Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated 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 - production map
Fossil Fuel Free Is No Country for the Poor
Wall Street Journal - 3/27/2015 9:57:21 PM
Richard Branson,Arianna Huffington and several other business icons recently called on world ... and gas production rise in the U.S., utility bills fall. The average American household saved $1,200 in disposable income in 2012 because of lower energy ...
Modi calls for slashing India's energy imports by 10%
Commodity Online - 3/27/2015 9:54:21 AM
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, has called for enhancing domestic production to reduce the energy import burden of the country by at least 10 percent ... The Prime Minister said India, with one-sixth of the world's population, should shoulder ...
Why Bombing This Tiny Oil Producer Is Roiling the Energy Market
Bloomberg - 3/26/2015 4:40:35 AM
(Bloomberg) -- While Yemen contributes less than 0.2 percent of global oil output, its location puts it near the center of world energy trade ... regional powers began bombing rebel targets in the country that produced less than Denmark in 2013.
New Zealand breaks renewable energy record
United Press International - 3/26/2015 10:38:30 AM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, March 26 (UPI) --The share of renewable energy on the grid in New Zealand is the highest it's been in close to 20 years, the country's energy minister ... is the fourth largest in the world," Energy and Resources Minister Simon ...
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
Benefiting From Mexico's Energy Reforms
Seeking Alpha - 3/27/2015 5:11:01 PM
Pemex is Mexico's largest company and one of the largest oil producers in the world, according to ... total cargo transported through the country's ports to 42.5%. (click to enlarge) If the energy reforms boost oil production as the government expects ...
Solar Energy Lights Up in Latin America
Truth Out - 3/27/2015 2:47:51 PM
Solar energy is perhaps the most expeditious solution to help Latin America in its quest for energy security. The production of solar energy does ... is that there is a heavy correlation between the world's energy needs and sunlight, meaning sunlight ...
Why Electricity, or a Lack of it, Is an Election Concern for Many Nigerians
Vice News - 3/27/2015 6:48:15 AM
One of the key concerns in this Saturday's Nigerian elections is the perennial issue of electricity production in the country and the disastrous state ... Nigeria has one of the world's lowest rates of generating electricity per person, producing 4,000 ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Politicians and activists may love to talk about renewable energy sources, but in today’s world ... proven crude oil reserves and the fourth largest proven natural gas reserves in Africa. The civil war in 2011 severely impacted oil production and exports ...
Dynamics of electricity generation
The Frontier Post - 3/28/2015 6:39:54 AM
Since cost of nuclear fuel is a small part of the cost of production ... their technology to developing countries looking for a new energy source. For that reason, nuclear power will be integral to the world energy mix for decades.
China’s Coal Cap Policy Will Increase Country’s Clean Energy Jobs
eNews Park Forest - 3/26/2015 12:40:11 PM
sustainable jobs in clean energy production and technology. About the China Coal Cap Project: As the world’s largest coal-consuming country, China not only faces domestic challenges from smog and other severe environmental pollution, but also ...
Why Yemen that produces less oil than Denmark is roiling energy markets
Financial Post - 3/26/2015 12:04:24 PM
While Yemen contributes less than 0.2% of global oil output, its location puts it near the center of world energy trade. The nation shares ... regional powers began bombing rebel targets in the country that produced less than Denmark in 2013.
Energy Investments Boost Egypt's Recovering Economy
Investopedia - 3/25/2015 8:48:08 PM
The chart below, as of 2013, shows the gap in the country’s gas balance closing fast with production barely outstripping ... according to data compiled from the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s 2014 World Energy Outlook and the IMF.
Saudi Arabia's role in global energy markets is changing, paper finds
Phys.org - 3/27/2015 9:28:43 PM
"A Refined Approach: Saudi Arabia Moves Beyond Crude" examines the growth of Saudi refining, the country's increased domestic demand for crude oil and the geopolitical effects of this development. The paper was published in Energy Policy and authored by ...
Finance minister Arun Jaitley pitches for overseas asset acquisition to cut energy imports
Economic Times - 3/28/2015 3:55:15 AM
NEW DELHI: India should grab the opportunity offered by increasing cost of production in China to pitch ... overseas in a bid to cut dependence on energy imports. "Wages in China have gone up. That part of the world is now becoming costlier.