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
Lao PDR to Improve Electricity Network with World Bank Support
The World Bank - 6/24/2015 2:32:22 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2015—The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors ... which contributes to the need to import electricity in certain parts of the country. In other parts of Laos—such as large urban areas where demand can outstrip supply ...
Asian imports of Iran oil hit highest this year as nuclear talks drag
Reuters - 6/30/2015 6:21:29 AM
A deal between Iran and six world powers would resolve a 12-year standoff ... with the Chinese shipments hitting the lowest in four months as overall crude imports dropped during the country's spring refinery maintenance season. Japan's purchases rose ...
Epidemic of obesity and overweight linked to increased food energy supply
Medical Xpress - 6/30/2015 10:06:22 PM
Obesity - a global health problem - is increasing in many countries in step with increases in the food energy supply, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization ... country-wide stocks and imports with their exports ...
Africa: Lessons From South Korea Nuclear Energy Usage
AllAfrica - 6/27/2015 11:57:18 PM
A number of developed countries in the world are already implementing this although ... Italy and Denmark but they import nearly 10% of their power from nuclear energy. Only eight countries are known to have a nuclear weapons capability, while 56 operate ...
Enviros worry Brazilian beef imports could serve up a side of Amazon tree-cutting
Washington Examiner - 7/1/2015 4:18:36 AM
Climate-conscious groups warned that the U.S. decision Tuesday to end restrictions on Brazilian beef imports must not encourage greater ... reduced carbon emissions more than any other countries in the world. In Brazil, this includes very impressive ...
Jordan signs 13 deals to build solar power and wind energy plants
REVE - 7/1/2015 9:19:15 AM
Jordan imports about 97 per cent of its energy needs annually at about ... daily averages of solar irradiance in the world with an estimated 330 days of sunshine per year, while wind speeds in the country are as high as 7.5 metres to 11.5 metres per ...
U.S. energy production at historic levels
NWI - 6/26/2015 1:42:52 PM
At the same time, net imports fell by more than half in 2014 ... too judgmental about the use of coal when we consider the needs of other countries around the world." Renewable energy grew significantly last year and represented 30 percent of all energy ...
New Iron Curtain” in East Partnership Countries: it’s not so simple!
neurope.eu - 6/30/2015 12:26:33 PM
This perception relates to the signature of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (DCFTA) and ensuing geopolitical divisions of the“Russian world” and countries facing ... good prices for natural gas imports. The decision was initiated ...
China’s demand for energy may not increase until 2017
The Business Insider - 6/22/2015 10:37:20 PM
China now consumes 23.2% of all energy consumed on Earth and clearly what happens in China will impact the whole world. Figure 1 ... now uses more energy than it produces and has growing import dependence (Figure 4). The x-axis is scaled from 1981 since ...
Liquefied Natural Gas Market to Reach US$196.4 million by 2019 owing to Rise in Demand for Electricity: Transparency Market Research
Market Watch - 6/29/2015 9:57:25 AM
Due to a rise in demand for electricity and rising awareness ... This raises the total carbon footprint. Countries such as Spain and France utilize LNG to lower the reliance on oil imports as well as to prevent pollution via combustion of fossil fuels.
US economist pens energy plan for Spain protest party
MENAFN - 6/22/2015 6:05:19 PM
He said that way Spain would save more money by reducing its reliance on energy ... released the Country Reports on Terrorism finding that nearly 33,000 people were killed and 34,700 injured in almost 13,500 terrorist attacks around the world
Oil is bringing China and the Arab world closer economically. Politics will follow
Pakistan Defence - 6/25/2015 2:45:30 AM
In 2015 it became the world’s biggest importer of crude, half of it—more than 3m barrels a day—from the Middle East (see chart). By 2035 China’s imports ... Arab countries turn east. In part, this reflects the revolution in the energy market ...
Ontario solar module makers say duties needed to survive cheap Chinese imports
The Star - 6/28/2015 11:13:10 PM
The counter-argument: anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese imports would keep Canadian prices higher and could make it more difficult to eliminate the gap between the cost of producing solar power and the price of buying electricity off the power grid.
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
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 ...
Public toilets can actually help generate energy
Dhaka Tribune - 6/23/2015 7:51:30 PM
the country has to spend a significant amount of its financial resources to import petroleum. Considering the environment and energy security, many countries around the world are now shifting to renewable and clean energy sources such as bio-gas produced ...