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
Qatar to relinquish hold as world leader in LNG exports
Arab News - 9/1/2014 7:29:08 PM
Following the 2011 tsunami that devastated Japan’s Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power facility, the country decommissioned its nuclear energy program and turned to increased hydrocarbon imports. Japan currently is the largest buyer of LNG in the world ...
Paying the price: Gulf eyes Iranian gas as Pakistan delays imports
The Express Tribune - 8/31/2014 10:29:16 PM
The real war between Iran and the United States, which is supported by many European countries, appears to be over energy supply deals ... that were interested in imports. If the programme is agreed and the US and other world powers reach some arrangement ...
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 ...
Architects across the world commit to net-zero energy buildings
Green Biz - 8/25/2014 1:43:41 AM
Architects from across the world unanimously adopted the 2050 ... and new buildings to be carbon neutral (net-zero energy), using no more energy over the course of a year than they produce, or import from renewable energy sources. 4. In those cases where ...
Letter: Domestic energy best
the Oneida Daily Dispatch - 9/1/2014 9:09:21 PM
American ingenuity in developing horizontal drilling in shale formations, has resulted in unprecedented economic growth in our country and has also given us energy independence ... to continually import petroleum from that part of the world.
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
The Energy Collective - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing at larger rates ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide ...
Nicaragua’s latest revolution: a switch to green energy
The Seattle Times - 8/30/2014 11:53:22 AM
RIVAS, Nicaragua — How quickly can a nation wean itself from fossil fuels and move toward reliance on renewable energy? In the case ... serve as an example for different countries in the region and also around the world that this is achievable ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
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 ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
It also highlights the over-dependence of many energy systems, with 32% of countries dependent on imports to meet more than half of their ... and a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture.
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world, a ranking it earned ... energy use, energy sources, risk mitigation and biodiversity. For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements or ...
Australia’s growing oil imports are an energy security issue
THE CONVERSATION - 6/19/2012 8:56:29 PM
For all the talk about Australia ... one facet of the country’s energy situation has largely been under the radar – the country’s growing reliance on oil imports. BP have just released their annual Statistical Review of World Energy.
The 5 Most Energy Abundant Countries
The Motley Fool - 5/27/2013 11:57:52 PM
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 on oil exports from Iran, China has been a big client. China imports about ...
Oil ministry plans to reduce energy imports from Gulf countries, turns to Russia for fuel
The Economic Times - 7/15/2014 10:42:04 PM
We may import natural gas from the country either in liquid form ... India has warm relations with Russia, which is the world's second-biggest producer of gas and third-largest producer of crude oil. According to US Energy Information administration ...
Rediff.com » Business » India's energy imports may rise to $230 bln by FY23: Goldman
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 9:21:21 AM
... is facing energy challenges as the country doesn't produce enough to meet its needs. In FY14, India's net energy imports were at 6.3 per cent of GDP. Goldman Sachs report said, "India has a fifth of the world's population, but only a 30th of its energy".
Seven EU countries demand binding energy efficiency target
Responding To Climate Change - 6/18/2014 11:57:02 PM
Some countries and industry see targets to boost energy efficiency as a no-brainer ... In 2012, the EU’s oil and gas import bill was more than €400 billion, as reported in the World Energy Outlook (WEO) of the International Energy Agency.