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
Germany, Italy, & Japan Lead Global Energy Efficiency Rankings, Says ACEEE
CleanTechnica - 7/21/2016 2:20:15 PM
The Scorecard examines the energy efficiency policies and performance of 23 of the world’s top energy-consuming countries — which together ... reduce dependence on energy imports, and reduce pollution. Yet energy efficiency remains massively ...
‘Renewable energy sources must be tapped to bring down the fuel import burden’
The Hindu Business Line - 7/24/2016 5:15:39 PM
But renewable energy resources can help bring down the fuel import burden. As part of its effort to tackle climate change, India has committed to increase renewable energy capacity to 175 GW by 2025, which is a target unmatched by any other country.
Anti-dumping duties on steel imports imposed by Beijing
malaysiasun.com - 7/24/2016 12:07:50 PM
China said a probe had revealed that underpriced steel was hurting the country’s industry ... on its website that imports of grain-oriented electrical steel that is used in the manufacture of large generators and electricity transformers will be charged ...
A new report rated countries on ‘sustainable development.’ The U.S. did horribly
Washington Post - 7/21/2016 10:16:52 AM
Amid an ongoing energy transition, even the four Scandinavian countries were still rated as being in the red on climate action. “The environment remains a challenge for everybody, which is why this basic question, can the world economy grow, and not ...
Feather in the cap: India home to 12% of world’s bird species
The Hindu - 7/24/2016 1:30:45 AM
A group of ornithologists have come up with the first definitive checklist of Indian birds, putting the number of species across the country at 1,263. With that figure, India accounts for 12 per cent of the total number of bird species in the world ...
Beijing slaps duties on Japan, EU, South Korea over steel imports
Japan Times - 7/24/2016 2:59:38 PM
citing World Trade Organization rules. China’s announcement is the latest in a tit-for-tat fight with other countries over the special metal known as oriented electrical steel. In May last year the EU imposed similar duties on imports of Chinese oriented ...
From Madison to Africa: Local ideas aim to help utility-challenged countries
Madison - 7/24/2016 6:52:52 AM
That’s not the case, though, for millions of people who live in remote areas around the world with no electricity or broadband access ... 1,700 design concepts were submitted from more than 30 countries; 136 won awards. Franchino said he was thrilled ...
World leaders poised to seal landmark emissions deal in Vienna
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/21/2016 8:46:48 PM
“We are seeing all countries coming into this meeting with an incredibly positive and collaborative energy level,” Ms. McCarthy said ... to get there without attacking CO2.” In a warming world, limiting HFCs won't be easy. Air conditioners are ...
IPMAN partners major stakeholders to import kerosene, diesel
World Stage - 7/24/2016 12:36:28 PM
In addressing the ongoing scarcity and hike of Kerosene and Diesel in the country, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said that it partnering with some major stakeholders in the oil industry to import kerosene and diesel ...
Practical soutions to Nigeria’s electricity crisis
Vanguard - 7/24/2016 12:19:10 AM
This area too is also very rich in sunlight and will generate a great amount of solar energy. Nigeria has one of the world’s largest deposits of natural gas. With only a handful of natural gas power plants built, one wonders why a country so blessed with ...
World View: Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Attack on Shias in Afghanistan
Breitbart News - 7/24/2016 12:50:47 PM
The venue was a rally by some 10,000 Shia Hazaras, protesting a government policy related to electricity. Afghanistan’s interior ... of claiming credit for almost every criminal act in the world, whether they’ve had anything to do with it or not.
Egypt refuses EU demand to lift import restrictions
MENAFN - 7/24/2016 1:33:44 PM
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Egypt has refused EU demands to lift the import restrictions that were set in motion by the Egyptian government in March. 'The European Union has held some meetings with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to discuss the negative ...
Hurricane Jumpers do well at World Jump Rope Pan Am Championships
The Miami Herald - 7/24/2016 12:29:19 PM
The Hurricane Jumpers Competition Team fared very well at the World Jump ... food banks across the country. For more information, visit www.olivegarden.com. The NFHS Network (www.nfhsnetwork.com) captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school ...
Cyprus' trade deficit up by 1.74% in January – April
Famagusta Gazette - 7/24/2016 6:38:33 AM
Imports in ... April 2015. EU countries absorbed 43.1% of Cyprus` exports. Greece the first destination with €74.6 million, followed by the UK with €35.6 million and Slovenia with €23.4 million. From the rest of the world countries from Near and ...
Trump’s New World Order
Politico - 7/22/2016 9:54:12 AM
TRUMP’S NEW WORLD ... that country since 2001, said Chad Bown, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Those earlier duties, on stainless steel bar, were removed in 2007, "so the U.S. has not had any anti-dumping import ...