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
Lao PDR to Improve Electricity Network with World Bank Support
The World Bank - 6/24/2015 2:32:22 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2015—The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors ... which contributes to the need to import electricity in certain parts of the country. In other parts of Laos—such as large urban areas where demand can outstrip supply ...
This country just became the world's No. 3 oil importer
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/18/2015 11:53:39 PM
India is now the world’s third largest importer of crude oil after the United States and China. The country’s oil imports have steadily climbed ... The International Energy Agency predicts that India will burn through 4.1 million barrels per day ...
World Bank supports 50MW of solar in Jordan
PV Tech - 6/26/2015 11:12:33 AM
The World Bank Group has extended ... "First, Jordanians will get cleaner and more reliable energy. Also, the projects dovetail with the government's energy plan to reduce strain on the current account from energy imports. In addition, by insuring Adenium ...
EU’s Energy Dependence on Russia Hard to Kick
World Politics Review - 6/24/2015 1:20:47 AM
But these countries have been the exception. On the whole, European LNG imports have been falling in recent years due to the higher prices Asian customers have been paying for such shipments. By contrast, Russia’s position as a major energy player in ...
U.S. energy production at historic levels
NWI - 6/26/2015 1:42:52 PM
At the same time, net imports fell by more than half in 2014 ... too judgmental about the use of coal when we consider the needs of other countries around the world." Renewable energy grew significantly last year and represented 30 percent of all energy ...
Ontario solar module makers say duties needed to survive cheap Chinese imports
The Star - 6/28/2015 11:13:10 PM
The counter-argument: anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese imports would keep Canadian prices higher and could make it more difficult to eliminate the gap between the cost of producing solar power and the price of buying electricity off the power grid.
China’s demand for energy may not increase until 2017
The Business Insider - 6/22/2015 10:37:20 PM
China now consumes 23.2% of all energy consumed on Earth and clearly what happens in China will impact the whole world. Figure 1 ... now uses more energy than it produces and has growing import dependence (Figure 4). The x-axis is scaled from 1981 since ...
US economist pens energy plan for Spain protest party
MENAFN - 6/22/2015 6:05:19 PM
He said that way Spain would save more money by reducing its reliance on energy ... released the Country Reports on Terrorism finding that nearly 33,000 people were killed and 34,700 injured in almost 13,500 terrorist attacks around the world
Oil is bringing China and the Arab world closer economically. Politics will follow
Pakistan Defence - 6/25/2015 2:45:30 AM
In 2015 it became the world’s biggest importer of crude, half of it—more than 3m barrels a day—from the Middle East (see chart). By 2035 China’s imports ... Arab countries turn east. In part, this reflects the revolution in the energy market ...
Iran gas exports to Iraq delayed again by security concerns -Shana
Reuters - 6/27/2015 9:23:59 AM
Northern Iran relies heavily on gas imports from Turkmenistan, especially for heating in winter. Tehran is in talks with six world powers to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for relief from international sanctions, which could open up Iran's energy ...
TABLE-India's May oil imports up 10.8 pct y/y - trade
Reuters - 6/24/2015 12:33:40 PM
India, the world's fourth-biggest oil consumer ... The following table shows India's imports by country according to tanker arrival information. Imports include condensate. Volumes are in '000 bpd.
Public toilets can actually help generate energy
Dhaka Tribune - 6/23/2015 7:51:30 PM
the country has to spend a significant amount of its financial resources to import petroleum. Considering the environment and energy security, many countries around the world are now shifting to renewable and clean energy sources such as bio-gas produced ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
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 ...
Goldman Sachs report says 'India has a fifth of world's population, but only a 30th of its energy'.
The Indian Express - 6/20/2014 8:52:43 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 ...
Industrialization and the Journey Toward First World Africa
The Huffington Post - 6/22/2015 3:53:29 AM
Shifting the focus on investing in electricity ... globalized world, a domestic market cannot survive in blissful isolation for long. External market forces applied by foreign investors and the downward pressure on prices from cheaper imports will ...