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
Will Improved Energy Efficiency Lead to Increased Energy Consumption in the Developing World? Quite Possibly
The Energy Collective - 10/22/2014 11:57:56 PM
A new report from the US Breakthrough Institute (BTI) provides evidence that historical improvements in the energy efficiency ... the industrialising world will be significantly larger than those currently seen within developed countries.
Rwanda: World Energy Day Marked Amid Calls to Embrace Energy Efficient Products
AllAfrica - 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
Rwanda is today celebrating the World Energy Day. The annual event is organised ... to a nation where 85 per cent of energy consumption is from biomass, she added. The country's current energy capacity is 119MW and is expected to increase to 563MW by ...
“It’s cool at 25″: environment ministry launches energy saving campaign
Minivan News - 10/23/2014 11:03:39 AM
Electricity used for air-conditioning accounts for 60 to 70 percent of energy consumption by households and offices in the Maldives, Minister of Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim has revealed. In his message on the occasion of World Energy Day ...
Saving Energy For Improved Competitiveness
Textile World - 10/21/2014 5:25:25 PM
Energy costs are among the most important cost factors in textile production. Apart from cutting-edge machinery, a professional energy management system with integrated monitoring can achieve considerable savings. Textile World talked to Giuseppe Gherzi ...
Here's How Natural Gas Is Transforming Economies Around The World
The Business Insider - 10/23/2014 10:49:20 AM
Consumption of natural gas now accounts for nearly 25 percent of global primary energy consumption ... a sharp surge in U.S. gas production has made the country the world’s largest natural gas producer, and soon expected to become a net exporter of ...
Another Round on Energy Rebound
The New York Times The Opinion Pages - 10/24/2014 12:21:12 PM
But one thing we do know is that energy consumption in the developing world will grow significantly over the next ... our op-ed was not LED lights or their inventors. Nor was it poor countries that will use LEDs to raise living standards.
Positive but not adequate
The Daily Star - 10/25/2014 5:27:49 PM
The EU, following a summit in Brussels, has agreed to reduce its carbon emission by at least 40 percent in comparison with 1990 levels, provide at least 27 percent of EU energy from renewable sources by 2030 and cut energy consumption by at least 27 percent.
China’s coal consumption drops for first time this century
Responding To Climate Change - 10/22/2014 10:32:02 PM
China’s coal use has fallen for the first time this century – a turning point for a country which currently consumes almost half of the world’s coal supplies. Consumption dropped ... as well as setting targets for energy and climate, between 2016 ...
SSA energy system a threat to regions economic hopes
Ghana News Agency - 10/21/2014 2:55:05 PM
Despite rising incomes, bio-energy consumption continues ... tariffs are often very high by world standards, despite often being held below the cost of supply. Oil products are subsidised in many oil-producing countries. Where subsidies exist, they are ...
The world's biggest energy hogs aren't who you think they are
The Christian Science Monitor - 10/1/2014 11:51:13 AM
Of all the countries in the world, including the richest and largest oil producers ... Landlocked Luxembourg is almost totally dependent on energy imports, mostly oil and gas. Energy consumption has increased 32 percent since 1990, with transportation ...
Research and Markets: Emerging Renewable Energy Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Yahoo Finance - 10/24/2014 12:21:12 PM
SSA is expected to grow rapidly in terms of economic development, population and power consumption. Africa, which houses about 13% of the world's population ... for renewable energy technologies, various countries' governments have formulated plans ...
UPDATE 1-Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess
Reuters - 10/22/2014 9:38:56 AM
India-based firms may mine coal for consumption or sale - order NEW ... by foreign companies if they set up units in the country, opening the door for global giants like Rio Tinto to access the world's fifth-largest coal reserves, a source familiar with ...
New Market Research Report: Kazakhstan Power Report Q4 2014
eTV Futures - 10/21/2014 1:29:11 PM
now available We expect healthy growth in Kazakhstan’s power sector over BMI’s 10-year forecast period to 2023 , in terms of generation and consumption. Coal will retain its dominance, accounting for over 80% of the country’s energy generation by 2023.
Saft megawatt scale Li-ion energy storage systems will support the world’s largest solar PV-diesel hybrid power plant in South
Bloomberg - 10/24/2014 11:09:37 AM
Saft is the world leader in space and defence batteries with its Li-ion technologies which are also deployed in the energy storage, transportation and telecommunication network markets. More than 3,800 employees in 18 countries, 14 manufacturing sites and ...
How Modi plans to end India's power mess
Rediff India Abroad - 10/22/2014 10:07:34 AM
Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters India could allow commercial coal mining by foreign companies if they set up units in the country ... only Indian power, steel and cement companies can mine coal for their own consumption. Commercial mining is ...