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
Baltic, Nordic countries become independent in energy
TRT - 8/27/2014 1:44:18 PM
Finland and also Baltic countries have possibilities to replace the import fromRussia by their own capacity ... the largest market for electrical energy in the world. More than 70 percent of the total consumption of electricity in the Nordic market is ...
Why on Earth Is America Still Importing Energy?
The Motley Fool - 8/20/2014 11:22:17 AM
So, despite having the largest coal reserves in the world, which are enough to last the country 290 years, America still imports coal simply because it's cheaper to do so. Despite our vast energy resources America still imports a lot of energy. We import ...
Natural Gas Serves a Small, but Growing, Portion of China's Total Energy Demand
The Energy Collective - 8/24/2014 12:21:58 PM
In 2012, China rose to become the third-largest LNG importer in the world, after Japan and South Korea, and in 2013, the country imported ... of 2014 show LNG imports growing at faster levels than in previous years. Source: U.S. Energy Information ...
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 ...
Geothermal Energy Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide
REVE - 8/27/2014 5:26:13 PM
In 2013, world geothermal power electricity-generating capacity grew 3 percent to top 11,700 megawatts across 24 countries. Although some other ... and costly fossil fuel imports.
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 ...
Geothermal Power Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide
internet.itbusinessnet.com - 8/27/2014 8:53:48 PM
The top three countries in installed geothermal power capacity-the United States, the Philippines, and Indonesia-account for more than half the world ... reducing energy poverty, air pollution, carbon emissions, and costly fossil fuel imports.
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 ...
New era in energy relations between China and Middle East
The National - 8/24/2014 2:37:58 PM
From developing some of the world’s biggest oilfields ... into oil projects in the country, ahead of Iran, Egypt, Mozambique and Saudi Arabia. As China’s economy keeps expanding, its dependence on energy imports will continue and more Chinese ...
Japan to import rare earth from India - Nikkei
IN - 8/28/2014 7:38:03 AM
a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Department of Atomic Energy, and Japanese trading house Toyota Tsusho will sign a contract on joint production as early as September, it added.The Indian company will make mixed rare earth materials from uranium and thorium ...
Ending ban on oil exports would mean cheaper gasoline, energy executive says
Fuel Fix - 8/23/2014 12:48:48 AM
ConocoPhillips senior economist Helen Currie, citing a study by the energy consulting firm IHS Inc., said ... Even so, the nation will continue import oil from a number of countries, including the Middle East. “That’s just the nature of how the markets ...
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 1:57:10 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.
China’s crude oil imports decline after high inventory stocking
Market Realist - 8/27/2014 8:18:01 PM
This fall was mainly due to subdued demand growth leading to speculation of stockpiling by the world’s largest energy ... imports, which are still higher than the level necessary to meet demand, suggests stockpiling in commercial storage or even the ...