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
Why Are OPEC Countries Abandoning Oil Consumption?
The Motley Fool - 5/17/2013 1:43:58 AM
... does not fundamentally change its electricity production or consumption, the country could expect to consume as much as 8 million barrels per day of liquid fuel -- oil or natural gas liquids -- by 2030. The United Arab Emirates is also home ...
US energy revolution gathers pace
Financial Times - 5/17/2013 9:07:47 AM
... role of the US in world energy markets was underlined on Friday as the Obama administration approved wider exports of liquefied natural gas and international companies committed billions of dollars for new infrastructure. The developments were both ...
Renewable-energy consumption by state.
Slate - 5/17/2013 1:11:10 PM
California and Texas might be leading the nation’s rollout of solar and wind power, respectively, but Washington, where hydroelectric dams provide over 60 percent of the state’s energy, was the country’s biggest user of renewable power in ...
Can poop save the world? Absolutely, says scientist David Walter-Toews
New York Daily News - 5/17/2013 6:54:46 PM
Improve our food supply Manure can be used more directly in integrated ... Waterloo County, Ontario, where I live, is situated in the Grand River watershed. This area is home to some of the world's leading computer engineers and physics researchers.
OAS study says countries should consider decriminalizing drug use
Los Angeles Times - 5/17/2013 9:32:15 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Organization of American States said Friday that countries should consider decriminalizing drug use, a shift backed by several Latin American leaders but opposed by the United States. Decriminalization could be one of ...
Facelift Access Hire: simple innovations for big energy savings
The Guardian - 5/16/2013 8:57:38 PM
These include everything from low carbon vehicles to paperless communications, LED lighting and a new wood-fuelled boiler ... The managing director also changed his car from a Porsche Cayenne to a Vauxhall Ampera, an extended range electric vehicle ...
Tullow Oil Tackles IT Energy Consumption and Reduces Energy Costs with Verismic Software
PR Inside - 5/17/2013 10:33:41 AM
Tullow Oil has implemented Verismic Power Manager software across all of its 2,800 PCs in use at multiple sites across 25 countries in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia. Tullow Oil is now able to create a baseline of energy consumption and then ...
A powerful use for spoiled food
Los Angeles Times - 5/16/2013 1:26:40 PM
At Ralphs, one of the oldest and largest supermarket chains on the West Coast, it helps keep the power on. In a sprawling Compton distribution center that the company shares with its fellow Kroger Co. subsidiary Food 4 Less, organic matter ...
United Nations Foundation Welcomes Sustainable Energy Network of Ghana
San Francisco Gate - 5/15/2013 6:28:30 PM
The United Nations Foundation today welcomed the launch of the Sustainable Energy Network Ghana (SENG). Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The United Nations Foundation today welcomed the launch of the Sustainable Energy Network Ghana (SENG). SENG is a ...
U.S. Energy Policy Should Take a Lesson From Germany’s Energiewende
Bloomberg - 5/15/2013 6:49:59 PM
“Energiewende” may not be a household word in the United States today, but U.S. citizens and policymakers are likely to hear more about it. It’s the name of Germany's ambitious energy transformation, which aims to move the country to at ...
South Korea May Launch World’s Most Ambitious Cap And Trade Market
CleanTechnica - 5/18/2013 2:57:21 PM
With roughly 18 months until launch, South Korea appears ready to create the world’s most ambitious cap and trade market, with the highest global price on carbon. These findings jump from a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) white paper ...
World Energy Solutions Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha - 5/14/2013 1:57:40 PM
Welcome to the World Energy Solutions First Quarter 2013 Earnings Call ... have conducted for a recently acquired subsidiary caused the new parent to evaluate and use our process. As a result, we more than doubled our business. Demonstrating the stickiness ...
Amanpour to girls: It's time to power the world
CNN - 5/17/2013 3:41:29 PM
CNN Films' "Girl Rising," airing June 16, tells the stories of Amina and other girls from around the world and how the power of education can change the world. Learn more about the girls' inspiring stories. (CNN)-- Dear Girls of the World, There ...
GVSU energy center to use state grant to study solar energy installations in the Muskegon area
MLive.com - 5/15/2013 5:59:52 PM
... grant put solar photovoltaic panels on some houses to generate electricity while others were equipped with solar hot air and hot water systems. Each house was winterized for energy efficiency before the solar system was installed. Overall, MAREC ...
Energy Dept. backs Texas LNG export plan
Yahoo! News - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
A drilling boom has lowered natural gas prices while boosting production by one-third since 2005. Natural gas production reached an all-time high of 25.3 trillion cubic feet last year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In recent ...