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
Ukraine allows firms to import electricity due to power crisis: PM Arseniy Yatseniuk
Economic Times - 12/19/2014 10:56:18 PM
will allow all companies to import electricity, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said on Friday as he urged consumers to save energy. Ukraine used to be self-sufficient in coal, but months of fighting has halted production at more than half of the country ...
Balkan Countries Agree To EU 2030 Clean Energy, Emission Reduction Targets
CleanTechnica - 12/19/2014 1:59:26 PM
The majority of the emissions in Serbia come from the energy sector, which is also dependent, to a great extent, on imports. The country is looking to implement ... and energy efficiency come at the right time. As the world awaits ambitious emission ...
Opec: World energy watchdog IEA cuts oil demand forecast
Daily Telegraph - 12/12/2014 9:35:43 AM
Under its charter, all IEA countries which are net oil importers must stockpile at least 90 days’ worth of the previous year’s imports in order to safeguard against any sudden disruptions to world energy markets. According to the IEA, its members now ...
Ukrainian government allows imports of electricity from neighbouring countries
ИТАР-ТАСС - 12/7/2014 9:51:47 PM
KIEV, December 7. /TASS/. Ukraine’s government has allowed to import electricity from neighbouring countries, the press service of the ministry of energy and coal industry said on Sunday. According to the ministry, the decision was taken “to prevent ...
Ja ranks below Syria in Global Energy Index report
Jamaica Observer - 12/19/2014 12:12:03 PM
JAMAICA'S high energy costs and poor infrastructure ranked the country 97th globally, or worse than civil war-torn Syria, according to the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2015 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration ...
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 ...
As US gas consumption plateaus to help climate, fuel exports pollute elsewhere in the world
The Republic - 12/8/2014 4:11:11 AM
The U.S. is sending more fuel than ever to other parts of the world, where efforts to address ... crude oil to transit. The country also is expanding trade zones which allow for duty-free imports and export of gasoline and diesel. Still, Panama says ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Politicians and activists may love to talk about renewable energy sources, but in today’s world fossil fuels are still ... has more proven oil reserves than all but seven countries. Saudi Arabia also has a massive natural gas reserve, which remains ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
The Energy Collective - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing at larger rates ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide ...
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/6/2014 11:44:31 AM
The drop has taken a multibillion-dollar bite out of the world economies ... a windfall for countries, companies and consumers that use all that oil. The latest evidence came in Friday's trade data, which showed that U.S. oil imports—measured in dollars ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world, a ranking it earned ... energy use, energy sources, risk mitigation and biodiversity. For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements or ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
It also highlights the over-dependence of many energy systems, with 32% of countries dependent on imports to meet more than half of their ... and a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture.
India's energy imports may rise to $230 billion by FY23: Goldman
Zee News - 6/20/2014 1:53:22 PM
... is facing energy challenges as the country doesn't produce enough to meet its needs. In FY14, India's net energy imports were at 6.3 percent of GDP. Goldman Sachs report said, "India has a fifth of the world's population, but only a 30th of its energy".
The 5 Most Energy Abundant Countries
The Motley Fool - 5/29/2013 1:58:22 AM
Of all the countries on this list, it is the only one where natural gas represents its most abundant resource, about 58% of total energy reserves. In spite of tough sanctions on oil exports from Iran, China has been a big client. China imports about ...
Oil ministry plans to reduce energy imports from Gulf countries, turns to Russia for fuel
The Economic Times - 7/16/2014 4:39:59 AM
We may import natural gas from the country either in liquid form ... India has warm relations with Russia, which is the world's second-biggest producer of gas and third-largest producer of crude oil. According to US Energy Information administration ...