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 ...
China condemns U.S. anti-dumping duties on solar imports
Reuters - 7/28/2014 12:51:00 AM
The move, which must still be confirmed, was the latest in a long-running solar industry trade spat between the world's two largest economies ... it will damage up and downstream industries in both countries." The U.S. arm of German solar manufacturer ...
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 ...
China needs to import more food to ease water, energy shortages - official
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 7/28/2014 8:29:08 AM
BEIJING, July 28 (Reuters) - China should boost imports ... the world's top manufacturing nation, sends thousands of ships to overseas ports and many of them return empty. Filling them with grain would be an ideal solution. "We cannot skip over energy ...
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.
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.
Taxes on solar panels: Say bye to cheap electricity
Dawn - 7/24/2014 4:12:00 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution
BND - 7/28/2014 8:57:46 AM
LUENEN, Germany — One of Germany’s newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world ... will be dependent on imports, with the country expected to halt ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says
South China Morning Post - 7/28/2014 7:56:19 PM
Food imports should be increased so the country can dedicate more of its scarce water supplies to energy production ... He said China, the world's top manufacturing nation, sent thousands of ships to overseas ports and many of them returned empty.