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
Modi calls for slashing India's energy imports by 10%
Commodity Online - 3/27/2015 9:54:21 AM
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, has called for enhancing domestic production to reduce the energy import burden of the country by at least 10 percent ... The Prime Minister said India, with one-sixth of the world's population, should shoulder ...
Finance minister Arun Jaitley pitches for overseas asset acquisition to cut energy imports
Economic Times - 3/28/2015 3:55:15 AM
That part of the world is now becoming costlier ... is focusing on "quick and effective decision making", as the country needs huge amount of investments. Need to cut dependence on energy imports Speaking at Urja Sangam, an international energy summit ...
Make India energy sufficient, cut imports: PM Modi
Post - 3/27/2015 12:24:41 PM
New Delhi: Pitching for an energy sufficient India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country should cut oil imports by 10 percent by 2022 ... Also Read: DBT scheme for LPG subsidy biggest in the world: Pranab Mukherjee Since the government ...
World's longest electricity connector to be built between Norway and Blyth
The Chronicle - 3/30/2015 3:05:46 PM
... and cut bills Wind Turbines at the Port of Blyth The world’s longest electricity connector is to be built between Blyth and Norway to supply low-carbon power from the Scandinavian country. The 450-mile (724km) long “interconnector”, which has ...
Govt in talks with lending agencies to raise $3 bn for solar power projects
Live Mint - 3/30/2015 7:37:47 PM
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is in talks with lenders such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World ... imports 77% of its energy requirements. In addition, the emphasis on solar and wind power is expected to strengthen the ...
‘Import of LNG a landmark step for energy needs’
Pakistan Today - 3/29/2015 6:27:23 PM
The introduction of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) will bring considerable development in every energy-related ... in deploying world-class solutions against stretched deadlines.” “We are hopeful that the commissioning of the country’s first LNG ...
Angola Energy Profile: Second-Largest Oil Producer In Sub-Saharan Africa – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 3/21/2015 6:36:52 PM
World Energy Statistics. Figure 3. Angola’s crude oil exports, by destination, 2014. Global Trade Information Services, Global Trade Atlas Navigator: Global view of crude oil imports, partner country as Angola, accessed February 2015.
Syria taps world wheat market as stocks run down
Reuters - 3/30/2015 2:37:08 PM
the government plans to import 150,000 tonnes and has introduced ways to conserve grain stocks in signs of the growing strain on food supplies from conflict in the country. Despite millions of Syrians fleeing the fighting to neighbouring countries with ...
Can US Energy Exports 'Pivot to Asia'?
The Diplomat - 3/26/2015 4:07:46 PM
Japan shutdown nearly all of its nuclear capacity and had to escalate fossil fuel imports to make up for the loss. Coal, natural gas, and oil now generate nearly 90 percent of Japan’s electricity. Meanwhile China’s State Council, the country’s ...
PM Narendra Modi asks energy firms to set higher goals, go multinational
Financial Express - 3/28/2015 1:24:56 AM
India, which has rolled out the world’s biggest mechanism for direct account transfer of cooking gas subsidy, is targeting to reduce the energy ... if imports, which account for a staggering 77% of the demand, are cut by 10% by 2022, the country and ...
SD receives renewable energy report
observer.org.sz - 3/23/2015 1:09:23 AM
This will go a long way in reducing Swaziland's dependence on energy imports,” she ... energy sector in the country and region. Today I would like to specially honour The principal and students of Waterford KaMhlaba United World College of Southern ...
Best: Assessing our rapidly changing world of energy
Denver Post - 3/28/2015 11:00:35 PM
wealthy countries with energy systems where energy demands are probably going to be flat or, if we're effective in our efficiency, we could have declining demand. But those are the richest regions in the world. If you look at place like India, large parts ...
Modi urges well-off Indians to give up gas subsidies
Dawn - 3/27/2015 11:20:15 AM
The Indian leader also said the country should cut oil, gas and petrol imports by 10 per cent over the next seven years as it seeks to reduce its energy bills and become more self-sufficient. Since taking office last year, Modi has lifted diesel price ...
Need to cut oil imports, says Jaitley
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 3/27/2015 1:43:25 PM
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) — Pointing out how decreasing oil prices helped control inflation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government required to pay attention to oil exploration to reduce the country’s energy imports.
Saudi Arabia's role in global energy markets is changing
ECN - 3/30/2015 9:36:29 AM
"A Refined Approach: Saudi Arabia Moves Beyond Crude" examines the growth of Saudi refining, the country's increased domestic demand for crude oil and the geopolitical effects of this development. The paper was published in Energy Policy and authored by ...