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
Sweden runs out of garbage, forced to import from Norway
Mother Nature Network MNN - 3/6/2014 12:31:29 PM
Sweden, birthplace of the Smörgåsbord, Eric Northman, and the world’s preferred solar-powered purveyor of flat-pack home furnishings, is in a bit of a pickle: the squeaky clean Scandinavian nation of more than 9.5 million has run out of garbage.
Energy imports will rise to 84% in 2047 if policy not changed: Planning Commission
The Economic Times - 2/27/2014 11:31:12 PM
India is the fifth-largest energy consumer in the world today, importing in excess of $100 billion worth of fuel per annum. However, the country's import dependence can be significantly brought down to 21% over the next 33 years if India ...
World’s Biggest Arms Importer, India Wants to Buy Local
New York Times - 3/7/2014 12:48:47 AM
NEW DELHI — Of the 30 countries that attended a defense exposition last month to sell weapons to India, the world’s largest arms importer, only the Russians had the chutzpah to dress up their tanks and guns with women in tightfitting camouflage.
Russian energy should keep flowing
CNN Money - 3/3/2014 8:41:49 PM
Russia exports huge amounts of oil and natural gas to the West, exports that should still flow regardless of the situation in Ukraine. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Oil prices spiked nearly $2 a barrel Monday on escalating tensions in Ukraine, but experts ...
6 Countries Russia Bullies Through Energy Deals
The Business Insider - 3/3/2014 3:48:19 PM
Milos Zeman, the country's current president, also received campaign funding from the head of Russian owned Lukoil's Czech office. Bulgaria is completely relent upon Russia for its energy needs. Over 95% of its natural gas comes from Russia ...
The biggest economic risk revolves around Russia's supply of natural gas; many eastern European countries rely almost entirely on those imports
Supply & Demand Chain Executive - 3/3/2014 11:55:05 PM
LONDON (AP) — Fears of a tit-for-tat campaign of economic sanctions between Russia and Western powers over Ukraine ratcheted up Monday, with concerns largely centering on Russia's supplies of natural gas to Europe. But with the situation in Ukraine still ...
How A Fight Over Natural Resources Is Quietly Driving The World’s Response To Ukraine
Think Progress - 3/6/2014 1:21:36 PM
DOE has approved six permits to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a trade agreement with the U.S. — a process Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) said is “excruciatingly slow” and “amounts to a de ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
Performance across North America shows contrasting circumstances, from the import and fossil fuel dependence ... energy system aims to make Costa Rica the world's first carbon-neutral country, with 99% of electricity output from renewable energy sources.
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 1:57:10 PM
For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements ... A report released last year in Doha by the World Energy Council urged governments to design long-term energy policies, enable market conditions ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
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 ...
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/8/2012 11:59:49 PM
Sustainable Energy and Renewable Energy are terms that are thrown around a lot these days, but what exactly do they mean, and how many countries are taking them seriously? The US Energy Information Adminstration (EIA) estimates that in 2008, 10% of the ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
theenergycollective.com - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
The EIA International Energy data represents carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions based on consumption and ... and Non-Annex Developing countries per capita carbon emissions are projected to increase. Refer to the following graph. World Projected Per Capita ...
BP energy outlook sees 41% rise in world energy use to 2035
Oil & Gas Journal - 1/15/2014 10:06:11 PM
China will overtake the US as the world’s largest oil consumer by 2027. The country’s oil and gas import dependences will be 76% and 41% in 2035, respectively, up from 57% and 25% in 2012. Other BRIC countries By 2035, India’s energy demand growth of ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
While the data is imprecise, our ranking reveals which countries control the most energy. As developing economies like China and India expand and fossil fuel supplies dwindle, those reserves will be more important than ever.
U.S. Will Be Energy Self-Sufficient by 2035 on Shale, BP Says
Bloomberg - 1/15/2014 2:49:32 PM
The U.S. will be able to provide for all its own energy needs by 2035 as output ... will transform the global energy trade over the next two decades. Asia and Europe will become the main importers of fuel while the rest of the world exports ...