuel imports and the cost of ... a US$7 million grant from the IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries.
Energy Security, Geopolitics and the China-Russia Gas Deals
The Jamestown Foundation - 1/23/2015 11:09:04 AM
This is just slightly less than the $400 billion accord the two countries ... energy security, the volatile global energy market, China-Russia relations and broader geopolitical movements worldwide. China’s Quest for Energy Security While the world ...
Turkish gold imports fall fast
Resource Investor - 1/16/2015 6:05:24 PM
The gold imports by Turkey during the entire year 2014 ... The country had used gold-for-oil strategy to skirt sanctions imposed by the Western world on Iranian energy exports. As per estimates, the country is believed to have exchanged nearly 60 tons ...