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
IEA reviews energy policies of countries in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia
REVE - 4/25/2015 7:21:16 PM
The International Energy Agency (IEA) released a review of energy policies in 11 countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia that play a significant role in world energy security ... economies dependent on imports, but it is also a key ...
Can the World Run on Renewable Energy?
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 4/23/2015 6:26:22 PM
... 80% of total U.S. electricity generation in 2050 while meeting electricity demand on an hourly basis in every region of the country.” Under a rapid expansion program, the world could have nearly five million megawatts of wind power by 2020, Brown said.
Balance of trade: Oil price fall helps imports; exports remain disappointing
The Express Tribune - 4/22/2015 9:05:02 PM
A few areas, mainly the power industries, were the country’s saving grace as Pakistan’s energy import bill shrank by over $2 billion ... Pakistani exporters are fast losing their competitive edge in the world market due to rupee’s overvaluation.
Special Section: Energy
New York Times - 4/22/2015 11:56:50 PM
As soon as railroads connected North Dakota’s Bakken shale field to East Coast refineries the last couple of years, imports from the Middle ... by relatively inexpensive energy. The shale fields around the country are plentiful, and there is much more ...
World’s Biggest Tin Exporter Cuts Output After Price Rout
Bloomberg - 4/22/2015 1:34:04 PM
The largest tin producer in Indonesia, the world’s top exporter ... State-owned Timah is based in Pangkalpinang, Bangka Belitung, the country’s main mining area for the metal. PT Refined Bangka Tin, the country’s biggest private tin smelter, may ...
Estonia In 2015: Energy, The Euro, And Elections
Seeking Alpha - 4/14/2015 4:56:49 PM
Estonia also has by far the most oil stored up of any European country, relative to the ... which are hardly dependent on imports of oil, energy, or commodities in general (see graph below). (Source: World Bank, Wall Street Journal, and MIT) Indeed ...
Iran, Pakistan, and China Form Energy Partnership
CountingPips - 4/25/2015 2:27:46 PM
These “banks” include the Export-Import ... to the 50 countries supporting the China-led Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, and you have a lot of major infrastructure projects, many of which involve bringing energy to a part of the world that needs ...
India Seeks Israeli Expertise for Energy Independence
Jewish Business News - 4/23/2015 5:00:28 PM
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wants to give China’s manufacturing prowess a run for its money by aiming to positioning his country ... the issues of energy scarcity and energy poverty. Israel has a chance to team up the world’s second ...
U.S. Export-Import Bank backers say ready for fight 'to the death'
Reuters - 4/24/2015 11:04:21 PM
"The perspective on the other side is not 'reform Export Import Bank,' it is 'kill it,'" said Oklahoma ... We should not use government resources except in the very poorest countries." One of the bill's authors, North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp ...
U.K. renewable energy targets drive increased U.S. pellet exports
Biomass Magazine - 4/22/2015 11:06:43 PM
In 2014, almost three-quarters of all U.S. wood pellet exports were delivered to the United Kingdom, mainly for the purpose of generating electricity ... imports from the United States, and almost 60 percent of all U.S. wood pellet exports to all countries.
China’s coal imports fall by 43 percent
worldfinance.com - 4/13/2015 11:00:06 AM
China’s coal imports amounted to 49.07 million during the first three ... Beijing is also implementing a number of policies to make the country less energy-dependent; such as limiting the number of fuel intensive projects in badly polluted areas.
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
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 ...
World stocks higher as Nikkei rises above 20,000
The State Journal - 4/22/2015 8:26:15 AM
TOKYO (AP) - Global stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, with Japan's benchmark closing above the 20,000-level for the first time in 15 years, encouraged by the country's first monthly ... thanks to falling import costs from cheaper oil prices, along ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing ... With large oil and natural gas reserves and close proximity, Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports. The development of the Bakken and Athabasca oil sands ...
EU agrees opt-out deal for GMO imports
MENAFN - 4/22/2015 6:06:05 PM
In theory as well, countries ... The import accord now goes to the European Parliament for further discussion before it is submitted to member states for final approval. MENA News Headlines Apr 22 2015 - SAGIA participates with 'Atlas' in World Summit ...