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
Japan opens its doors to hydrogen power
worldfinance.com - 3/4/2015 2:25:01 PM
Although the national economy sits third in the world rankings, its indigenous energy resources number in the few, and only by pumping billions into fuel imports has the country managed to keep the lights on. The same cannot be said for air conditioning ...
Which are the 15 most miserable countries in the world?
Daily Telegraph - 3/4/2015 9:24:22 AM
The collapse in world oil prices has left the country short of dollars needed to import many basic goods ... from the 2.5pc it forecast in October. Electricity blackouts are now a daily reality and expected to continue for the next three years.
Holy Lights: Jordan’s 6,000 Mosques Will Go Solar By Year’s End
mintpressnews.com - 3/2/2015 10:59:48 AM
AMMAN, Jordan — Like most countries throughout the Middle East and around the world, Jordan relies heavily on ... the kingdom’s mosques spend up to $1,400 a month on electricity bills. As Jordan imports 96 percent of its energy, installing solar ...
Brussels Seeks a Bigger Say in EU Members’ Energy Talks With Russia
Wall Street Journal - 2/25/2015 9:54:09 AM
at an annual cost of around €400 billion ($454 billion)—making it the world’s biggest energy importer. Six of its member countries get all of their gas imports from Russia, a reliance the commission believes has led to unfairly high prices for ...
Jordan struggling to meet its energy requirements
Spy Ghana - 2/26/2015 12:30:26 PM
Rising demand for power and disruptions to gas supplies from Egypt have left Jordan struggling to meet its energy requirements, with imports adding to the economic ... Yet last month also brought a warning from the World Bank that falling oil prices ...
EU seeks to lower energy dependency
worldbulletin.net - 2/25/2015 1:57:32 PM
The EU wants member states to allow at least 10 percent of their electricity to be transported across borders to their neighboring countries by 2020 ... The EU, the largest energy importer in the world, imports 53 percent of its energy at an annual ...
How a Pyrenees pipeline could weaken Putin’s grip on European energy
Global Post - 3/3/2015 5:36:29 AM
Those new connections could slash Europe’s reliance on Russian energy ... negotiating fuel import deals. The aim is to have the EU “speak with one voice” and counter the Russian practice of offering favorable terms to individual countries to ...
EU energy union could save 40 billion euros per year: Commission
Channel News Asia - 2/25/2015 10:08:28 AM
The plan would cut costs, the Commission says, by increasing consumer options, integrating renewable supplies and reducing the need for expensive imports. "Europe is losing up to 40 billion euros a year by not having a fully connected energy market ...
Desertec: The Renewable Energy Grab? – OpEd
Eurasia Review - 3/4/2015 5:20:59 AM
Back in 1913, the American engineer Frank Shuman presented plans for the world’s ... African countries. The UfM is designed to follow in their footsteps, furthering EU economic interests and reducing the need for energy imports from Russia.
Top 10 Oil Richest Countries in the World
explorationworld.com - 3/3/2015 5:15:01 AM
Saudi Arabian oil imports have become something of a campaigning tool for pro-energy, American political ... which accounts for about 17 percent of the world’s total proved reserves, according to the EIA. The country’s natural gas sector has taken ...
Back to its roots? Egypt plans to halt gas imports by 2020
Al Bawaba - 2/24/2015 8:53:54 PM
Egypt hopes to halt liquefied natural gas imports in 2020, Oil Minister Sherif Ismail said on Monday, as projects to develop its own gas fields are completed. The Arab world's most populous ... per day to meet the country's electricity needs during the ...
Brussels calls for big reform of Europe’s energy market
The National - 2/25/2015 8:38:23 PM
The European Commission yesterday proposed an ambitious plan to merge the energy markets of the 28-country bloc in ... energy importer in the world. Six member states depend on Russia’s Gazprom for their entire gas imports and “therefore remain too ...
How an LED solar light can change the world
Eco Child's Play - 2/18/2015 11:59:58 PM
NOT made in China, addressing energy poverty ... my same conclusion: that imports of manufactured goods from the developing world are hard to find, especially technology goods. It seems to send the message that the developing countries are only capable ...
EU takes a stand against high Russian import taxes at the World Trade Organisation
CITY A.M. - 2/26/2015 4:02:12 AM
The European Union (EU) is upping its battle against high import taxes ... Russia's largest energy company. It said Gazprom, responsible for supplying the EU with 30 per cent of its gas, was over-charging customers in eastern European countries, as well ...
India Unveils Federal Budget, Finance Minister Says Country 'Is About To Take Off'
International Business Times - 2/28/2015 6:08:41 AM
This might help reduce gold imports to India, which is currently the world ... address the country’s chronic power shortage, Jaitley said that India would set up at least four new “ultra mega” power projects that would supply electricity on ...