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
India is now world's fastest-growing major polluter
Rediff India Abroad - 7/1/2015 6:34:36 AM
When most major countries have minimal or declining coal consumption, India’s coal consumption has grown by 11 per cent, the world’s largest volumetric increase for the year. Coal is the single biggest source of primary energy in India and China ...
Beijing Submits Carbon Reduction Pledge to U.N.
China Digital Times - 7/2/2015 9:21:03 PM
The Guardian reports: The pledge has been eagerly awaited as the country is the world’s largest carbon emitter. China said it would increase the share of non-fossil fuels as part of its primary energy consumption to about 20% by 2030, and peak emissions ...
As Saudis Keep Pumping, Thirst for Domestic Oil Swells
Wall Street Journal - 7/2/2015 8:09:28 PM
Other Middle Eastern countries face similar energy demands in the summer, but they have switched to natural gas for power generation. Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest consumer ... with a stated goal of reducing consumption by up to 30% by 2030.
China To Increase Wind Power, Solar Power Amid Move To Curb Carbon Emissions
chinatopix.com - 7/1/2015 6:13:08 AM
which accounts for about 66 percent of China's primary energy consumption and 35 percent higher than the world average, the country has been assertively investing in low-carbon energy development. China attempts to switch its power grid to cleaner energy ...
100% Renewable Energy For Cities – Is It Possible? Our Webinar Report
Sustainable Cities Collective - 7/2/2015 9:18:04 AM
... broke a record last year - account >60% net addition to world power capacity, >19% of final consumption. Avida said since 2000 renewable energy capacity has grown 120%, and countries with policies increase every year. Renewable energy is taking over ...
Rice Expert Alert: Saudi Arabia’s new king is invigorating the country’s energy sector
Newsroom America - 7/1/2015 3:38:38 PM
“Revamping Energy Policy ... of its internal consumption. Facing these evolutionary challenges will require new and innovative policies. As the younger generation of leaders consolidates its control in the coming months, the world will gain a clearer ...
Increased calorie consumption corresponds to weight gain levels across the globe
BMJ - 7/1/2015 5:51:39 AM
1 The study, in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization ... and the average weight dropped by 0.9 kg. The decreases in energy consumption in the other countries were much smaller. The authors said the study showed that the amount of food consumed ...
China on bold move to build low-carbon energy system
ECNS - 7/1/2015 2:45:32 AM
The country pledged to increase the use of natural ... Coal consumption accounts for about 66 percent of China's primary energy consumption, 35 percentage points higher than the world average. China vowed to raise the share of non-fossil fuels in its ...
How a Global Corporation Is Quietly Changing the World
The Huffington Post - 6/30/2015 12:48:01 PM
He talks frequently about how global resource consumption -- energy, water, crops and more -- directly ... It oversees 400 different consumer brands in 190 countries across the globe and is one of world's most desired places to work. Unconventional ...
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 ...
Now Available Spain Power Report Q3 2015
MENAFN - 7/2/2015 12:52:49 PM
Power Outlook long-Term Forecasts Regional long-term power forecasts covering electricity generation consumption and capacity for thermal hydroelectric and nuclear power. These are supported by a country specific ... (EIA) World Bank (WB) and United ...
$8 Trillion Alternative Energy Boom Is A Win For Copper
Seeking Alpha - 7/1/2015 7:17:33 AM
What this means is that as the world's population continues to grow, and as more people in developing and emerging countries gain access ... component in our ever-expanding energy needs. Global copper consumption is poised to increase not just because ...
ECOHZ Takes Pioneering Step in Asian Green Power Market
University Chronicle - 7/2/2015 9:18:04 AM
“I-REC solves a big problem for companies committed to using renewable electricity in all locations around the world. I-REC increases ... to documented renewable electricity consumption across different countries. I-REC simplifies customer claims and ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
The Energy ... world. “As the economies in the non-OECD countries continue to experience relatively fast growth, those countries will also be able to spend more for energy-consuming services,” the report states. One bit of good news: Energy consumption ...
The Fastest-Growing Energy Sector of 2015 and Beyond
Investment U - 6/27/2015 8:26:43 AM
I’ve been talking about renewable energy ... countries have targets of 100%. While at first that may sound ridiculous, there are plenty of small island nations with no offshore oil or natural gas deposits. For them, renewables make all the sense in the ...