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, 2014See also: Electricity - production map
Warm countries launch Sun-energy alliance
The Frontier Post - 12/1/2015 11:25:36 AM
"Today, when the energy sources of our industrial age have put our planet in peril, the world must ... that countries with the biggest solar energy potential represent only a small part of global solar electricity production. These countries house the ...
India unveils global solar alliance of 120 countries at Paris climate summit
The Guardian - 12/1/2015 3:43:18 PM
The country is projected to be the world’s most populous by then ... It adds that the alliance will “pave the way for production technologies and storage of solar energy, adapted to the specific needs of our country”.
Venezuela Energy Profile: Holds Some Of World’s Largest Oil And Natural Gas Proved Reserves – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 11/30/2015 5:17:33 PM
Venezuela is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters ... Hydroelectricity provides the bulk of Venezuela’s electricity supply. Most of the country’s hydro production facilities are located on the Caroni River in the Guayana region.
Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 11/29/2015 6:08:50 PM
A key goal is to bring down the cost of cleaner energy. At least 19 governments and 28 leading world investors ... sticking point at the climate talks will be money _ how much rich countries should invest help poor countries cope with climate change ...
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.
Research discover how to mimic plants for solar production
The Christian Science Monitor - 12/1/2015 2:14:25 AM
The new technique uses only a single layer of manganese oxide material, which could make solar production less ... could turn rainwater into energy with the help of the sun.” Solar power makes up only one percent of the world’s electricity generation ...
Solar Power In Europe: Can Germany And France Lead In Renewable Energy Despite Cloudy Climates?
International Business Times - 11/30/2015 3:44:29 PM
Thousands of roofs across Germany are dotted with the metallic glint of solar panels, producing energy that has fueled nearly 7 percent of the country's energy demand ... lessons in France in other parts of the world, French President Francois Hollande ...
Energy industry news, analysis, and commentary
Breaking Energy - 11/30/2015 4:56:04 PM
And when you add all partner countries together, they represent 75 percent of the world’s CO2 emissions from electricity ... LED lightbulbs to more than 78 million installed, wind energy production has tripled, and solar has increased more than twenty ...
'China speed' amazes world
ECNS - 12/1/2015 12:41:21 AM
Editor's note: Over the years China has claimed many world titles ... which rolled off the production line in June, features innovations in safety, comfort and energy efficiency. (Photo/Xinhua) A Chinese electric multiple unit train reached a speed ...
Obama and World Leaders Open Paris Climate Talks, Seeking a Deal
New York Times - 12/1/2015 1:38:37 AM
Mr. Modi has insisted that emissions reductions in his country must be paired with billions of dollars of investment by the developed world into helping poor countries make the transition from fossil fuel to cleaner forms of energy. On Monday, he announced ...
Can China's most polluted city lead a green energy revolution?
CNN - 12/1/2015 2:21:34 AM
is leading the country's renewable energy drive. The city of one million has been named the world's first "carbon positive" city -- home to more than 200 producers of alternative energy and energy-efficient technology. Zhao works on the production line ...
World Leaders Gather for U.N. Climate Summit
23 WIFR - 12/1/2015 12:27:02 AM
"Addressing climate change should not deny the legitimate needs of developing countries ... production. The warnings came as the U.N. climate conference opened in Paris, aiming to create a landmark agreement to fight global warming.-----11:20 a.m. World ...
Germany leads the way with energy transition
Japan Times - 12/1/2015 10:35:30 AM
BERLIN – As world leaders prepared to ... s missing to make 100 percent renewable energy feasible is cheap and ample storage that would help to smooth supply. That requirement no longer looks impossible. Few countries have the political will and ...
Tech Billionaires Pitch In to Start New Green Energy Fund
eWeek - 12/1/2015 12:48:31 AM
A team of technology billionaire all-stars is huddling up to create a privately run green energy fund to help steer the world away from hydrocarbons ... major flaw in the pursuit of clean, green energy production is a so-called "Valley of Death" that ...
Orange and ENGIE Sign Deal to Expand Rural Electricity Grid and Optimise Power Supply to Telecoms Infrastructure in Africa
Newswire Today - 12/1/2015 12:27:02 AM
The strength of the partnership is based on Orange’s expertise as an international telecoms carrier present in 19 countries in Africa and the ... on the expertise of ENGIE, one of the world’s leading energy companies. ENGIE currently supplies 760 ...