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
Energy Consumption Will Increase 48% By 2040, Led By Countries Exempt From Climate Treaties
Science 2.0 - 5/27/2016 1:59:34 PM
world energy consumption will have grown by 48% from 2012 levels. That sounds like a terrific advancement for developing nations. We worry about water in other countries, we worry about food, we worry about education and culture. Every single one of those ...
Trump promotes fossil fuels and assails pollution rules in energy plan
Washington Post - 5/26/2016 7:01:24 PM
Trump called him “one of the great oilmen of the world ... to make the country energy-independent. Yet the United States — even after a wave of shale drilling boosted U.S. domestic output by about 4 million barrels a day — still imports about ...
UPDATE 1-Argentina to boost crude oil output to 653,000 bpd by 2025 - official
Reuters - 5/26/2016 9:24:34 PM
The South American country is working to cover its energy needs after becoming a net importer three years ago due to falling crude and gas output amid a low investment environment. To achieve that, it needs to boost local output to cut crude imports and ...
Trump Heads to Shale Country to Make Energy Policy Pitch
Bloomberg - 5/26/2016 2:50:52 PM
The unemployment rate in North Dakota, while still among the lowest in the country at 3.2 percent ... the opportunity to burnish his energy credentials before an audience that includes thousands of workers in one of the world’s most technologically ...
Gold Imports by China Decline as Property Revival Damps Demand
Bloomberg - 5/26/2016 9:00:07 AM
(Bloomberg) -- China, the world’s biggest gold consumer, reduced imports from Hong Kong for the first time ... said earlier this month. The country consumed 241.3 tons on gold in the first quarter, 12 percent less than a year earlier, council data ...
Trump heads to shale country
United Press International - 5/26/2016 1:17:49 PM
During his tenure, Obama has embraced an "all-of-the-above" energy policy that saw the United States march closer to its first-ever commercial offshore wind farms while at the same time moving to become a top world oil ... said he'd cut imports of oil ...
Greenspan: Western World Headed for a State of Disaster
Fox Business - 5/27/2016 12:09:13 AM
“People don’t realize, they think that you’re going to shut off, for example, imports ... places around the world where labor costs are perceived to be cheaper. So the issue of foreign trade is something which has helped the country grow all the ...
France Gripped by Day of Strikes as Protests Over Labor Reforms Grow
The Wall Street Journal - 5/26/2016 6:18:27 PM
A group of 36 violent protesters were detained by the police. The strikes at power stations won’t lead to blackouts, although they could force the country to import electricity, a spokesman at Electricité de France SA EDF 0.41 % said. That risks hurting ...
Japan to cut emphasis on nuclear in next energy plan: sources
Reuters - 5/27/2016 2:32:23 AM
The move is expected to boost the country's use of renewable energy, but will also likely cement its drive ... It may also mean more reliance on liquefied natural gas (LNG) by the world's biggest importer of the fuel. LNG use surged in the aftermath ...
For 4 Days, Portugal Ran on Renewable Energy Alone
The Huffington Post - 5/26/2016 12:06:14 PM
it powered itself on renewable energy alone, according to the Guardian. For 107 hours, from May 7 to May 11, Portugal was the greenest country in the world. This wasn't exactly intentional. The output of wind and solar farms can vary based on a lot of ...
Is the rest of the world ‘rattled’ by me? Good, says Donald Trump
Hamilton Spectator - 5/26/2016 11:11:57 PM
So if you're mortified by Donald Trump, world, he embraces your mortification. "When you rattle someone, that's good," Trump told reporters in North Dakota, where he was attending an energy conference. "Many of the countries in our world — our beautiful ...
The Latest: French officials say energy supply won't run out
tucson.com - 5/26/2016 8:38:38 AM
France's junior minister for transport is insisting that strikes at oil refineries and nuclear plants won't leave the country without gasoline or ... saying France could import electricity if needed. Unions are angry at a labor bill loosening the work ...
Self-sustaining eco-communities aimed at regenerating the world one village at a time
Gizmag - 5/26/2016 5:35:30 PM
There are newly conceived community concepts around the world that are designed to help people live more sustainably. Bicester in the UK, for example, is using solar power in a bid to become the country's ... are the provision of energy-positive homes ...
Global Energy Efficiency Policies Following In European Union’s Steps
CleanTechnica - 5/26/2016 1:32:08 PM
However, a new report from Navigant Research has concluded that the largest barrier to the efficacy of energy efficiency policies for commercial buildings around the world is a lack of ... as other regions and countries look to follow the EU’s example.
Trade commission to explore U.S. Steel complaint about imports
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/26/2016 10:33:10 AM
“Blocking all imports from some of the most technologically advanced steel mills in the world [would] likely harm competitive ... imports of specific types of steel from China and other countries. Preliminary rulings in several of those cases have ...