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
Germany's Energy Transition Breaks The Energiewende Paradox
Forbes - 7/2/2015 11:58:32 PM
Electricity costs are still one of the highest in the world. Electricity production in Germany ... and increasing power imports from other countries in the European Union, particularly France. But Germany already imports over half of its energy.
Increased food energy supply contributes to global obesity epidemic, shows study
News-Medical - 7/3/2015 4:09:04 AM
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 ...
Guest Commentary: Celebrating our nation's energy independence
Denver Post - 7/3/2015 4:59:11 AM
Energy produced in the United States provided nearly 90 percent of our country's energy needs last year ... nation's energy security and influence throughout the world. Less reliance on energy imports enables the U.S. to engage the international community ...
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 ...
This country just became the world's No. 3 oil importer
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/19/2015 4:35:49 PM
India is now the world’s third largest importer of crude oil after the United States and China. The country’s oil imports have steadily climbed ... The International Energy Agency predicts that India will burn through 4.1 million barrels per day ...
Poverty grows as Caribbean countries face economic challenges — CDB president
Jamaica Observer - 7/3/2015 5:13:30 AM
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean countries are facing ... vulnerability is also related to energy, and imported fossil fuels account for about 95 per cent of the region's energy needs. "This skewed import dependence has resulted in considerable ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
It is not expected that renewable energy will be a magic bullet: Fatih Birol
Live Mint - 7/2/2015 5:43:19 AM
In a depressed oil price scenario, how can a country like India—one of the largest energy importers in the world—leverage this opportunity? I think India’s growing reliance on oil imports is not only a challenge for the energy sector, but also to the ...
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 ...
Irena reports on island nations’ renewable energy needs
The National - 7/2/2015 1:21:27 PM
“Renewable energy is no longer just the best choice socially and environmentally, it is also the best choice economically for many countries in many parts of the world,” said Irena ... their dependency on fuel imports and reduce risks associated ...
Digital India: Ignore negativity, harness positive energy on social media, says PM Narendra Modi
Economic Times - 7/2/2015 2:11:33 PM
NEW DELHI: Seeking their contribution in making 'Digital India' programme successful, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked activists of digital media to ignore negativity and instead harness positive and creative energy on social media for the country's ...