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
BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Subsidising fuel ‘a failed policy’
Nation News - 4/17/2014 6:05:14 AM
Subsidising energy imports, a wrong move in poor countries ... director of the Brazilian Center for Infrastructure, a think tank. Which countries lead the world in energy subsidies? Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Ecuador, Libya, Egypt, Turkmenistan ...
China Is Looking to Ban High-Sulfur Coal Imports
Softpedia News - 4/14/2014 9:29:14 AM
Recent reports say that, presently, China's coal consumption rivals that of the world. This means that ... Specialists say that, should the country move to ban high-sulfur coal imports, its energy sector might just green up its ways a bit.
Australia on track to become world superpower in energy exports
Deutsche Welle - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
Raw materials like iron ore and coal make up the bulk of the ... force in energy exports. Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane announced in October that Australia would soon become the second largest, if not the largest, exporter of LNG in the world.
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 ...
EU gas imports from Russia could drop a quarter by 2020
Thomson Reuters - 4/9/2014 11:08:13 AM
The crisis in Ukraine has shaken policymakers awake across Europe's capitals, and several emergency meetings over energy security have been ... capacity LNG terminal by next January to import gas from overseas countries such as Qatar and, later this ...
Energy efficiency boosts German tech exports
The Local - 4/13/2014 9:16:06 AM
When it comes to machines, tools and systems that consume the least energy, German companies from world-famous Siemens and Bosch down to the country's highly specialised ... which has traditionally had to import most of its energy, has achieved reductions ...
Shale Revolution Reverses Global Energy Flow
Marine Link - 4/9/2014 10:46:44 AM
The United States has replaced OPEC as the marginal petroleum supplier to the world ... cut gasoline imports from Europe and emerged as a major diesel and LPG supplier to countries in Latin America and further afield. The North American energy revolution ...
Energy disputes fuelled by security and money
Irish Independent - 4/10/2014 11:52:58 PM
More positively, recent technological changes and the discovery of new sources of oil and gas around the world have blown out of ... The amount of money that leaks out of the country each year for purchases of energy imports stood at €7bn last year ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
Performance across North America shows contrasting circumstances, from the import and fossil fuel dependence ... energy system aims to make Costa Rica the world's first carbon-neutral country, with 99% of electricity output from renewable energy sources.
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements ... A report released last year in Doha by the World Energy Council urged governments to design long-term energy policies, enable market conditions ...
The 5 Most Energy Abundant Countries
The Motley Fool - 5/29/2013 1:58:22 AM
China imports about 500,000 barrels ... oil and gas reserves in the world. Of all the countries on this list, it is the only one where natural gas represents its most abundant resource, about 58% of total energy reserves. In spite of tough sanctions ...
BP energy outlook sees 41% rise in world energy use to 2035
Oil & Gas Journal - 1/15/2014 10:06:11 PM
China will overtake the US as the world’s largest oil consumer by 2027. The country’s oil and gas import dependences will be 76% and 41% in 2035, respectively, up from 57% and 25% in 2012. Other BRIC countries By 2035, India’s energy demand growth of ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
Using data from British Petroleum’s 2013 statistical review of world energy, we calculated the countries with the largest reserves in three key fossil fuel categories—oil, coal, and natural gas. We then calculated the total value of the reserves by ...
The 17 Countries Generating The Most Nuclear Power
The Business Insider - 3/5/2014 11:59:52 PM
... licensing their technology to developing countries looking for a new energy source. For that reason, nuclear power has remained a viable and important form of energy, one which will be integral to the world over the next fifty years. We took a look at ...