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
India to lead global energy demand growth with oil imports set to jump to 90% by 2040: IEA
Firstpost - 11/28/2015 9:48:57 AM
"India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage," the ... and meet a target to halve imports in 15 years.
World Climate Talks Begin Monday, But Will Commitments Make Any Difference?
International Business Times - 11/28/2015 10:39:03 AM
With hopes as high as the security level on the streets of Paris in the wake of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks there, world leaders planned to convene Monday outside the French capital to discuss pledges from almost 200 countries to cut carbon emissions.
Energy-rich Russia pays little attention to climate change
Philstar - 11/28/2015 10:20:34 PM
Russia's national weather agency says the country is the fastest-warming part of the world. But Russia has taken little action ... to transition 4.5 percent of its power sources to renewable energy, with national funding for renewable energy projects ...
India moving to the centre of global energy affairs
Times of India - 11/28/2015 1:59:29 PM
India's domestic oil production is relatively expensive, which increases India's dependence on oil imports particularly ... thirds emissions coming from the energy sector, we need a clear signal to the world. About 170 countries have made commitments ...
Overcoming electricity shortage through LNG imports
Pakistan Today - 11/14/2015 7:16:44 PM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is making an equity investment in ETPL for Pakistan’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import terminal to help address the country’s severe energy crisis, Ali said. He said that previous governments made several ...
Nigeria: Exxonmobil - Nigeria, Others to Drive 25-Year Global Energy Demand
AllAfrica - 11/28/2015 7:14:27 PM
Exxon's General Manager, Deep Water Operations, Oladotun Isiaka said in a presentation in Abuja that: "Energy demand trends from 2010 to 2040 are expected to vary significantly around the world, as countries move along very different trajectories in terms ...
Envirofit sells its millionth clean cookstove, making homes in 45 countries healthier
Digital Trends - 11/28/2015 10:13:24 PM
Biomass cook stoves aren’t exactly the most environmentally friendly cooking option out there, but some 3.5 billion people around the world still cook with solid ... Envirofit has designed a product line of clean, energy-efficient cookstoves that ...
India won't need coal imports by 2017: Piyush Goyal
Economic Times - 11/16/2015 3:10:59 PM
NEW DELHI: Coal shortages will be a thing of the past and India won't need to import dry ... that the renewable energy capacity target of 175 GW by 2022, is not only doable but necessary also in view of energy security of the country.
Canadian energy companies seen disappearing in oil’s ‘new world’
Gulf News - 11/28/2015 3:32:32 PM
he outlined a “new world” facing oil companies since the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries last year decided to maintain output amid a supply glut, boosting competition, complicated by rising use of renewable energy that’s damping demand ...
Turkish President 'saddened' by plane incident
KION 46 Central Coast News - 11/28/2015 9:08:59 PM
The countries disagree sharply on whether the Russian plane was ... This decree also prohibits the import of certain goods from Turkey. The claimed rationale for all this is spelled out in the decree's name: "Measures to guarantee national security in ...
India should be able to end coal imports by 2017: Union Minister
Post - 11/16/2015 2:49:30 PM
Noting that India imported 215 million tonnes of coal last year, the minister said it was the 'band-aid' kind of approach to energy problems in the past that led to this situation despite the country having the third largest coal reserves in the world.
Oil countries only slowly warming to climate challenge
MENAFN - 11/28/2015 6:10:01 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) Global oil producers, who provide the world with much of the fossil fuel that causes global warming, are in no hurry to brighten up their own image as climate dinosaurs. Some Gulf countries have timidly started investing in renewable energy ...
How Fast Can We Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy System?
Gizmodo - 11/28/2015 12:55:03 PM
Starting later this month, the world’s nations will convene in ... one step in moving to low-carbon energy infrastructure. Image Credit: Brookhaven Lab / Flickr Some countries, notably Germany and China, have made major commitments to renewables.
India should be able to end coal imports by 2017: Goyal
Odisha Sun Times - 11/16/2015 10:31:48 AM
India should be able to end coal import by 2017 ... the “band-aid” kind of approach to energy problems in the past that led to this situation despite the country having the third largest coal reserves in the world. (IANS)
Zimbabwe to import electricity
Bulawayo 24 - 11/22/2015 7:47:13 AM
ZIMBABWE will soon import electricity from Sadc countries as Government steps up efforts to address power shortages affecting consumers following the sharp drop in water levels at the country's main hydro power station in Kariba. Though the amount of ...