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
California leads nation in solar installations as world sees 14% increase
Computer World - 4/1/2015 10:02:45 AM
California's utility-scale (1 megawatt or larger) solar plants generated a record 9.9 million mega watt hours (MWh) of electricity in 2014, an increase of 6.1 million MWh from 2013. California's utility-scale solar production ... leads the world in solar ...
The decline and fall of South American aluminum production: Andy Home
Reuters - 4/1/2015 1:01:42 PM
And it's symptomatic of a broader decline in primary aluminum production in South America ... Operators were attracted by the country's seemingly abundant hydropower and the resulting cheap electricity prices, a key cost input in aluminum smelting.
Best: Assessing our rapidly changing world of energy
Denver Post - 3/28/2015 11:00:35 PM
Allen Best: In the world of energy, what is the ... occurred in many places across the country. Q. Two years ago at this conference, you said that we have received an unexpected blessing in the form of natural gas production and that we'd better not ...
Renewables Re-energized: Green Energy Investments Worldwide Surge 17% to $270 Billion in 2014
WebWire - 4/1/2015 10:45:42 AM
Global investments in renewable energy rebounded strongly last year ... such as solar in oil- exporting countries, and biofuels in most parts of the world. “Oil and renewables do not directly compete for power investment dollars,” said Steffens.
World Bank approves US$52 million loan to strengthen power supply reliability in Armenia
Public Radio of Armenia - 3/31/2015 12:48:34 PM
The new project will improve the reliability of the power transmission network and system management, and support the Government’s efforts in ensuring adequate electricity supply across the country, according to the World Bank. Armenia’s National ...
Breitling Energy CEO on Prestigious OPEC Global Impact Panel
Financial Content - 4/1/2015 6:13:41 AM
CEO and Chairman of Breitling Energy (OTCBB: BECC) is speaking at a prominent luncheon panel in Houston today discussing the Yemen conflict, OPEC, and the global impact of fluctuating oil production quotas. The event is hosted by the World Affairs ...
OPEC Output Rises to 19-Month High, Led by Iraq and Libya
Bloomberg - 4/1/2015 12:44:24 AM
(Bloomberg) -- OPEC oil production rose to a 19-month high in March, led by gains in Iraq and Libya. Production by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries climbed 481,000 ... president of Strategic Energy & Economic Research in Winchester ...
Global Solar Silicon Production Industry 2014 Market Research Report
solarplaza.com - 4/1/2015 10:38:32 AM
2014 Global Solar Silicon Production ... research report on the world's major regional market conditions of the Solar Silicon Production industry, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany ...
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.
Republicans warn world that Obama U.N. plan could be undone
Yahoo News - 3/31/2015 11:18:30 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration's plan for U.N. climate change talks encountered swift opposition after its release Tuesday, with Republican leaders warning other countries to ... oil and gas production and buildings.
The World's Worst Climate Villain Just Showed Us Exactly How to Stop Global Warming
Mother Jones - 3/31/2015 6:29:11 AM
There was a somewhat surprising announcement this week from a country ... world's leading economies, so it's a good thing Australia is willing to play ball. The country gets 74 percent of its power from coal (that's nearly twice coal's share of US energy ...
In Africa, Clean Energy Provides a Route to Clean Water
Earth Island Institute - 3/31/2015 10:03:56 AM
The country’s Ministry of Water estimates that fuel costs for water pumping account for up to 50 percent of a farmer’s total cost of production ... the world charts a more sustainable future, the crucial interplay among water, food and energy is ...
ROSATOM Presented Contemporary Tendencies of the World Nuclear Energy At An International Conference in Bulgaria
Newswire Today - 3/31/2015 7:00:48 PM
The international conference “Nuclear Energy ... world nuclear energy. He also remarked that the company’s budget for international orders exceeds 100 billion dollars. The major part of this budget is linked to contracts of building NPPs in foreign ...
New U.S. Climate Target is Achievable and Sends an Important Signal to the World
NRDC SWiTCHBOARD - 4/1/2015 10:52:51 AM
To date, countries accounting for 58 percent of carbon pollution from the energy sector have announced post-2020 climate targets. And more countries around the world like India, South Korea, Brazil, South Africa, and Indonesia are diligently working on ...
33 countries submit U.N. greenhouse gas reduction goals; Japan misses deadline
Japan Times - 4/1/2015 12:25:55 PM
Nuclear power accounted for around 30 percent of its energy production before the triple meltdown at Tepco’s Fukushima No. 1 power plant. The countries that met the deadline include 28 members of the European Union, Norway, Switzerland and Mexico.