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
Raising CNG output cuts gasoline imports
Press TV - 10/4/2015 1:17:20 PM
An official at Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) says if domestic compressed natural gas (CNG) industry is not developed, gasoline imports to Iran ... growing share of gas in the world energy basket, Iran's role in ...
UAE to spend $35bn to diversify energy sources, says minister
Arabian Business - 10/4/2015 9:42:35 AM
The United Arab Emirates is investing $35 billion to diversify its energy resources and reduce its dependence on natural gas imports for power generation, the country's energy minister said on Sunday. "We need to minimise our reliance on natural gas and ...
World is amazed about my vision of 175 Giga Watt of renewable energy by 2022: PM Modi
Daily News and Analysis - 10/2/2015 8:47:42 AM
They would wonder, because PM Modi has a vision of 175 GigaWatts of renewable energy, and has come to Khunti for ... But today, on behalf of the people of this country, I want to tell the world, that we are not responsible for this (problem of climate ...
Clean energy growth is ‘off track’ to avert climate change, says energy agency
Washington Post - 10/3/2015 3:17:14 AM
Strikingly, two-thirds of the new renewable deployments are expected to occur in developing countries like Brazil, India, and China. The latter will be responsible for a staggering 40 percent of all of the world’s growth in renewable electricity ...
India pledges up to 33% cut in emissions by 2030
Economic Times - 10/3/2015 1:08:23 AM
NEW DELHI: India steered clear of announcing an absolute reduction in carbon dioxide output and instead vowed to cut the emission intensity of its GDP by about a third and generate 40% of the country's electricity ... said that the world cannot go on ...
World Bank to continue supporting Pakistan: New Country Director
Business Recorder - 10/2/2015 9:55:06 PM
WASHINGTON: The World Bank's new Country Director Patchamuthu Illangovan has said that the bank will continue supporting Pakistan in several areas, including the energy sector, and in enhancing opportunities for women and youth. Mr Illangovan (Illango ...
Russia: Has the World's Biggest Country Turned Against the Environment?
Truth Out - 10/2/2015 11:56:48 PM
It spans nine time zones, borders Europe, China, North Korea and the Arctic; has the world's eighth largest ... several successful renewable energy plants - albeit tiny, off grid and in the farthest corners of the country, used mostly by reindeer farmers ...
The World’s Fourth-Largest Carbon Emitter Is Making A Big Move To Renewables
Think Progress - 10/2/2015 12:36:46 PM
“India is committed to engaging actively in multilateral negotiations under the UNFCCC in a positive, creative and forward-looking manner,” the country said ... who do not have electricity live in India. So, while India is the world’s fourth-largest ...
India Asks Rich Countries to Help Fund Environmentally Friendly Development
The Wall Street Journal - 10/2/2015 2:24:08 PM
NEW DELHI—India on Friday pledged to ramp up its use of renewable energy and slow the growth of its greenhouse-gas emissions, but said more prosperous countries must share ... Advertisement India, the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gasses ...
Here's how people make ends meet in one of the poorest places in the world
Chron - 10/2/2015 12:58:14 PM
Niger is a country at peace. But a World Food Program distribution site in Torouf ... Animals wander dusty streets, and though power lines cross over the village, Torouf is virtually electricity-free. And while it’s next to a major highway connecting ...
Why Peabody Energy Corporation's Stock Fell Nearly 50% Last Month
The Motley Fool - 10/3/2015 11:26:59 PM
But volatility isn't surprising for a company that sits atop an out of favor commodity industry that's not only struggling on the pricing front but is also facing an existential crisis—basically, does the world want dirty coal in the energy mix anymore?
World Bank approves $250mn loan for Jordan
Utilities-me - 10/4/2015 11:08:29 AM
which aim to bolster the country’s broad development agenda,” said Ferid Belhaj, World Bank Director for the Middle East. “Implementation of the Program will lead to significant gains in efficiency for the water and electricity sectors, thus offering ...
ADB supports Indonesian energy diversity
United Press International - 10/2/2015 11:46:39 AM
The country exports about half its natural gas and is one of the largest exporters of liquefied natural gas in the world. ADB said the loans would support government efforts to build a renewable energy sector centered around small-scale hydropower ...
New Zealand: Solid Energy privatisation threatens hundreds of jobs
World Socialist Web Site - 10/3/2015 5:33:14 AM
Creditors of Solid Energy, New Zealand’s largest coal mining ... driven by the economic slowdown in China, the world’s biggest consumer of coal. China’s coal imports from January to July were down 39.1 percent compared to the same period in 2014.
India took a drastic step to curb gold imports
The Business Insider - 10/2/2015 7:53:25 PM
As the world's largest importer, the country consumes massive quantities of the yellow ... it would be lent or sold to the jewelry industry, thereby reducing gold imports. This means, of course, that the bullion — including everything from gold trinkets ...