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
India needs Rs 9 lakh cr investment for energy demand by 2040: IEA
Financial Express - 11/27/2015 8:45:42 AM
“India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy ... the world average,” he said. By 2040, India will become the largest source of worldwide coal demand growth, most of which is met by expanded domestic production.
India needs investment of $140bln per year to meet energy demand: IEA
Commodity Online - 11/27/2015 12:49:05 PM
Taking into account the achievement of universal electricity access and anticipated demographic trends that will make India the most populous country in the world, India has to ... which is met by expanded domestic production. Oil demand also increases ...
World could be fossil fuel free by 2050
ecomento.com - 11/26/2015 2:23:20 PM
The researchers estimate converting to renewable energy will create 20 million new jobs world wide — more than enough to offset the loss of jobs in the fossil fuel sector. Every country would ... invested in fossil fuel production and the manufacture ...
Global Warming: Top 5 Countries Most Responsible for Global Warming, COP21 Paris Climate Conference This November
Food World News - 11/25/2015 5:49:07 AM
Brazil has committed to specific deforestation policy changes and to increase electricity production from ... pollution that plague the country. After more than a year of tanking numbers, the biggest fast food chain in the world, McDonald's, recently ...
Coal Use to Decrease, Replaced by Natural Gas, Renewables in Developed Countries, Report Predicts
The Street - 11/24/2015 2:54:20 PM
The use of coal is projected to decrease in several OECD countries ... Energy Agency. The power generation sector is expected to lead the way towards a decarbonized energy system. Earlier this month, the International Energy Agency released the World ...
Climate debate: measure emissions by consumption, not production
Australian Financial Review - 11/24/2015 11:58:22 PM
To date, measures commonly used to scale countries' emissions ... emissions at the point of production, rather than consumption, provides an incomplete picture of changes in emissions over time. When it comes to energy security, we need to understand ...
World Bank sets out plan to bolster Africa against climate change
Reuters - 11/24/2015 6:50:33 PM
BARCELONA, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Bank aims to drive more funding into efforts to help African countries withstand climate change impacts and boost their clean energy production through a $16 billion plan revealed on Tuesday.
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.
Experts discuss how to build a carbon-free energy industry
The Guardian - 11/25/2015 12:37:08 PM
For any such agreement to work, however, it must include a transition from high-carbon, fossil-fuelled energy production ... led the World Energy Council [WEC] recently to downgrade the UK from AAA to AAB rating for its energy policy. “All countries ...
India will seek 'climate justice for billions of poor of this world' at Paris climate change meet
Firstpost - 11/23/2015 7:10:14 AM
Prakash Javadekar called on industrialised countries to commit to more stringent targets to free up "carbon space" for the developing world to generate emissions ... instead defiantly vowing to double coal production by 2020. It argues stricter emissions ...
The Least Developed Countries Report 2015
ReliefWeb - 11/25/2015 6:49:22 PM
In a bold move, UNCTAD’s The Least Developed Countries Report ... access to water, electricity and sanitation by 2030 are to be achieved, based on United Nations population projections. The data for 2000–2012 are from the World Bank’s World ...
World dilemma: Coal might be dirty, but it’s still abundant and cheap
The Columbus Dispatch - 11/26/2015 1:04:35 PM
Stricter air-emissions regulations in Europe, the production ... the world needs to decide how much energy from fossil fuels is “reasonable” considering the consumption patterns and development stages of different countries, he said.
China’s Investment in Renewable Energy Surpasses Europe, U.S. Combined
PennEnergy - 11/25/2015 1:20:05 PM
As an example, China has implemented the multi-step electricity pricing mechanism, which is proving more effective than eliminating the subsidies for fossil fuel production ... in the Gobi Desert. The country has become the world’s largest wind power ...
France’s nuclear industry on back foot over new energy law
Financial Times - 11/27/2015 9:00:01 AM
Designed to shift France on to a greener footing ahead of next week’s climate change conference in Paris, the adoption of a new energy law has instead alarmed the country’s powerful ... shortfall in nuclear energy production and targeted a 40 per ...