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
Venezuelans lose sleep in bid to curb electricity shortage
The Guardian - 5/2/2016 12:10:14 AM
The move, announced in mid-April, was part of a package of measures the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) member nation is pursuing to cope with a crippling electricity shortage ... the country with the world’s largest proven ...
Venezuelans lose sleep to save electricity
Ghana Web - 5/1/2016 11:24:18 AM
Mr. Maduro has blamed the energy ... country, brews about 70% of the country's beer and Venezuela is one of the highest consumers of the beverage in Latin America. Polar has argued that the government has not released enough dollars to allow it to import ...
UJALA will be implemented across country by 2019: Goyal
The Hindu - 4/30/2016 5:37:43 PM
The Centre’s ambitious National LED programme - Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) - will be implemented across the country ... energy capacity to 1,500 MW in 2014-15, which jumped 100 per cent to 3,000 MW in 2015-16. The world’s largest ...
Qatar investigates death at World Cup site as labour rights under scrutiny
Reuters - 5/1/2016 3:53:19 AM
Last week, world soccer body FIFA urged Qatar to hasten improvements for builders on World Cup sites and said it would monitor conditions. Qatar, an energy exporter which ... are building stadiums in the country. Unions and labour protests are banned ...
India's Energy Minister Wants to Cut Coal Imports to Nothing
Bloomberg - 4/25/2016 4:24:54 PM
India has some bad news for the world’s struggling miners: it doesn’t want foreign coal. “I’m trying to find new reserves so I can remove my dependence on imports,” the country’s coal ... miners including Peabody Energy Corp. that have suffered ...
Spurned by Hawaii, world’s largest telescope may now be built in Ladakh
India TV - 5/1/2016 10:48:30 AM
On the Indian side, the project is being handled by the Ministry of Science and Technology and Department of Atomic Energy. “The project is expected ... will strengthen the domestic programme of the country in this field and lead to several discoveries ...
Feeding frenzy in Spain's renewable energy sector
Phys - 5/1/2016 8:18:11 AM
Polo adds that another strong point of Spain's wind energy sector is that companies involved in the entire production line are present in the country. The know-how of companies has allowed them "to win projects elsewhere in the world," says Rubio.
Probe into death at Qatar World Cup site as labour rights under scrutiny
Hindustan Times - 5/1/2016 7:02:25 PM
(Reuters) The organisers of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup said on Sunday they were investigating the death of an Indian labourer at one of its sites but denied it was caused by working conditions which the wealthy Gulf country is under pressure to improve.
No capping the possibilities from nuclear energy
Gulf News - 5/1/2016 8:25:20 AM
In 1965, the world’s nuclear electricity generation was 5.8 million ... in oil prices that year gave nuclear power a boost in industrial countries to reduce their oil consumption and imports. By 1985, nuclear power consumption rose to almost 335-mtoe ...
Immigration and Trade: It Is a Shrinking World – Deal with It
Townhall.com - 5/1/2016 12:00:05 PM
I told him “We are half way around the world in 11 hours ... question whether these visas are being used to import cheaper foreign labor to fill American jobs. The Educational Cartel is failing our country and it is criminal as they steal the future ...
Venezuelans lose sleep to save energy
United Press International - 5/1/2016 11:24:18 AM
Maduro blames the energy crisis on a severe drought. The Venezuelan president says the drought has drained the country's hydroelectric dams and its capacity to generate power. His critics, though, say the crisis is due to mismanagement of the energy sector.
World's largest telescope may be set up in Ladakh
The Tribune India - 5/1/2016 11:52:56 AM
On the Indian side, the project is being handled by the Ministry of Science and Technology and Department of Atomic Energy. If the programme comes ... will strengthen the domestic programme of the country in this field and lead to several discoveries ...
Renewable energy target in doubt as $10b investment needed
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/2/2016 11:58:54 AM
A rush of investment is needed to meet the 2020 renewable energy target, but lenders are wary, BIS Shrapnel says. Photo: Karleen Williams KJW Fresh doubts have been raised about the country's ability ... take advantage of our world-class sun, wind, waves ...
Venezuela president increases minimum wage by 30%
BBC - 5/1/2016 4:53:34 PM
It follows a 25% increase at the beginning of March. On Sunday, the country's clocks were moved forward by half-an-hour to save power, amid severe electricity shortages. Cordelia Hemming reports.
World's biggest windmills now make jumbo jets look tiny
Daily Gazette - 5/1/2016 9:25:35 PM
Wind is now the most installed form of low-carbon energy. While few people outside the industry noticed ... MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has erected the world's most powerful turbine. The turbine produces 8 megawatts of power, enough for about 4,000 homes.