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
Instability In Energy Producing Countries Brings Risks, Rewards
Oil Price - 4/23/2014 1:29:06 PM
Related Article: Opportunity Strikes for Feuding Energy Powers However, when oil or gas has to pass through a conflict zone or unstable country ... of the world’s largest producers of oil and gas, may have a hard time offloading some of its production ...
Biomass: The World's Biggest Provider Of Renewable Energy
The Energy Collective - 4/23/2014 4:20:54 PM
And many countries, or regions within countries, still remain highly dependent on energy from biomass ... ethanol and bio-diesel around the world has lead to a significant diversion of cropland over to biofuel production. Some commentators have referred ...
Challenges Lie Ahead for North American Oil Production
New York Times - 4/21/2014 11:54:14 PM
Canada’s oil sands have vaulted the country to energy superpower status ... been in decline as an oil producer in recent years, Canadian production has soared. The biggest oil find in the world last year occurred in deep waters off the coast of Newfoundland.
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.
Coal Politics in an Unequal World
Yale Global Online - 4/22/2014 11:28:35 AM
So why do I say it is hypocritical to ask India not to use coal? The fact is that coal is still the mainstay of energy production in most parts of the rich world. The only countries that have weaned themselves off coal are those that use nuclear power on a ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing economy, China is the largest energy consumer and producer in the world. The sheer size of its market has made China extremely influential in the world energy trade. Natural gas production ...
World’s coal resources rapidly running out of water
Renew Economy - 4/16/2014 3:36:06 AM
Water is essential for energy production—when water risks arise ... As well, more than 50 percent of the world’s largest coal-producing/consuming countries face high to extremely high levels of water stress, which can be attributed to the many ...
Carbon Briefing: how energy demand could drink up global water resources
The Carbon Brief - 4/23/2014 12:03:12 PM
From cooling down power plants and extracting, transporting and processing fuels to growing crops used as biofuels, energy production ... countries, significant amounts of energy is used to clean water supplies up and transport water to populations. World ...
Fracking and Water Scarcity
World Press Review - 4/24/2014 1:17:46 AM
Energy is an unavoidable necessity, but energy production uses enormous amounts of ... but China's Ministry of Land and Resources estimates that the country's shale gas reserves are the biggest in the world, a third larger than those in the United States.
US energy chief on Ukraine: Don't count out its resources, US know-how (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 4/21/2014 11:54:14 PM
Next month, experts from the US will visit Ukraine to help increase Ukraine's own domestic production, and improve energy efficiency in the country. That will include ... RECOMMENDED: Key world markets to see big changes. Get in-depth reports FREE.
The Gross Society: We’re Entering an Age of Energy Impoverishment
Pacific Standard - 4/18/2014 7:18:37 PM
[T]he critical relationship between energy production and the energy cost of extraction ... more oil wells have been drilled here than in the rest of the world’s countries put together. What would the world look and feel like if we deliberately and ...
World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production
Oil Price - 11/11/2013 11:59:04 PM
The IEA released the 2013 edition of its much-anticipated World Energy Outlook, which projects oil ... Yet, the IEA believes that over half of this production will come from two countries: Iraq and Brazil. First, let’s take Iraq. Iraq has the fifth ...
Which countries produce the most geothermal electricity?
Greenbang - 6/3/2012 11:52:57 PM
the United States remains the world leader in geothermal electricity. It has a larger installed capacity than any other country: 3,187 MW (as of 2012), which equates to 28.4 percent of geothermal production worldwide. However, uncertainty has grown around ...
Saudis Start Production at World’s Biggest Desalination Plant
Bloomberg - 4/23/2014 6:36:54 PM
The complex northwest of Jubail will be the world’s biggest seawater desalination facility with a production ... to supply the energy industry and a population that has quadrupled in 40 years to 30 million people. The desert country is the largest ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
More important, Japan has very little domestic energy production and is forced to import most ... Not surprisingly, the countries are wealthy and among the world’s greenest as well, according to the Environmental Performance Index, a joint product ...