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
Defence imports may come down: Parrikar
The Hindu - 6/27/2016 3:14:21 AM
“When we conducted nuclear tests at Pokhran in 1998, whole western world, including the U.S., banned specific technologies. You cannot depend on import ... to ensure energy security,” the Minister said. “For the first time in the country, we are ...
Brexit And The Energy Equation
Counter Currents - 6/27/2016 11:13:58 AM
And, Britain, of course, isn’t the only country in Europe facing breakaway movements ... one factor is not being discussed: energy. With oil, natural gas and coal, the world’s primary energy sources, all far below their high prices of the last decade ...
8 Countries that Produce the Most Wind Energy in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 6/23/2016 3:11:56 AM
Did you know that 80.4 percent of the total installed wind power capacity of the world is housed by the 8 countries that produce the most wind energy in the world? And, which are those countries? Keep on reading to find out! Wind energy as a power sector ...
Oil imports to OECD countries fell until March
Energy Live News - 6/20/2016 1:38:16 PM
Imports ... countries to OECD nations declined during the first quarter of the year. There were shipments coming only from Iran – which increased by 30% – Iraq and Kuwait, which accounted for a 10% rise, new figures from the International Energy ...
Maldives Pressuring First-World Countries to Ratify Climate Change Agreement
Nature World News - 6/27/2016 1:12:40 AM
More than six months after the International Panel on Climate Change Conference in Paris, one of the world's most at-risk nations is urging first-world countries to do their ... To Maldives environment and energy minister Thoriq Ibrahim, France's ...
Big soy crop no help for U.S. biofuel makers overrun by imports
The Herald of Everett - 6/26/2016 1:38:19 PM
Under a 2007 energy law, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard ... Argentina, the biggest foreign supplier at 34 percent of imports, has a cost advantage, Zhang said. The country is the world’s third-largest soybean grower and a major industry devoted ...
World Bank Forgoes Transparency, Hides Behind Policy Loophole
The Huffington Post - 6/26/2016 7:04:36 AM
On May 26, 2016, sixty-nine civil society organizations (CSOs) from twenty-six countries urged the World Bank to maintain transparency ... While their governments boast increases in private investment and energy exports, communities suffer displacement ...
Solar plane partner sees energy reforms in U.S.
USA Today - 6/26/2016 7:26:05 AM
As he follows the Solar Impulse 2 on its historic flight around the world, the CEO of one of the ... the business and market conditions for energy innovations vary from one country to another. For the most part, Spiesshofer paints a bright picture of ...
Ferrous scrap imports by Malaysia plunged by 78% during Q1 2016
scrapmonster.com - 6/24/2016 4:58:08 AM
The Malaysian steel scrap imports during 2014 had totaled 963,000 tons. Meantime, the latest forecast published by the World Steel Association states that the steel demand in five ASEAN countries including Malaysia is likely to grow by 6% in 2017.
World's Largest Emerging Markets Plan A Different Kind of Ratings Agency
Bloomberg - 6/26/2016 6:53:17 PM
The creation of a ratings company that doesn’t rely on revenue from clients who want their debt assessed “is actively under discussion," Yaduvendra Mathur, chairman and managing director of the Export-Import ... than many other countries," said Mathur ...
Defence imports to go down by 20%: Parrikar
nyoooz.com - 6/27/2016 6:41:57 AM
There has to be energy security, food security and internal-external security of the country ... Now the import has come down to below 60%.The defence minister underscored how after Pokhran explosion the entire world had stopped the export of specific ...
Why Brexit is the biggest step backward since World War II
CNN - 6/25/2016 2:58:14 PM
World War II also had two extremely positive effects. First, unlike the United States, where there were relatively few casualties at home, the personal experience of the horrors of war by millions of European civilians inoculated their countries against ...
Goldman Sachs report says 'India has a fifth of world's population, but only a 30th of its energy'.
The Indian Express - 6/20/2014 8:52:43 AM
... 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 per cent of GDP. Goldman Sachs report said, “India has a fifth of the world’s population, but only a 30th of ...
Obama warns poor nations will put planet ‘under water’ by using fossil fuels
Washington Times - 6/25/2016 10:07:44 PM
The world’s richest nations have long been fueled by oil, coal and natural gas, but President Obama warned Friday that less affluent countries trying to take ... less expensive and more reliable than green energy alternatives. “In terms of the problems ...
Philippine power supply jeopardized by Indonesian ban
Philstar - 6/26/2016 6:46:07 PM
MANILA, Philippines – Indonesia’s decision to stop coal imports ... electricity, the Department of Energy (DOE) said. The Philippines is heavily reliant on Indonesia for coal for power plants and this could spell danger in relation to the country ...