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
The Awesome Power Of The World's Most Boring Technology
Forbes - 9/19/2014 5:06:06 PM
But to those of us who toil in the world of energy efficiency ... it has increased by 40% in the rest of the country. Think of it. While California minted companies like Oracle, Yahoo and Google energy consumption was flat during the same time other ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 5:49:22 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.
PEW raises energy crisis concerns
The Express Tribune - 9/19/2014 9:59:35 PM
“Well-being of large number of people in developing countries is negatively affected by ... which is impeding welfare of masses across the world, he added. Electric power consumption in Pakistan was last measured at 449.32 kWh per capita, when it ranked ...
India's Push for Renewable Energy: Is It Enough?
National Geographic - 9/19/2014 6:39:09 PM
"We need a tenfold increase in investment in new and renewable energy and a long-term plan if we want to put a dent in our consumption ... the world's third largest producer and consumer of coal, chronic supply and transport problems have left the country ...
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Businessweek - 11/25/2013 10:27:53 AM
From a development standpoint, electricity consumption in Africa is depressingly low ... But because use is incredibly skewed, the considerable majority of the world’s countries will have to increase their consumption to meet a 3,000 kwh goal.
China pledges to cut carbon intensity by 45 per cent by 2020
Economic Times - 9/19/2014 11:36:49 AM
China's energy consumption per unit of GDP dropped by 4.2 per cent year-on- year and carbon intensity was cut by about 5 per cent, both representing the largest drops in years, he said. As a developing country, China is the world's largest greenhouse gas ...
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World ... nuclear power and renewables. Right after the release of the report, I wrote a short post discussing the highlights. Today I will take a deeper dive into oil production and consumption ...
One quarter of Austrian electricity could come from wind turbines by 2030: study
China - 9/19/2014 3:51:31 AM
Wind turbines in Austria currently produce 6.5 percent of the country's domestic electricity consumption, said a new study released Thursday, predicting that the figure could climb to 24 percent by the year 2030. The Austria Wind Energy Association study ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 6:51:40 PM
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 thermal units in 2040 ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 PM
Between World War II and 1970, there was a huge ramp-up in energy consumption per capita. There are several reasons why this might happen: • During this period, European countries and Japan were rebuilding after World War II. • There was a need to find ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of inexpensive fossil ...
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency
CleanTechnica - 7/20/2014 11:54:53 PM
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency ... The study praised Germany’s comprehensive energy strategy and awarded the country maximum points for its building codes, retrofit policies, and tax credit and loan programs. “Germany’s commitment ...
Renewable energy in the EU: which countries are set to reach their targets?
theguardian.com - 6/19/2012 11:52:27 AM
The bar chart above shows the share by country for 2010 and also the 2020 objectives. Targets were set for all member states by the 2009 Directive on renewable energy. The EU target for 2020 is to establish a 20% share of total energy consumption from ...
BP Releases Its ‘Statistical Review of World Energy 2014’
The Daily Fusion - 6/19/2014 5:14:59 PM
BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014: Global primary energy consumption increased by 2.3% in 2013 ... edition—also illustrates how geopolitical events in a number of countries continued to impact oil production in 2013, with Libya suffering ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Using data from British Petroleum’s 2013 statistical review of world energy, we calculated the countries with the largest reserves in three key fossil ... accounts for nearly half of the world’s coal consumption. The United Arab Emirates currently ...