Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
Turkey to import more electricity from Iran, ask discount for Russian gas
worldbulletin.net - 4/21/2014 2:07:15 PM
so we import electricity from Iran," said Yildiz adding that Turkey occasionally imports and exports electricity to neighboring countries such as Iran, Georgia and Bulgaria depending on electricity production levels. Turkey heavily relies on foreign energy ...
Turkey to boost electricity imports from Iran: energy minister
Tehran Times - 4/22/2014 3:24:49 PM
so we import electricity from Iran," World Bulletin quoted Yildiz as saying on Monday. Turkey occasionally imports and exports electricity to neighboring countries such as Iran depending on electricity production levels, Yildiz said. After visiting Tehran ...
UK energy quest highlights human rights concerns in gas-rich countries
theguardian.com - 4/22/2014 1:08:48 PM
This was for Azerbaijan, a country ... the former energy secretary and prime minister's special envoy for the Caspian region, told delegates at the LSE meeting on 7 March that the region was "presently one of the most exciting places in the world to ...
Turkey Rising As an Energy Hub: U.S. Institute
TurkishNY.com World and Local News Portal. - 4/19/2014 4:51:17 AM
Turkey's importance in world energy markets is ... could affect the country's position as a gas transit state in the long run, says Energy Information Administration. Turkey must be able to import enough gas to satisfy both domestic demand and any re ...
Thailand pursues solar energy
Arabian Business - 4/21/2014 7:04:55 AM
Thailand in on track to become a world leader in solar energy. The country has spent years developing its solar energy industry, helping to preserve the nation’s economy and reducing energy imports from its South East Asia neighbours.
Japan Imports Record Level Of LNG, Coal
Oil Price - 4/21/2014 10:14:01 PM
Japan has been forced to import vast amounts of fossil fuels to make up for an energy shortfall caused by its decision to shutter nearly all of the country’s 54 nuclear reactors after the March, 2011 earthquake. The country was already the world’s ...
China Is Looking to Ban High-Sulfur Coal Imports
Softpedia News - 4/14/2014 9:29:14 AM
Recent reports say that, presently, China's coal consumption rivals that of the world. This means that ... Specialists say that, should the country move to ban high-sulfur coal imports, its energy sector might just green up its ways a bit.
East Africa: Global Oil & Gas Export Hub by 2020?
Rigzone - 4/21/2014 4:01:47 PM
NET OIL IMPORTS/EXPORTS - SOURCE: Evaluate Energy. Note: Net oil imports/exports ... potential of their projects to be realized, a region of the world where security within even a single country’s borders is notoriously precarious. Mozambique will ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt ... Not surprising, the countries with the most energy-efficient economies are those who import their energy supplies. Japan leads the way. It is, after all, birthplace of the Kyoto Protocols ...
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 ... Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports. The development of the Bakken and Athabasca oil sands has spurred unexpected growth in the world fuel supply ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
The Energy Collective - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide (CO 2) based ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
Performance across North America shows contrasting circumstances, from the import and fossil fuel dependence ... energy system aims to make Costa Rica the world's first carbon-neutral country, with 99% of electricity output from renewable energy sources.
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 1:57:10 PM
For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements ... A report released last year in Doha by the World Energy Council urged governments to design long-term energy policies, enable market conditions ...
BP energy outlook sees 41% rise in world energy use to 2035
Oil & Gas Journal - 1/15/2014 10:06:11 PM
China will overtake the US as the world’s largest oil consumer by 2027. The country’s oil and gas import dependences will be 76% and 41% in 2035, respectively, up from 57% and 25% in 2012. Other BRIC countries By 2035, India’s energy demand growth of ...
The 5 Most Energy Abundant Countries
The Motley Fool - 5/27/2013 11:57:52 PM
China imports about 500,000 barrels per day. It is far and away Iran's largest client. 3. China: 3055.17 quadrillion BTU China is the worlds largest coal producer, by a long shot. Its production in 2011 represented 49.5% of the world's total coal output.