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, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
World Bank issues $30 million loan to Armenia for energy sector
Reuters - 4/28/2016 2:05:20 PM
"This is critical for maintaining adequate and reliable electricity supply at affordable tariffs," said Laura Bailey, the World Bank country manager for Armenia. The 25-year loan with 14 1/2 years of grace period will be disbursed by several tranches.
Amid unrest, looting and electricity rationing, Venezuela president becomes recall target
Los Angeles Times - 4/28/2016 12:57:55 AM
To save power, government offices are open only two half-days a week, and most areas outside Caracas, the capital, will go without electricity for four hours a day through May. Friday classes at schools across the country have been canceled until further ...
Connecting the World Through Infrastructure
Forbes - 4/28/2016 1:43:51 PM
He asks us to remap the world ... international energy market and no international oil or gas pipelines; today there are hundreds. Whether between allies or across suspicious neighbors, they are fixed bonds whose flows matter to all countries along the ...
Hell and high water: Life in 'the world's most miserable country' keeps getting worse
San Francisco Gate - 4/27/2016 7:14:19 PM
Source: Americas Society When the final part of was finished in 1986, the Guri dam was the largest hydroelectrical station in the world, according to The Washington Post. It was build as part of an effort to diversify the country's energy consumption ...
Bank of Japan shocks markets by voting against more stimulus
The Guardian - 4/28/2016 4:11:12 AM
The world’s third-largest economy has largely ... But his bid to power inflation has been hit by falling energy prices, coupled with recent robustness in the yen driving down the cost of imports. The central bank has been ratcheting back its timeline ...
Our View: Limiting oil imports would help to protect American producers
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 4/28/2016 6:20:03 AM
Their hope is to limit the amount of oil that can be imported from other countries ... of the record energy production in the U.S. They shouldn’t have to suffer at the hands of greedy foreign oil interests. Could the Panhandle Import Reduction Initiative ...
Saudi Arabia isn’t the only country looking to kick its crude addiction
CNBC - 4/29/2016 9:53:36 AM
Saudi Arabia's "Vision 2030," which includes plans to create the world's biggest sovereign wealth ... where half of the economy is directly based on energy. That is according to OPEC, to which both countries belong. Some oil-producing countries, including ...
Tanzania: Local Firm Wants Action to Curb Imports of Fake Electricity Appliances
AllAfrica - 4/29/2016 10:07:55 AM
He said apart from providing continued education on the need to manufacture and curbing imports of fake and substandard products ... The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people. Copyright © 2016 Tanzania ...
World Bank Raises 2016 Oil Price Forecast to $41 per Barrel
This Day Live - 4/28/2016 3:49:43 AM
“We expect slightly higher prices for energy commodities ... who is responsible for the World Bank’s operations worldwide, noted that the bank was also paying very close attention to the war-torn North-eastern section of the country.
World's biggest windmills now make jumbo jets look tiny
Economic Times - 4/29/2016 12:59:43 PM
Wind is now the most installed form of low-carbon energy. While few people outside the industry noticed ... MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has erected the world's most powerful turbine. The turbine produces 8 MW of power, enough for about 4,000 homes.
The 'Growing Economies Energy Forum' - A Platform Where World's Most Bankable Investors Meet the World's Brightest Economies
Market Watch - 4/28/2016 5:58:34 AM
The World Bank predicts that electricity consumption in Latin America will more than double between 2010 and 2030 and a combined need of over US$200 billion of investment is required to move forward power development projects. Speaking about country's ...
The 10 most important things in the world right now
The Business Insider - 4/28/2016 1:40:52 AM
"This is an individual you can trust to lead this country no matter what might happen," Cruz said ... taking the rest of the week off in a bid to save electricity. 9. Japan will begin tests to measure the fuel economy of vehicles made by Mitsubishi ...
Energy shortage at its lowest ever in a single year: Piyush Goyal
Daily News and Analysis - 4/29/2016 8:06:14 AM
"During 2015-16, the energy shortage was 2.1%, which is the lowest ever in ... In a separate reply to the house, the minister said that at present, there is no shortage of coal in the country. None of the coal-based power generation plants across the ...
Why Cities Are So Well-Suited to Renewable-Energy Growth
The Wall Street Journal - 4/29/2016 10:29:24 AM
Last week, 175 countries signed ... two-thirds of the world’s population is projected to be living in urban areas, according to the United Nations. In the past, we’ve always seen urbanization and increased energy use go hand in hand, as rural workers ...
Market Currents: Saudi Arabian crude imports to the US reach an 11-month high
Fuel Fix - 4/28/2016 3:45:33 PM
(What a strange world we live in). 2) We’ve had a ton of economic data ... We also mentioned how Saudi exports to the US last month hit an 11-month high. Granted, imports into the Port Arthur refinery rose to a 3-month high after last month’s ...