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
As world expands nuclear power, US grapples with decades of waste
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/24/2015 11:55:26 PM
Washington — A nuclear power renaissance is underway in much of the world, but in the US you would hardly ... which today produce about 60 percent of our country’s emission-free electricity, then we have to have a place to put the used nuclear fuel ...
New Zealand breaks renewable energy record
United Press International - 3/26/2015 10:38:30 AM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, March 26 (UPI) --The share of renewable energy on the grid in New Zealand is the highest it's been in close to 20 years, the country's energy minister ... is the fourth largest in the world," Energy and Resources Minister Simon ...
Why Bombing This Tiny Oil Producer Is Roiling the Energy Market
Bloomberg - 3/26/2015 4:40:35 AM
(Bloomberg) -- While Yemen contributes less than 0.2 percent of global oil output, its location puts it near the center of world energy trade ... regional powers began bombing rebel targets in the country that produced less than Denmark in 2013.
How Much Energy Does Russia Have Anyways?
Forbes - 3/25/2015 3:40:20 PM
The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has once again thrusted energy into the spotlight ... At 6.7 million square miles, Russia is easily the largest country in the world, covering one-eighth of Earth’s land surface. Russia thus still has loads of unexplored ...
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.
Why Yemen that produces less oil than Denmark is roiling energy markets
Financial Post - 3/26/2015 12:04:24 PM
While Yemen contributes less than 0.2% of global oil output, its location puts it near the center of world energy trade. The nation shares ... regional powers began bombing rebel targets in the country that produced less than Denmark in 2013.
Norwegian green energy to power UK homes
BBC - 3/26/2015 1:51:46 PM
Statnett chief executive Auke Lont said: "Not only is this a technically impressive project where we will set a new world record, it is also an important contribution to the increase of renewable energy production ... connect the two countries' electricity ...
China’s Coal Cap Policy Will Increase Country’s Clean Energy Jobs
eNews Park Forest - 3/26/2015 12:40:11 PM
sustainable jobs in clean energy production and technology. About the China Coal Cap Project: As the world’s largest coal-consuming country, China not only faces domestic challenges from smog and other severe environmental pollution, but also ...
Norway and Britain to build world's longest subsea power cable
Economic Times - 3/26/2015 3:17:40 PM
OSLO: The ... Britain's Energy Secretary Ed Davey said. National Grid said that supply from Norway could potentially reduce peak prices, saving money for households and businesses. It will also help to increase renewable energy production in Norway and ...
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 ...
Nuclear Safety in a Post-Fukushima World: Is the US Falling Behind?
The Energy Collective - 3/26/2015 11:07:08 AM
Meanwhile, Bloomberg’s Jonathan Tirone cites France – the world’s most nuclear-reliant country with 75 per cent of its energy supplies coming from nuclear power production – as an example for “installing reinforced bunkers, back-up power and ...
Energy Investments Boost Egypt's Recovering Economy
Investopedia - 3/25/2015 8:48:08 PM
The chart below, as of 2013, shows the gap in the country’s gas balance closing fast with production barely outstripping ... according to data compiled from the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s 2014 World Energy Outlook and the IMF.
‘Big is beautiful’ is blinding our energy policy makers
bdlive.co.za - 3/27/2015 3:56:27 AM
What we desperately need is an innovative system of production and consumption of energy that happens at the local level and allows everyone, not just recognised bidders, to produce, consume and share electricity. In many European countries, a feed-in ...
Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment To Alcoa To Support Manufacturing Of Aluminum For Automotive Sector
Breaking Energy - 3/26/2015 4:57:53 PM
“To date, the program has supported the production of millions ... manufacturing plants across the country, one of the world’s largest wind farms, and several of the world’s largest solar generation and thermal energy storage systems.
Saudis Signal New Oil Strategy As Production Nears Record Highs
Seeking Alpha - 3/26/2015 5:37:51 AM
Saudi Arabia says it has increased its oil production to 10 million barrels per day, surprising many analysts. The Department of Energy reported this morning ... Arabia's production marks a shift in the country's oil strategy remains to be seen.