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
World Bank approves $700 million loan for energy transformation project
Citi FM Online - 7/31/2015 8:36:31 AM
The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a record investment of $700 million in guarantees for Ghana’s Sankofa Gas Project – a transformational project that will help address the country’s serious energy ... its oil imports by up to 12 ...
Energy efficiency on frontline of Ukraine’s fight with Russia
EurActiv.com - 7/30/2015 8:09:04 AM
Natural gas imports represent 57.2% of all energy imports to Ukraine ... Ukraine is currently the largest transit country for natural gas in the world. About 40% of Russian gas supplies to Europe go through Ukraine. But Moscow has signalled it will ...
The energy implications of China’s downturn
Financial Times - 7/28/2015 7:21:20 AM
China will remain a dominant player in the world energy market. As things stand, the country has no means other than imports to meet its energy needs. China will be at the heart of world energy trade for decades to come. Nevertheless, even if the downturn ...
South Africa May Import Power From Mozambique, Botswana
AFKinside - 7/30/2015 9:06:20 AM
Another possibility for electricity imports is neighboring Botswana ... South Africa is the fifth-largest coal-producing country in the world, producing an average of 224 million tones of marketable coal a year. About 25 percent is exported.
Budgeting for energy self-reliance
nepalitimes.com - 7/31/2015 3:07:14 AM
Who in his right mind levies VAT on hydropower projects when a country ... more electricity into the homes of Nepalis. It did nothing to reduce the consumption of imported petroleum products, which form the biggest component of Nepal’s imports and ...
Sudan Sees Hydropower Boost After Protests Over Electricity Cuts
Renewable Energy World - 7/30/2015 2:21:18 PM
The North African nation normally makes up its shortfall with imports from neighboring Ethiopia, which didn’t have surplus energy to supply over the past two months, he said. Erratic electricity supplies have sparked unrest in the country of 37 million ...
Citigroup sees China securing oil market clout as imports climb
The Business Times - 7/30/2015 1:56:50 AM
Imports by the world's largest energy user are set to increase after the government ... The potential start of an oil futures contract in Shanghai will further increase the country's importance, according to Citigroup. China regained the top spot above ...
Research explores future energy security of China
Phys.org - 7/30/2015 10:56:41 PM
The country's electricity sector is the largest in the world and energy security concerns mean that ... Secondly, improve diversity in the fuel mix. If imports are necessary, prioritise non-coal fuels, such as nuclear fuels and natural gas.
More to Canada-U.S. energy trade than Keystone XL, consul general says
Leader Post - 7/30/2015 9:13:29 AM
Indeed, Canada accounts for nearly 40 per cent U.S. oil imports and is the largest foreign supplier of oil, natural gas and electricity to the ... century trade agreement with (countries generating) 40 per cent of the world’s economic output, including ...
Which countries are still affected by US sanctions?
theguardian.com - 7/21/2015 10:07:07 AM
and are often targeted at certain groups of individuals or companies within a country. An example is last year’s introduction of sanctions on government officials and specific energy firms within Russia. There are also sanctions issued by world governing ...
India's renewed tryst with renewable energy
Money Control - 7/29/2015 12:13:38 PM
Faced with limited energy sources and high cost of imports, earlier this year ... leading cause of CO2 emissions in the country. The recent WHO report that had pitted Delhi as one of the top polluted cities in the world, was because of the thermal plants ...
Spokesman: World Countries Vying for Iran Market
tasnimnews.com - 7/28/2015 6:41:22 PM
“The countries ... for imports, but we are looking for investments and new technologies, and finally an increase in our exports,” the Iranian president stressed. After Iran and the six world powers reached a conclusion over Tehran's nuclear energy ...
Nigerians Decry Smuggling As Import Prohibition List Gets Elongated
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/26/2015 3:41:47 AM
THE Federal Government, recently released statistics of comparative import of some commodities ... According to the frontline customs broker, countries are allowed to protect their primary industries, under the World Trade Organization “and by allowing ...
PHL world’s 8th biggest rice producer by 2016–World Bank
BusinessMirror. - 7/23/2015 12:35:04 PM
With the expected increase in production, the World Bank estimated that the country’s rice imports will decline to 1.3 MMT by the ... The World Bank reports that energy prices rose 12 percent in the quarter, with the surge in oil offset by declines ...
Global Coal Boom Ends As China — And World — Wakes Up To Reality Of Carbon Pollution
The Energy Collective - 7/23/2015 11:55:06 PM
You can see that in this June 15 chart from BP’s Group Chief Economist based on their newly-released “Statistical Review of World Energy ... enough clean electricity to power America. Why can’t India or other big developing countries do half as ...