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
Russian Gas Exports and Western Encroachments on Russia
The Energy Collective - 4/17/2014 10:58:44 AM
NOTE: The economies of West European countries have been handicapped with expensive traditional energy ... competitive on world markets. Gas equivalent units.....Bcm/yr.....Bcm/month LNG import ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Russia's South Stream pipeline splits EU energy policy
Thomson Reuters - 4/17/2014 12:03:09 PM
The EU has sought for years to reduce its reliance on Russian gas imports, and Moscow's annexation ... supplier," Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's energy and economy minister, said last month. Some European countries also have a business interest in seeing ...
U.S. Taps New Energy Sources, And Potential Geopolitical Clout
NPR News - 4/4/2014 3:17:32 PM
We're not asking ourselves that question, because we're not dependent on imports," he says ... more geopolitical strength in a world hungry for energy even before the first shipment of LNG has been released. "Foreign countries, when they visit Washington ...
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.
Brazil increases natural gas imports from Bolivia to restart power plant
Platts - 4/17/2014 4:49:29 PM
Brazil's Petrobras has signed a short-term contract with Bolivian counterpart YPFB to increase natural gas imports ... World Cup, which will be hosted in 12 cities across Brazil in June and July. Brazil last rationed electricity in 2002, when the country ...
Asian FTG Market Eye Publishes its First-Ever World Coal Trade Map
13 WOWKTV - 4/14/2014 3:55:47 PM
... coal trading partners for major coal exporters Bar graphs illustrating imports by coal type for major importing countries Map showing projected growth of world energy consumption by region Bar graph depicting world carbon dioxide emissions The 2013 ...
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 ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide (CO 2) based ...
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 - 5/27/2013 11:57:52 PM
China imports about 500,000 barrels per day. It is far and away Iran's largest client. 3. China: 3055.17 quadrillion BTU China is the worlds largest coal producer, by a long shot. Its production in 2011 represented 49.5% of the world's total coal output.
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 ...