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
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
Energy systems of 124 countries ranked according to economic, environmental and energy security indicators Norway, New Zealand, France and Sweden top the rankings; Colombia and Costa Rica are non OECD countries in top ten Regional analysis highlights EU28 ...
WEF releases Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2014
India Infoline Ltd - 12/12/2013 10:36:22 AM
As one of only two upper middle-income countries to rank within the top 10, government strategy driving the transformation of its energy system aims to make Costa Rica the world's first carbon-neutral country, with 99% of electricity output from renewable ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements ... A report released last year in Doha by the World Energy Council urged governments to design long-term energy policies, enable market conditions ...
New program offers blueprint and 'Golden Rules' for increasing sustainable electricity in developing countries
EurekAlert! - 11/19/2013 1:41:07 PM
The first hybrid wind-diesel electricity park in Ecuador's famed Galápagos World Heritage Site, built by the private sector in partnership with the national and local governments, has for the past five years successfully reduced costly diesel imports to ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
theenergycollective.com - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide (CO 2) based ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write the successor agreement to the 10-year-old Kyoto protocol. In order for countries to make dramatic reductions for a greener future, energy efficiency will likely be a big ...
Iran to increase electricity exports to Iraq
Trend News Agency - 12/12/2013 11:55:06 AM
Iran plans to increase its electricity exports to neighboring Iraq by 500 megawatt hours, Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said, the IRNA News Agency reported on Dec. 11. "We have had good negotiations with Iraqi officials," Chitchian said.
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/9/2012 6:07:52 PM
3. Spain, 7.8 percent of world total Last April, wind power became Spain’s largest source of electricity generation, although the country still imports the majority of its energy. Spanish producers are also building turbines and installing wind farms ...
Cambodia low on energy ranking
Phnom Penh Post - 12/12/2013 1:32:20 AM
Low electrification rates and over-dependence on fossil fuel imports have contributed to Cambodia’s abysmally low ranking in the new World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report for 2014. Cambodia ranked 120 out of 124 ...
Report: Economic, resource wealth do not guarantee energy system success
fierceenergy.com - 12/12/2013 3:15:32 PM
The World Economic Forum has released its annual Global Energy Architecture Performance Index of 124 countries in order to help countries spur their efforts to meet energy challenges and opportunities in innovative ways. The report, prepared in ...
Sweden forced to import trash from Norway to create heat and electricity
New York Daily News - 10/26/2012 5:01:46 AM
“So that’s why we have the world’s best incineration plants concerning energy efficiency,” Senior Advisor ... Ostlund said she would like to see Sweden import trash from countries outside Scandinavia. “I hope that we instead will ...
IFC and Société Générale Trade Facility Supports Energy Imports in Cote d’Ivoire
appablog.wordpress.com - 12/4/2013 2:27:45 PM
WASHINGTON, December 4, 2013/African Press Organization ... in the facility for Societe Ivoirienne de Raffinage (SIR), which supplies effectively all of the refined petroleum products in Cote d’Ivoire as well as Burkina Faso, Mali, and ...
IEA: Rising Output, Energy Efficiency to Halve US Oil Imports by 2020
rigzone.com - 10/16/2013 1:31:20 PM
Adding that development to energy savings from investments in efficiency will cut the need of the world's largest oil consumer to rely on imported oils, the IEA said. Earlier this month, the U.S. government said the country had already ceded its ranking as ...
Top 10 countries for energy sustainability
SmartPlanet - 9/26/2013 2:20:42 AM
How you define sustainability can stir up plenty of contention, but in a new report the World Energy Council takes an all-of-the-above look at the energy sustainability in countries around the world. The organization's Energy Sustainability Index ranks 129 ...
Coal in the Global Energy Landscape
heritage.org - 12/11/2013 1:22:11 PM
An abundant, affordable energy resource, coal provides 30 percent of the world’s energy, 41 percent of the world’s electricity generation and factors into 70 percent of the world’s steel production. While coal is by no means the only source of ...