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
China’s coal imports fall by 43 percent
worldfinance.com - 4/12/2015 11:54:23 PM
China’s coal imports amounted to 49.07 million during the first three ... Beijing is also implementing a number of policies to make the country less energy-dependent; such as limiting the number of fuel intensive projects in badly polluted areas.
Ukraine to abandon electricity imports in 2015
Kyiv Post - 4/17/2015 6:04:51 PM
In the near future, Ukraine's Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry aims to abandon electricity imports ... country, Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Oleksandr Svetelyk has said. Announcement To Readers Since 1995, the Kyiv Post has been the ...
Report: US Energy Exports Could Top Imports in Five Years
News Max - 4/15/2015 11:54:59 AM
The United States is on pace to export more energy than it imports possibly before the end of this decade ... the agency estimated the daily oil output would be 9.6 million barrels by 2019. The country has been a net importer of energy since the 1950s ...
Estonia In 2015: Energy, The Euro, And Elections
Seeking Alpha - 4/14/2015 4:56:49 PM
Estonia also has by far the most oil stored up of any European country, relative to the ... which are hardly dependent on imports of oil, energy, or commodities in general (see graph below). (Source: World Bank, Wall Street Journal, and MIT) Indeed ...
Could The World Cope With Almost Limitless Energy?
Yahoo Finance - 4/15/2015 9:34:49 PM
Cost Matters Rattled by volatile oil prices and growing need for energy security, countries ... oil import bills and utilize these resources in areas such as infrastructure, healthcare, social welfare, technology and education. Could the world cope with ...
Energy deal: Moscow to lend $2b for LNG pipeline
The Express Tribune - 4/18/2015 4:44:55 PM
“Pakistan and Russia have finalised an LNG pipeline deal in a recent meeting in Moscow and the two countries will ... no agreement to import natural gas from Qatar, the third-largest natural gas producer in the world and closest to Pakistan.
Japan's nuclear restart halted by court
WSBT 22 - 4/15/2015 8:20:14 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pushed for a return to nuclear energy, arguing it is essential to the country's economic recovery to reduce the skyrocketing utility bills associated with energy imports ... according to the "world's strictest ...
India nuclear sector trickles down
The National - 4/18/2015 1:31:39 PM
according to the World Bank. Coal is the country’s biggest source of power, accounting for about two-thirds of its electricity production. Despite expansive natural reserves of coal, the country is heavily dependent on costly imports of the fuel.
China Rising—a Burgeoning Industrial Superpower Built on Coal [Excerpt]
Scientific American - 4/16/2015 11:56:47 PM
Energy use per capita was far below the world average, to say nothing of developed countries like the United States ... still not enough. Imports climbed as well, and in 2007 China, for the first time, became a net importer of coal. That same year ...
India to grow 8 exports still a concern: World Bank
MENAFN - 4/15/2015 11:57:59 PM
Washington — The World Bank has forecast ... the opportunity to rationalise energy prices reducing the fiscal burden from subsidies and contributing to environmental sustainability” he added even as India’s oil import bill for February this year ...
Maritime Chokepoints: Key to Global Energy Stability
SUSRIS - 4/14/2015 6:05:25 AM
Countries across North Africa ... according to BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2014. 7 This volume accounts for more than 30% of global LNG trade. Kuwait imports LNG volumes that travel northward through the Strait of Hormuz.
The World Bank’s Long War on Peasants
teleSUR - 4/18/2015 2:11:37 AM
It is difficult to overstate the degree to which the IMF and World ... into import-dependent ones. Second, it removed safety nets small farmers had long relied upon while abruptly forcing them to compete with imports from industrialized countries like ...
California imports of Bakken crude by barge sets record in 2014
Jamestown Sun - 4/13/2015 11:53:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - California imports of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota on barges totaled a record 1.5 million barrels last year, 27 percent greater than the amount that reached the state by rail, the California Energy Commission told Reuters on Thursday.
Industry gathers for Shale World UK 2015
Shale Energy Insider - 4/17/2015 4:03:09 PM
Earlier this week, Shale Energy Insider attended the Shale World UK 2015 conference in Birmingham ... He suggested that shale gas could save £9 billion on gas imports and create up to 70,000 jobs. Rose proposed a timeline whereby exploration would ...
Pascal Canfin: "There are no trade-offs between climate change and prosperity."
WRI - 4/16/2015 11:56:47 PM
Ministers of Economy and Finance from around the world are gathering in Washington ... on renewable sources for 100 percent of its electricity generation and without resorting to nuclear. Developing countries can begin to imagine, in the energy field ...