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
Why Are OPEC Countries Abandoning Oil Consumption?
The Motley Fool - 5/17/2013 1:43:58 AM
For many of these countries, oil is far and away the largest source of governmental revenue. In Saudi Arabia, 45% of its GDP is generated from oil revenue. Yet, Saudi Arabia and several other OPEC countries in the Middle East have made moves to ...
Can poop save the world? Absolutely, says scientist David Walter-Toews
New York Daily News - 5/17/2013 6:54:46 PM
David Waltner-Toews, author of 'The Origin of Feces,' takes a lighthearted look at how excrement can be used for serious scientific purposes. If we see human and other animal excrement as part of a dynamic flux of energy, resources and life, it ...
Kroger Unveils A Clean Energy Production System Powered By Food Waste
Yahoo! Finance - 5/15/2013 8:08:43 PM
LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (KR) today unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that can't be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less Compton distribution center.
US Energy Revolution Gathers Pace
CNBC - 5/18/2013 8:52:17 AM
The growing role of the U.S. in world energy markets was underlined on Friday as the Obama administration approved wider exports of liquefied natural gas and international companies committed billions of dollars for new infrastructure. The developments ...
Amanpour to girls: It's time to power the world
CNN - 5/17/2013 12:35:23 PM
Christiane Amanpour The United Nations, the World Bank and any organization you can think of say ... stabilize population growth and reduce cases of HIV/AIDS. In rural areas, the United Nations says wages, agriculture income and productivity ...
Why Black Is The Real Green In Energy Production
Seeking Alpha - 5/17/2013 6:11:49 PM
That's unfortunate, because the environmentalists have it wrong. This will strike many as counterintuitive, but "black energy" -- meaning the established ... investors focus on the seen. Rarely do they focus on the unseen. The seen is an emissions-free ...
Mirbat power, water project inaugurated
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 4:57:52 PM
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The RO385mn Mirbat Power Production and Water Desalination project was ... reported AFP. This project will be Africa's largest wind farm by 2014. The country plans to ... May 19 2013 Saudi inflation up in April on high food prices ...
U.S. energy leaders more optimistic in 2013, survey finds
The Business Journal - 5/17/2013 3:27:10 PM
“Increased domestic production, particularly from shale assets, is having a profound impact on the global energy sector, introducing new sources to the energy matrix,” said John Kunasek, national sector leader for energy and natural ...
France Must Decide on Energy Mix Before Reactors Close, ASN Says
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 8:03:22 AM
“Decisions need to be made in the short term on power production capacity ... operates 58 nuclear reactors in the country. The plants, which were designed to run for a minimum of 40 years, are on average 27 years old and spread over 19 ...
Putin’s Power Play - How It Will Change the Uranium Sector
Financial Sense - 5/15/2013 11:57:47 PM
The last time Vladimir Putin was president ... he will encourage the world's uranium-needy nations – China, India, the US, France, South Korea, and Japan – to outbid each other for the opportunity to secure stable supplies of Russian uranium.
Energy Dept. backs Texas LNG export plan
The Guardian - 5/17/2013 8:27:49 PM
The DOE said granting such a permit for shipments to countries that do not have free ... according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In recent months, however, production has begun to level off as the glut of natural gas keeps U.S. prices ...
The Global Market for New Gasifiers, by Application is Projected by BCC Research to Increase to 1064 Annual New Units by 2017 with a 15% Growth Rate
PRWeb - 5/17/2013 11:45:16 AM
The gasifiers sector has become a proven yet quickly evolving energy conversion and chemicals production technology. Needs of the present and the future are pressing them into adoption for bulk power generation, fuel production, oil refining and energy ...
MS Tûranor PlanetSolar Sets World Speed Record for Transatlantic Crossing by Solar Electric Vessel
San Francisco Gate - 5/19/2013 10:55:46 PM
... docking at the ports the ship transforms into an educational platform to share the excitement and the potential of solar power. A Global Ambassador for Renewable Energy from Switzerland Switzerland’s MS Tûranor PlanetSolar is the world’s biggest ...
Energy Journal: Brazil Prepares to Go Deep
Wall Street Journal - 5/17/2013 9:29:16 AM
It had a tough first quarter, as Brazil’s domestic production slipped 8% ... Mr. Hayward, who achieved notoriety as the face of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, is suddenly interim chairman of the board at Glencore Xstrata ...
United Nations Foundation Welcomes Sustainable Energy Network of Ghana
San Francisco Gate - 5/15/2013 6:28:30 PM
The United Nations Foundation today welcomed the launch of the Sustainable Energy Network Ghana (SENG). Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The United Nations Foundation today welcomed the launch of the Sustainable Energy Network Ghana (SENG). SENG is a ...