Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - production map
Minister: Egypt to generate additional 70 GW of electricity in next 10 years
egyptindependent.com - 3/3/2015 12:17:21 PM
Last month, Egypt's Cabinet approved a new law privatizing electricity production, distribution and transmission. Egypt has suffered from power crises for several years but last year the situation deteriorated significantly, with parts of the country ...
Glencore Cuts Australian Coal Production by About 15%
Wall Street Journal - 2/27/2015 8:11:33 AM
Glencore PLC’s move to curb Australian coal production by ... rivals such as Peabody Energy Corp. in cutting output to counter the pain from coal prices which are hovering near multiyear lows. Coal consumption in China—the world’s biggest user ...
World Bank to promote solar power
The Nation - 3/2/2015 11:17:06 PM
The World Bank Group has launched the ... significantly speeds this process to enable initial electricity production to begin within two years of initiating an engagement. “The countries we work with in Africa to support the development of solar ...
Nigeria: Contending With Electricity Tariff Hikes
AllAfrica - 3/3/2015 10:22:49 AM
Industrialists with huge employment base in Nigeria have declared their intention to shut down production ... that a comparative analysis of the cost of energy in Nigeria against order countries around the world showed that Nigerian businesses pay the ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Politicians and activists may love to talk about renewable energy sources, but in today’s world ... proven crude oil reserves and the fourth largest proven natural gas reserves in Africa. The civil war in 2011 severely impacted oil production and exports ...
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
Shale Gas and Tight Oil Are Commercially Produced in Just Four Countries
Al-Jazeerah - 2/21/2015 3:39:30 AM
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration ... China and Argentina's production of shale gas and tight oil, respectively. The United States, Canada, China, and Argentina are currently the only four countries in the world that are producing commercial ...
Could the Moon Hold the Key to the World’s Energy Crisis?
internationalpolicydigest.org - 3/1/2015 6:24:48 PM
Over the last few decades, the world’s energy situation has been ... This is not to mention that oil production is expected to peak in the next decade. Alternative energy sources are becoming much more of a necessity than a mere alternative.
Asia’s Path to Clean Energy
Blogcritics - 2/26/2015 11:57:38 PM
As the world’s largest coal producer ... with some experts estimating the nation’s green energy output will more than double Britain’s total energy production in 2020. The increasing commitment to renewable energy is a worldwide trend, as energy ...
Glencore cuts Australian coal production
Market Watch - 2/27/2015 2:35:07 AM
Glencore PLC's move to curb Australian coal production by ... rivals such as Peabody Energy Corp. in cutting output to counter the pain from coal prices which are hovering near multiyear lows. Coal consumption in China--the world's biggest user--fell ...
FACTBOX-Oil production cost estimates by country
Reuters - 7/28/2009 5:19:37 AM
July 28 (Reuters) - The cost of pumping ... other individual countries, obtained from traders and industry analysts. It also gives the International Energy Agency's more general assessment of costs for the oil-producing regions of the world.
Denmark Sets World Record For Wind Power Production
Think Progress - 1/7/2015 1:44:03 PM
Thirty-seven years later, the country has set a new world record for wind production by getting 39.1 percent of its overall electricity from wind in 2014. This puts the Northern European nation well on track to meet its 2020 goal of getting 50 percent of ...
Counter OPEC’s power by boosting American crude oil exports
Thomaston Times - 3/1/2015 12:12:34 PM
Drivers can mostly thank the highest level of domestic oil production in four ... of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have recently launched a price war to force Americans back to a dependency on foreign energy. They are being aided by an outdated ...
The world's top 7 coal countries: By the numbers
The Week Magazine - 5/7/2013 12:18:36 PM
For most big coal-producing countries, the upsides are largely ... million tons of coal would be enough to provide electricity to more than 190,000 customers annually. Percent of world total: 27.6 Annual production: 556.8 million tons of oil equivalent ...
Oil falls 1 pct on weak China outlook, higher Libya production
Reuters - 3/2/2015 1:41:27 AM
The bank expects Beijing to lower the country's growth target to 7 percent this year in the upcoming National People's Congress, down from 7.5 percent last year. Slower economic growth curbs oil demand at the world's largest energy consumer. Brent crude ...