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
Electricity import from India on the cards
pakistantoday.com.pk - 5/21/2013 7:44:18 AM
A number of proposals are being considered by the Nawaz Sharif government in order to deal with energy crisis in the country, including import of electricity from ... Islamabad-based top official of the World Bank also explained that such a scheme was ...
When America Stops Importing Energy
New York Times - 5/23/2013 1:08:13 AM
Breakthroughs in drilling technology have opened access to enough new oil and gas reserves in the United States to dramatically ... Fast forward to 2013. As America drives toward a new era of energy self-sufficiency, Washington will be less ...
Big New Investments in Wind Energy Across the Country and Around the World
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2013 3:34:23 PM
But the growth in wind power is an international trend as well. The World Wind Energy Association recently announced that Iceland's move into wind energy makes it the 100th country to utilize wind power. If that doesn't seem appropriate for the upcoming ...
The Country That Could Become a Huge Importer of U.S. Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 5/25/2013 4:07:48 PM
Last week, the Department of Energy authorized the Freeport LNG project to export gas to countries that don't have free-trade agreements with the United States. Much of the enthusiasm regarding US LNG exports stems from the large disparity ...
New Pakistan govt may consider importing electricity from India
Times of India - 5/21/2013 9:38:50 AM
An Islamabad-based unnamed official of the World Bank confirmed that a feasibility study had been done for exploring the import of electricity from India. The official said 1,000 MW could be imported from India within the next two years.
US Energy Independence: Tracking America’s Energy Bill
International Business Times - 5/23/2013 11:23:50 AM
America’s dependence on foreign oil has gone down every single year since 2007. In 2010, the U.S. imported less than 50 percent of the oil the country consumed -- the first time that’s happened in 13 years -- and the trend continued in 2011. The ...
US official praises India for supporting sanctions against Iran by reducing oil imports
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 5/24/2013 10:03:55 AM
U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman said that India's reduction of oil imports was supporting U.S. and European Union sanctions against Iran, which are aimed at deterring the country ... near future. Energy-starved India ...
Cuba lifts ban on energy-hogging appliances
comcast.net - 5/21/2013 11:07:43 PM
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba has authorized individual imports of appliances ... a ban imposed in 2005 amid a wave of energy shortages and blackouts. Islanders can now bring up to two such appliances per person into the country for noncommercial purposes ...
Sugar imports by India seen jumping as prices plunge on glut
Mint - 5/23/2013 1:47:00 PM
“Processors have imported 1.1 million tonnes (mt) of raw sugar since 1 October, including as much as 468,000 tonnes for sale in the local market,” Vinay Kumar, managing director of the National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories Ltd, said in an ...
India leads Asian cuts in Iran oil imports
origin-www.livemint.com - 5/22/2013 4:15:31 AM
New Delhi/Seoul: India has slashed Iranian oil imports by almost one-fifth since December, the sharpest cut among Asian buyers, in a move that should increase its chances of winning a new US waiver next month on sanctions targeting oil trade with Iran.
Graph of the Day: Solar grid parity in 102 countries
reneweconomy.com.au - 5/24/2013 4:37:37 PM
It highlights the extent of “grid parity” for solar PV across the world – it is now in 102 countries. This definition of “grid parity” is the cost of rooftop solar versus the cost of electricity sourced from the grid – this is sometimes known ...
Sugar prices risk further decline as China eyes import curbs
Reuters - 5/22/2013 12:22:17 PM
LONDON/BEIJING, May 22 (Reuters) - A slide in sugar prices driven by excess supplies may be given fresh impetus soon with China, one of the world's top importers ... "China is not like other countries such as Russia or other import countries ...
New Pak govt may consider importing electricity from India
The Hindu - 5/21/2013 10:17:37 PM
An Islamabad-based unnamed official of the World Bank confirmed that a feasibility study had been done for exploring the import of electricity from India. The official said 1,000 MW could be imported from India within the next two years. According to World ...
India's coking coal imports seen rising to 35 mln T in 2013/14
Reuters - 5/22/2013 1:48:11 PM
NEW DELHI, May 22 (Reuters) - India's metallurgical coal imports are likely to grow by 8.7 percent to 35 million tonnes in 2013/14 as additions to its steel-making capacity lift demand, four traders and a steelmaker said. India, the world's ...
UPDATE 1-Philippine March imports in biggest fall in nearly a year
Reuters - 5/24/2013 1:57:09 AM
MANILA, May 24 (Reuters) - The Philippines' imports in March fell for a third straight month, with the pace of decline accelerating from February and raising concerns that growth may slow for the export-reliant economy as global demand for its ...