Definition: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - consumption map
Why Are OPEC Countries Abandoning Oil Consumption?
The Motley Fool - 5/17/2013 1:43:58 AM
The first thought that comes to mind with OPEC is oil. This collection of countries is responsible for over 40% of all oil production around the world. For many of these countries, oil is far and away the largest source of governmental revenue.
Renewable-energy consumption by state.
Slate - 5/17/2013 2:44:14 PM
California and Texas might be leading ... even given the quickly falling price of clean energy technology, natural gas made cheap by fra cking is still an attractive option for many utilities. Karin Wadsack, director of a Northern Arizona ...
Green energy revolution in the Gulf?
Deutsche Welle - 5/21/2013 6:32:43 AM
Qatar, the world's biggest exporter of liquid petroleum gas (lpg ... of why we are stepping into renewables", Al Lamki told Deutsche Welle during a tour of the SHAMS1 CSP plant, which is being built jointly by Masdar, Total and the Spanish company Abengoa ...
Can poop save the world? Absolutely, says scientist David Walter-Toews
New York Daily News - 5/17/2013 6:54:46 PM
David Waltner-Toews, author of 'The Origin of Feces,' takes a lighthearted look at how excrement can be used for serious scientific purposes. If we see human and other animal excrement as part of a dynamic flux of energy, resources and life, it ...
State Dept. Report Says Countries Have Repressed Religious Freedom With Laws
New York Times - 5/21/2013 1:10:36 AM
WASHINGTON — Countries around the world, including allies of the United States, have used laws on blasphemy and apostasy to suppress political opponents, the State Department said on Monday in an annual report chronicling a grim decline in ...
Philips Urges U.S. Businesses and Governments to Embrace Energy Efficiency
Marketwatch - 5/20/2013 11:56:02 AM
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- At the 6th Annual EE Global Forum, the premier international energy efficiency conference hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy, Royal Philips issued a strong call for businesses and government to step ...
India retains fifth position in global wind energy market
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 5/18/2013 9:49:33 AM
NEW DELHI: Despite poor pace of capacity addition in the states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra , India retained its position in top five world wind energy markets in 2012. India remained third largest market for new ...
US Energy Revolution Gathers Pace
CNBC - 5/18/2013 8:52:17 AM
... be an increasingly important supplier of energy to the rest of the world. The Department of Energy on Friday authorized the Freeport LNG project in Texas to export to countries that do not have a trade agreement with the US, including Japan and the ...
MS Tûranor PlanetSolar Sets World Speed Record for Transatlantic Crossing by Solar Electric Vessel
San Francisco Gate - 5/19/2013 11:24:24 PM
An initiative from Switzerland brings the world’s largest solar boat to the united states in June. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Switzerland’s MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar boat, today announced a new speed record for a ...
Atlas Copco leads innovation with energy-cutting compressor
Yahoo! Finance - 5/21/2013 7:51:28 AM
Atlas Copco has introduced a groundbreaking compressor that sets a new industry standard in energy efficiency. The new compressor can cut energy consumption roughly by half compared to traditional fixed-speed compressors. The new compressor ...
OAS study says countries should consider decriminalizing drug use
Los Angeles Times - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Organization of American States said Friday that countries should consider decriminalizing drug use, a shift backed by several Latin American leaders but opposed by the United States. Decriminalization could be one of ...
MEP attacks 'wasteful' renewable energy projects
BBC Online - 5/20/2013 10:11:38 PM
The European Commission has been urged to implement a single EU-wide policy on renewable energy to avoid money being "wasted" on inefficient projects by national governments. Speaking during a debate on 20 May 2013, Polish centre-right MEP Lena ...
NSA's Utah data center faces unexpected energy tax
datacenterdynamics.com - 5/20/2013 5:18:09 PM
Because of a law state legislature passed this year, that spend may be taxed by an additional 6%, which would translate into $2.4m more going ... cell-phone calls, Google searches, online purchases and many others.
A powerful use for spoiled food
Los Angeles Times - 5/16/2013 10:45:01 PM
The supermarket giant is considering similar technologies for its La Habra and Riverside facilities and other Kroger locations nationwide ... marred but still edible produce at a discount. The Austin, Tex., store In.gredients says it sends less than ...
Energy Micro's Low Power MCU Delivers Long Battery Life in VELUX Touch Screen Remote Control
ThomasNet Industrial News Room - 5/20/2013 11:27:24 AM
ARM Cortex-M3-based EFM32 Giant Gecko keeps handheld control asleep with 1.2µA low energy capacitive touch sensor interface Oslo, Norway- Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, announces that VELUX has selected the EFM32 ...