Definition: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, 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 - consumption map
China tries to ditch its coal addiction, reduce energy intensity
Yahoo News - 3/5/2015 6:02:45 AM
"We will strive for zero-growth in the consumption of coal in key areas of the country," he said to parliament ... to take up most of share lost by coal. As the world's biggest consumer of energy and raw materials, China's slowing growth and restructuring ...
Energy efficiency key to future growth
The Daily Star - 3/5/2015 6:12:54 PM
distribution and consumption, they said. At present, the installed power generation capacity is hovering around 13,000 megawatts, while the real production is about 7,700MW, said Rajarshi Banerjee, country manager of ABB, one of the world's leading power ...
China to further streamline energy layout amid "new normal"
Xinhua News Agency - 3/5/2015 7:53:07 PM
BEIJING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- China will spare no effort to further optimize the country's energy structure ... 66 percent of China's primary energy consumption for the time being, 35 percentage points higher than the world average, according to Nur.
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the ... Most of the growth in energy consumption will occur in countries like China and India that rely on carbon-polluting coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity.
China pledges to boost clean energy, industrial restructuring
Rappler - 3/5/2015 4:51:10 AM
BEIJING, China – China's top state planning agency pledged on Thursday, March 5, to accelerate policies to promote cleaner and renewable sources of energy and ... for zero-growth in the consumption of coal in key areas of the country," Premier Li Keqiang ...
Minister: Egypt to generate additional 70 GW of electricity in next 10 years
egyptindependent.com - 3/5/2015 3:21:06 PM
You are about to be immersed in the blissful enjoyment of chocolate world like never ... Egypt has suffered from power crises for several years but last year the situation deteriorated significantly, with parts of the country facing approximately six ...
The 3 best states for renewable energy
Electric Light And Power - 3/5/2015 9:47:39 PM
If there's one thing we love in the United States, it's electricity. The U.S. is second overall in power consumed per year — following China — using nearly four trillion kilowatts in 2010, according to the CIA World Factbook. Not all states have the ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... consumed is likely to be a very energy-efficient economy. Conversely a country with huge energy consumption and relatively little GDP is unlikely to be efficient.
GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 Shatters Previous Records
Mobility Techzone - 3/5/2015 5:37:06 PM
The GSMA (News - Alert) today reported that more than 93,000* visitors from 200 countries attended the 2015 Mobile World Congress at the Fira ... environmental impact of the event, reducing electricity consumption and waste in printed materials ...
Bihar Needs to Ramp up Power Infrastructure to Provide Access for All
IndUS Business Journal - 3/5/2015 5:22:47 PM
Today, Bihar has the lowest per capita consumption of electricity in the country at 144 kWh against a national average ... is the need of the hour," said Sheoli Pargal, Economic Advisor, World Bank and author of the report. While making an urgent call ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- World energy consumption will rise 56 percent in the next three decades, driven by growth in developing countries such as China and India, the Energy Information Administration said. Demand will increase to 820 quadrillion British ...
Wind Power Beats Nuclear Energy Again in China
REVE - 3/5/2015 8:36:04 PM
China, the country that is building ... speeds for the year. The electricity generated by China’s wind farms in 2014—16 percent more than the year before—could power more than 110 million Chinese homes. China added a world record 23 gigawatts of ...
Reflections on South Africa's Challenges and Opportunities for Reform - Speech by David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director
EIN News Desk World News Report - 3/5/2015 7:10:10 PM
It is always profoundly moving to visit your country to witness the extraordinary ... for continued sluggish growth. Private consumption should strengthen, partly supported by households’ higher purchasing power as inflation falls. This, of course ...
Energy Quote of the Day: Did I Miss Where it Said There Will be Zero Demand for Oil by 2050?
Breaking Energy - 2/20/2015 3:07:53 PM
New technologies and efforts to cut carbon emissions offer potentially existential threats to the world’s most important ... forecasts calling for oil consumption to rise by 6.6 million barrels per day by 2020. But energy forecasting is a notoriously ...
Looking for a world leader
Washington Post - 3/5/2015 8:54:33 AM
But, our society is too hedonistic, too consumption oriented. And there is cowardness ... Why can’t we force a third world country hobbled by economic restrictions to give up its nuclear weapons program? Increasingly the answer is because we have a ...