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
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
Energy systems of 124 countries ranked according to economic, environmental and energy security indicators Norway, New Zealand, France and Sweden top the rankings; Colombia and Costa Rica are non OECD countries in top ten Regional analysis highlights EU28 ...
WEF releases Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2014
India Infoline Ltd - 12/12/2013 10:36:22 AM
“Resource wealth ... to rank within the top 10, government strategy driving the transformation of its energy system aims to make Costa Rica the world's first carbon-neutral country, with 99% of electricity output from renewable energy sources.
Iran To Increase Electricity Exports To Iraq
Eurasia Review - 12/12/2013 4:05:38 PM
Mahsouli said that Iranian companies enjoy good ties with the Iraqi electrical sector, adding that Iranian firms have constructed a number of thermal power plants in Baghdad and that another power plant is under construction by an Iranian company.
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 ...
New program offers blueprint and 'Golden Rules' for increasing sustainable electricity in developing countries
EurekAlert! - 11/19/2013 1:41:07 PM
The first hybrid wind-diesel electricity park in Ecuador's famed Galápagos World Heritage Site, built by the private sector in partnership with the national and local governments, has for the past five years successfully reduced costly diesel imports to ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
theenergycollective.com - 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 ...
In Pics: Amazing World of Cars
Economic Times - 12/12/2013 4:27:07 PM
Everything is available here -- the equipment and technology," Kakodkar, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, said. Speaking at the inauguration of the Research and Development Unit for Solar Photovoltaics at the Bengal Engineering ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write the successor agreement to the 10-year-old Kyoto protocol. In order for countries to make dramatic reductions for a greener future, energy efficiency will likely be a big ...
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/9/2012 6:07:52 PM
3. Spain, 7.8 percent of world total Last April, wind power became Spain’s largest source of electricity generation, although the country still imports the majority of its energy. Spanish producers are also building turbines and installing wind farms ...
Sweden forced to import trash from Norway to create heat and electricity
New York Daily News - 10/26/2012 5:01:46 AM
“So that’s why we have the world’s best incineration plants concerning energy efficiency,” Senior Advisor ... Ostlund said she would like to see Sweden import trash from countries outside Scandinavia. “I hope that we instead will ...
Report: Economic, resource wealth do not guarantee energy system success
fierceenergy.com - 12/12/2013 3:15:32 PM
The World Economic Forum has released its annual Global Energy Architecture Performance Index of 124 countries in order to help countries spur their efforts to meet energy challenges and opportunities in innovative ways. The report, prepared in ...
IEA: Rising Output, Energy Efficiency to Halve US Oil Imports by 2020
rigzone.com - 10/16/2013 1:31:20 PM
Adding that development to energy savings from investments in efficiency will cut the need of the world's largest oil consumer to rely on imported oils, the IEA said. Earlier this month, the U.S. government said the country had already ceded its ranking as ...
Top 10 countries for energy sustainability
SmartPlanet - 9/26/2013 2:20:42 AM
How you define sustainability can stir up plenty of contention, but in a new report the World Energy Council takes an all-of-the-above look at the energy sustainability in countries around the world. The organization's Energy Sustainability Index ranks 129 ...
IFC and Société Générale Trade Facility Supports Energy Imports in Cote d’Ivoire
en.starafrica.com - 12/4/2013 2:20:36 PM
“Société Générale is delighted by yet another example of cooperation in Africa with our partners at the IFC in this new key financing line for the SIR, a long standing relationship of the Group through Société Générale de Banques en ...
IEA World Outlook: Six Key Trends Shaping the Energy Future
National Geographic - 11/12/2013 9:06:05 PM
Thanks to "fracking," the United States is reaching the top spot among world oil producers sooner than expected, and is "well on its way to realizing the American dream" of energy independence, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Tuesday. And by the ...