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
How the US energy boom shapes the world
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
Washington — The US has long used its economic prowess and military force to exert influence around the world ... to another potential tool in the country’s foreign-policy toolbox: energy abundance. US oil and gas production is booming, new wind ...
The Renewable Energy Source That’s About to Boom Again
Time - 7/31/2015 2:55:54 PM
“How do you intervene in a world ... production in the U.S., hydropower played an important role. Communities first used free-flowing water to harness electricity in the late 19th century. In need of electricity, communities across the country built ...
Germany Is Showing the Rest of the World How to Tackle Global Warming
Mic - 7/29/2015 11:55:08 PM
According to ThinkProgress, the country wants to double the share of renewable energy in its energy production by 2035 — while eliminating its reliance on nuclear energy. But Clinton still has plenty of work to do in order to convince climate activists ...
Saudi Arabia to Pull Back Production After Summer
Wall Street Journal - 7/30/2015 9:27:48 AM
Saudi Arabia—one of a handful of countries that generates electricity by burning crude oil—generally reduces production in the fall, when demand for the heavily subsidized energy to power air conditioners cools off. But the upheaval in world energy ...
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.
OPEC’s Internal Politics Threaten Global Energy Security
mintpressnews.com - 7/29/2015 11:55:08 PM
“By 1973 … the group accounted for two-thirds of the world’s oil production,” wrote Time ... At the same time many countries that imported OPEC oil began to explore alternate energy sources such as coal, natural gas and nuclear power.
Thousands Protest in Baghdad Against Lack of Electricity, Services; Demand End of Corruption (Video)
Truthdig - 8/1/2015 3:16:11 PM
but the country at the moment has a lack of gas. Further, he said, the Ministry of Petroleum is not providing enough fuel. Iraq is said to need 37,000 megawatts of electricity, and has allegedly commissioned 27,000 MW worth of new production, but few ...
Research explores future energy security of China
Phys.org - 7/30/2015 10:56:41 PM
The country's electricity sector is the largest in the world and energy security concerns mean that ... reaching a growth rate of 7.2% in the first three quarters of 2013, while electricity production for the same period grew at 6.8%.
China is looking to this type of energy to power its future
The Business Insider - 7/30/2015 8:55:00 PM
The disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 2011 has prompted world leaders to slow or ... is situated along its east coast and in the country’s southern regions, where demand for electricity is highest. But since the disaster ...
Florida Leans More on Natural Gas than Renewable Energy
Energy and Capital - 7/31/2015 12:11:15 PM
Florida Power and Light (FPL) energy company owns the world's first combined cycle facility that connects a solar production unit to an existing ... editor Chris DeHaemer takes a closer look at the country's push for all-renewable energy.
China Must Reduce Dependency on Coal for Long Term Energy Security
Clean Tech - 7/31/2015 8:07:53 AM
The country’s electricity sector is the largest in the world and energy security concerns mean that ... reaching a growth rate of 7.2% in the first three quarters of 2013, while electricity production for the same period grew at 6.8%.
Shale Oil Production in Bakken, Eagle Ford Grew Slightly in June: Platts’ Bentek Energy
North Denver News - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
Oil production from key shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased marginally in June versus May, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting ... in most of the major shale plays in the country. As well, producers are continuing ...
Premiers release Canadian Energy Strategy, hydro’s contribution recognized
hydroworld.com - 7/31/2015 8:25:11 PM
Canada’s Premiers have released the Canadian Energy Strategy, and hydro is recognized for its significant contribution to electricity generation in the country ... leader in sustainable and secure energy production, supply and transportation.
India's renewed tryst with renewable energy
Money Control - 7/29/2015 12:13:38 PM
Yet, coal, as a source of energy is limited, expensive and has been blamed to be a leading cause of CO2 emissions in the country. The recent WHO report that had pitted Delhi as one of the top polluted cities in the world, was because of the thermal plants ...
PennEast Pipeline will generate jobs, reduce energy costs | Guest column
Lehigh Valley Live - 7/30/2015 2:06:59 PM
The United States is the world's leader in natural gas production, ahead of Russia, Qatar and Iran. The natural gas reserves in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale now lead the country ... to save hundreds of millions on energy costs, However, Appalachian ...