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
11 Best Countries in Renewable Energy
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/24/2015 4:53:02 AM
Renewable energy is the future of the world, which means that these 11 best countries in renewable energy are way ahead of the rest of the planet. Everyone knows fossil fuels not only harm the atmosphere but are non-renewable, that is to say ...
Rich Countries Don’t Want Coal
Slate - 11/23/2015 10:52:08 AM
When a nation of 64.1 million people, the fifth-largest economy in the world, announces that ... states, and countries—which value clean air, public health, and emissions reductions over cheap electricity—are joining the movement against coal.
Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people
BBC - 11/23/2015 5:54:29 PM
A giant plant using energy from the Sun to power ... The UK, a much richer country, is aiming for 30% by the same date. The Saudi-built Ouarzazate solar thermal plant will be one of the world's biggest when it is complete. The mirrors will cover the ...
TABLE-India Oct oil imports up 3.8 pct m/m; Saudi top seller - trade
Reuters - 11/24/2015 3:48:37 AM
India, the world's ... sharply raising imports from Asia. India's oil imports from Iran fell 41.5 percent in October from a year ago to the lowest in seven months, the data also showed. The following table shows India's imports by country according to ...
Cyprus: energy deal boosts plans to export gas to Egypt
Philstar - 11/23/2015 10:19:20 PM
NICOSIA - A move by British oil and gas company BG International to buy a stake in Cyprus' offshore mineral deposits is an important step forward for the country's plans to supply Egypt with natural gas, the east Mediterranean island's energy minister said ...
Developing Countries Attracted Record $126 Billion In Clean Energy Investment In 2014
CleanTechnica - 11/23/2015 3:17:00 PM
Most importantly, however, this figure eclipsed the amount of clean energy investment attracted by the world’s wealthiest countries. On top of that, developing nations made the most out of this investment by building more wind, solar, and other renewable ...
Greens unveil push for 90% target for renewable energy by 2030
The Guardian - 11/22/2015 1:23:39 PM
said the policy to be released on Sunday showed the type of “real leadership” the country should display as world leaders prepared for climate negotiations in Paris next month. Related: Renewables will supply majority of Australia's electricity by 2040 ...
China growth is slowing where it hurts the world most - Fed paper | Reuters
Firstpost - 11/23/2015 10:55:08 PM
China's leaders earlier this month said they plan to keep growth in the world's second-largest ... driving down imports. "(T)he strength in the service sector is unlikely to provide much support for countries that export commodities to China," wrote ...
Ukraine announces halt of delivery of all goods to Crimea, peninsula annexed by Russia
FOX News - 11/23/2015 3:09:50 PM
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Monday that the peninsula is able to fill only about 30 percent of its electricity needs. Last week, Russian announced that it would ban all food imports from Ukraine beginning Jan. 1. The countries banned ...
How Renewable Energy Could Make Climate Treaties Moot
Scientific American - 11/23/2015 9:14:55 PM
each country will be largely energy independent. And it would reduce the risk of terrorism by replacing big, centralized power plants that are tempting targets with many small ones dispersed nationwide. Finally, it would do exactly what world leaders aim ...
Economic union among Asean countries signed by heads of state
Global Nation - 11/22/2015 1:09:20 PM
Formed as the Asean aims to become the fourth largest market in the world, the union is seen to boost economic and political ties among Southeast Asian countries ... and peaceful uses of nuclear energy.” The association founded in 1967 is composed ...
World leaders seek new path to slow warming of planet
Philadelphia Daily News - 11/23/2015 2:59:42 AM
rising energy costs that would deny the world's poor affordable power essential to improving their lives, and wound entire industries in wealthy countries. Reconciling those forces has stumbled in past UN-backed talks. The last attempt to strike a global ...
How Tackling Climate Change Could Help The World Fight Terrorism
The Huffington Post - 11/23/2015 8:03:20 PM
"I think it's absolutely vital for every country, every leader, to send a signal that the viciousness of a handful of killers does not stop the world from doing vital business," he said. Facebook Twitter YouTube Phone
Algeria sees energy earnings, reserves dropping sharply in 2016
The Peninsula - 11/22/2015 5:16:53 AM
Algeria is considering higher taxes, import duties and a hike in subsidised diesel and electricity prices to help cover ... reason behind high consumption rates in the country of 40 million people. The world oil price slide is testing an economic system ...
Yet Another Study Finds The US Could Quit All Fossil Fuels By 2050
Gizmodo - 11/23/2015 3:38:28 PM
A new study says the US can do way better than that: reducing all greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent and running the country entirely on renewable ... Frank Ackerman of Synapse Energy Economics, just as the world’s leaders are about to grapple ...