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
Oil ministry plans to reduce energy imports from Gulf countries, turns to Russia for fuel
The Economic Times - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 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 ...
Oil path signals wrong way for world energy
Oil Voice - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Recent publication of this year's BP Statistical Review of World Energy illustrates ... and emerging non-OECD countries. Relative to the OECD group however, it remains far behind. Despite (or rather because of) its growing oil imports, economic change ...
Dominican Republic has the second most expensive energy in the world
Diario Libre - 7/14/2014 1:10:35 PM
The World Economic Forum (WTF) says it is so. In a ranking of 124 countries, the Dominican Republic occupies ... have the "worst performance" in the indicator that reflects the import of energy. To reduce the dependence on imports and the exposure to ...
Energy Exports Promote Prosperity and Bolster National Security
The Heritage Foundation - 7/23/2014 6:36:21 PM
Opening markets to both imports and exports fosters innovation ... but it would send an important signal to Russia and the rest of the world that any country that derives power from controlling energy interests will have less power in the future.
The EU Wants To Get 30 Percent More Energy Efficient By 2030
Think Progress - 7/23/2014 12:02:39 PM
For every 1 percent increase in energy savings, EU gas imports are predicted ... Despite leading the world in energy efficiency, Germany uses more coal to generate electricity than any other EU country, according to the report.
Taxes on solar panels: Say bye to cheap electricity
Pakistan Defence - 7/24/2014 9:12:39 PM
Pakistan has been blessed with one of the highest solar irradiation figures in the world; thus ... s generation is from thermal sources, the country will have to further increase imports of furnace oil for electricity generation. Consumption and production ...
China reduces exposure to GCC imports
Arab Times - 7/24/2014 8:29:42 PM
China is the world’s highest energy consumer, and continues to rely on GCC countries for a large chunk of its oil supplies. Interestingly, in 2014, in line with the deceleration in China’s imports growth, the share of imports from GCC countries is also ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
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 ...
Romania expects to be energy independent despite Ukraine crisis
The Sofia Globe - 7/14/2014 10:18:47 AM
Romania is expected to achieve energy independence by the end of the decade, due to shale gas and alternative energy sources like wind and nuclear power. It is the third most energy independent country in ... energy sources, and imports the remaining ...
Nuclear deal prevents further drop in Iran's crude exports: NIOC
Platts - 7/26/2014 2:50:53 PM
Last year, according to International Energy Agency estimates, imports of Iranian crude by the six buying countries averaged just 1.1 million ... of sanctions and the free flow of Iranian oil onto world markets. The West suspects Iran of trying to build ...
Central Asia to Chitral: Talks on power import start in Dushanbe today
The Express Tribune - 7/21/2014 8:47:34 PM
Pakistan and Tajikistan are set to hold talks in Dushanbe to discuss the possibility of laying power transmission lines from Central Asia to Chitral for supply of 1,000 megawatts of electricity ... countries have signed a financing deal with the World ...
Energy: The indispensable country
Financial Times - 7/15/2014 5:48:34 PM
Were it not for the new production in the US, which has cut the country’s imports sharply, there would probably be talk of another world oil crisis. As a global energy supplier, it is, in the words of Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state ...
World Bank Supports Maldives to Leverage Private Investments to Scale Up Renewable Energy Program
Hispanic Business - 7/18/2014 12:05:35 AM
Fuel imports and transportation to dispersed ... managed to tap significantly into this renewable energy generation resource beyond some few solar PV pilot projects" said Francoise Clottes, World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
Indonesia and the world’s largest energy exporting countries
The Jakarta Post - 4/1/2012 3:53:29 AM
The world’s largest energy exporting countries by continent are Canada for America ... Asian’s demand for energy is increasing rapidly as is the continent’s dependency on energy imports. While most trade in natural gas and coal in Asia are intra ...
EU agrees to improve energy efficiency 30% by 2030
theguardian.com - 7/23/2014 1:21:23 PM
“In its dying days, the outgoing commission has tabled another gutless plan on energy that is a gift to the oligarchs of this world. An ambitious efficiency target would drastically cut the need for expensive imports ... that a country which has just ...