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
What country is the world's largest coal producer?
Investopedia - 1/31/2015 2:48:39 PM
With 50% of the world's electricity being produced by coal ... lower product transportation costs and extract more coal from the interior of the country. Based on its production size, China is able to exert a strong influence on the world coal market ...
Energy researchers say nuclear power is ‘critical’ in effort to fight global warming
Raw Story - 1/29/2015 6:25:46 PM
Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, the world ... of production. France, Japan, Russia and China round out the top five countries using nuclear power. Globally, nuclear energy is ...
Death of a Shalesman: U.S. Energy Independence Is a Fairy Tale
The Huffington Post - 1/30/2015 11:58:02 AM
So when we identify a trend in shale production or in renewable energy and we find data that seems to match ... But a misperception remains in developed countries that the world will suddenly turn green and move "beyond petroleum." Part of the disconnect ...
How Has Energy Sector Been Affected By New Techniques In Unconventional Oil And Gas Production? – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 1/31/2015 3:50:05 AM
The development of unconventional oil and gas production has affected significantly ... including pipeline gas to Mexico and LNG to other countries, notably in Asia. It is still unclear how much US LNG will arrive in world markets. Nevertheless, the ...
Caribbean Energy Summit 2015: US Announce Investments in Energy Security for Caribbean Countries During First-Ever DC Summit
The Latin Post - 1/27/2015 1:06:01 PM
"Meanwhile, we're in the midst of a seismic shift in the global economy: the ascendancy of the Americas as the epicenter of energy production ... Caribbean countries to "succeed as prosperous, secure, energy-independent neighbors -- not a world apart ...
Germany boosts onshore wind capacity by record amount in 2014
Yahoo News - 1/29/2015 12:27:51 PM
Renewable energy accounted for 25.8 percent of the country's power production mix in 2014 and is set to grow to 40-45 percent by 2025 and to 80 percent by 2050. Though still tiny by comparison, Germany's offshore wind capacity more than doubled by last ...
Unlocking Caribbean's energy potential
Jamaica Gleaner - 1/31/2015 4:54:31 AM
This means investing in clean energy, and saving energy through more efficient production and consumption ... power or clean natural gas power. A recent World Bank study showed that seven Eastern Caribbean countries have potential for geothermal energy ...
Wind power in Jamaica: Vestas secures 36 MW wind turbines order for the country’s largest wind farm
REVE - 1/29/2015 10:00:31 PM
The BMR Jamaica wind project has an estimated gross annual production ... wind energy in 73 countries, providing jobs for around 19,300 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world.
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 1/29/2015 9:24:44 PM
The king did opt for some continuity by keeping Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, who was instrumental in the decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to keep its oil production target ... fields ranging from energy to education.
Coal production drops in China for 1st time in 14 years as country switches to cleaner energy
FOX News - 1/24/2015 4:27:01 AM
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 ...
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.
Anguilla's Top Energy Officials Attend First-ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit In Washington, Hosted By Vice President Biden
StreetInsider - 1/28/2015 11:49:05 PM
Representing Anguilla were The Minister with Responsibility for Energy ... into production later this year and a waste to energy partnership expected to come on stream in the near future. With these initiatives, we will surpass almost all countries ...
Afghans want U.S. to play greater role in their country than planned, poll shows
Washington Post - 1/28/2015 11:56:14 PM
The poll, conducted in November by the Afghan Center for Socio-Economic and Opinion Research in collaboration with New York-based firm Langer Research Associates, surveyed a random sample of 2,051 Afghan men and women in most parts of the country.
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 ...