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
Electricity import from India on the cards
pakistantoday.com.pk - 5/21/2013 7:44:18 AM
A number of proposals are being considered by the Nawaz Sharif government in order to deal with energy crisis in the country, including import of electricity from India. According to details, both long and short term plans are being considered. In the ...
Electricity import from India a priority for Nawaz
Pakistan News Service - 5/21/2013 5:56:56 AM
When an Islamabad-based top official of the World Bank was asked if the ... is surplus in electricity and all other countries are energy deficit but there is no energy trade scheme.Pakistan and Afghanistan can import electricity from Central Asian states ...
China Soybean Imports Seen by Oil World Jumping 17% Next Season
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 1:42:13 PM
may jump 17 percent in the next season as the country rebuilds stockpiles, Oil World said. China may import 68 million metric tons of soybeans in the 2013-14 marketing year that begins Aug. 1, up from 58.2 million in the previous season ...
When America Stops Importing Energy
New York Times - 5/23/2013 1:08:13 AM
Ian Bremmer is president of Eurasia Group and author of “Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World.” Kenneth A. Hersh is chief executive officer of NGP Energy Capital Management.
Big New Investments in Wind Energy Across the Country and Around the World
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2013 3:34:23 PM
After spending last weekend at the Heartland Coalfield Alliance's retreat in the Illinois coal basin region, I'm more inspired than ever. Listening to such amazing, committed people talk about their tireless work to move beyond coal was really exciting.
New Pak govt may consider importing electricity from India
MoneyControl.com - 5/21/2013 10:00:18 AM
Pakistan's new government will seriously consider importing 1,000 MW of electricity from India as part of a short to medium-term strategy to end power outages, according to a media report today. Also read: US paves way for shale gas export to India The ...
Cuba lifts ban on energy-sucking appliances’ imports
PanARMENIAN Network - 5/21/2013 4:19:42 PM
Blackouts are much rarer today, thanks in part to a steady flow of oil on preferential terms from close ally Venezuela. In 2011, Cuba resumed local sales of domestic appliances in response to demand and to support private small businesses that have been ...
Erdogan: No decision yet on oil imports from Iran
Marketwatch - 5/19/2013 2:13:13 PM
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday. "On crude oil, there has been a significant decrease in the amount of oil we import from Iran...As to whether we would cut back any further, it will depend on our need. Time will tell," Mr. Erdogan said in a ...
Cubans can now import refrigerators, microwaves, as 2005 ban on energy-hogging appliances ends
Washington Post - 5/21/2013 2:39:29 PM
HAVANA — Cuba has authorized individual imports of appliances ... an energy crisis that prompted then-President Fidel Castro to launch the so-called Energy Revolution seeking to lower consumption. Castro went on state TV to promote more efficient rice ...
Oil imports are not a problem; energy rationing is not a solution
RenewAmerica - 5/20/2013 11:59:01 PM
The great energy policy debate of 2003 is in full swing, and it's déjà vu all over again. Quickly returning to center stage is the sterile controversy over who has the best plan to reduce America's "dependence" on imported oil. Is it the ANWR (drill oil ...
Sugar prices risk further decline as China eyes import curbs
CNBC - 5/22/2013 12:22:17 PM
Premiums between Zhengzhou and London futures are over $300 per tonne. A sugar trader at an international firm in China said: "Even if the economics are there, I believe the government is not willing to see too many non-quota imports. I believe they will ...
Wind Power In 100 Countries (Thanks, Iceland!)
EarthTechling - 5/21/2013 6:50:01 PM
It was Iceland, which pretty much runs on hydro and geothermal power, that brought wind power to an impressive new level of global deployment in 2012. The installation of two 900-kilowatt turbines in the Burfell area of south Iceland last December ...
Energy Journal: Obama Gives Gas Exports Green Light
Wall Street Journal - 5/20/2013 10:01:30 AM
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Election Outlook-XVI: The energy imperatives
Business Recorder - 5/21/2013 6:54:12 AM
It is needless to say that no independent power producer would like to make direct imports of furnace oil, to make payments in dollars. A massive untargeted subsidy on electricity strongly contributes to the country's fiscal deficit while a concomitant ...