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
Inventions with good intentions: simple creations to improve life in developing countries
The National - 1/26/2015 7:33:45 PM
When production costs and others issues are factored in, however, this can prove a challenge in the developing world. Litre of Light How do you provide lighting for people who have neither the access nor money to use electricity? The answer is as simple as ...
Coal production drops in China for first time in 14 years as country switches to cleaner energy
Hamilton Spectator - 1/25/2015 4:57:27 PM
BEIJING China recorded its first drop in coal production since 2000 last year, as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter pulls back on its use of the fossil fuel and switches to cleaner energy sources. According to the country's national coal ...
Africa: Renewables Can Benefit Water, Energy and Food Nexus
AllAfrica - 1/27/2015 10:28:32 AM
Morocco is another country aiming to become a world-class renewable energy producer ... such initiatives will see more affordable and sustainable renewable energy deployed in water, energy and food production in the near future. The Austria-based Renewable ...
Missing From Latin America’s Green Energy Policies: Cooperation
World Politics Review - 1/26/2015 8:38:11 PM
WPR: How extensive is renewable energy infrastructure in Latin America, and what countries have been most active in pursuing renewable energy? Johanna Mendelson Forman: With the greenest energy matrix in the world, mainly due to the extensive use of ...
Algeria lifts oil production, may tap shale gas
petroglobalnews.com - 1/24/2015 11:53:49 PM
The country is believed to hold the third largest shale gas reserves in the world. Oil and gas currently ... according to the U.S. Energy Information Association. The country’s production has declining in recent years, primarily due to production and ...
Saudi Arabia Exports 20% of the World’s Oil
24/7 Wall ST - 1/25/2015 9:19:20 AM
On any given day in 2013, nearly 40 million barrels of crude oil were being exported from a producing country to a consuming country ... While the boom in U.S. shale oil production is currently disrupting world oil markets, the overall impact of U.S ...
Thailand aims to boost wind energy capacity by 700 percent
REVE - 1/26/2015 10:25:33 PM
“Wind energy provides a clean and sustainable source of electricity which will help diversify the country’s energy mix ... received a $23 million grant from the World Bank to help phase out production of ozone-depleting greenhouse gases.
Nuclear energy to defence: Key deals signed by the Obama during India visit
Firstpost - 1/26/2015 5:14:46 AM
India is the world's biggest weapons importer. The two countries finalised a defence framework pact for 10 years. Four deals were unveiled on the trip, including joint production of Raven ... to boost India's solar energy capacity that can help the country ...
Coal production drops in China
MENAFN - 1/25/2015 7:39:07 AM
(MENAFN - Arab News) BEIJING: China recorded its first drop in coal production since 2000 last year as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter pulls back on its use of the fossil fuel and switches to cleaner energy sources.According to the country's ...
Chevron Executive Says U.S. Energy ‘Envy of the World’
Bloomberg - 1/23/2015 3:38:06 AM
Breber will describe the U.S. during his talk as “an improbable energy giant,” a country that went through 20 years of oil-production declines before bouncing back with a “renaissance” that has turned it into the world’s biggest producer of oil ...
World’s largest oil refinery adds algae demonstration project
Biofuels Digest - 1/27/2015 5:27:53 AM
India is the world’s third largest producer of CO2 and the facility’s ethanol and renewable crude oil production could help meet critical demand for energy in the country as well as help to reduce green house emissions from carbon dioxide. Algenol’s ...
Parts of Pakistan still without electricity, following breakdown
Dawn - 1/25/2015 1:01:14 PM
Also, power production from HUBCO and Kapco after a decrease of 1300MW stood at 1051MW. Due to acute shortage of furnace oil, power shortfall has stood above 6700MW in the country. According to the power ministry’s report, demand of electricity has ...
World Week Ahead: Until Fed Adjudicates, It’s ECB Bazooka vs. Greek Rebellion
The Wall Street Journal - 1/26/2015 5:32:04 PM
Syriza wanting to renege on the terms of the country’s EU bailout is seen by many as a threat ... from the disinflationary forces rolling through much of the industrialized world. That’s a legacy of the long-running (if now greatly diminished) mining ...
FACT SHEET: Fostering a Cleaner and More Sustainable Energy Future in the Caribbean
The White House President Barack Obama - 1/26/2015 7:05:07 PM
Caribbean leaders agreed to pursue comprehensive energy diversification programs, including actions to facilitate the introduction of cleaner forms of energy. The World Bank presented ... and the Atlantic Council, partner countries discussed comprehensive ...
Electricity metre manufacturers urge DISCOs to source pre-paid metres locally
Vanguard - 1/25/2015 11:45:29 PM
Balogun said that there was no need for government or the distribution companies to engage in importation of meters into the country. He added that ... “Nigeria has the highest per capita electricity theft in the world. That is why we are now doing ...