Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
Serbia faces steep energy import bill following floods
Power Engineering - 7/29/2014 9:39:31 AM
Serbia’s power generation capacity has been compromised by recent floods and the country’s government is coming to terms with the fact that it will now have to increase its energy imports just ... by the European Union, World Bank and the United ...
Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says
South China Morning Post - 7/28/2014 7:56:19 PM
Food imports should be increased so the country can dedicate more of its scarce water supplies to energy production ... He said China, the world's top manufacturing nation, sent thousands of ships to overseas ports and many of them returned empty.
The secret world of power generation, and the arrival of Earth-spanning super grids
Extreme Tech - 7/30/2014 12:30:08 PM
import power from those same countries if you ever need it. Perhaps most impressively, though, it’s important to remember that the world’s electricity grids have almost no energy storage at all. With the exception of pumping water back to the top of ...
Which Countries Produce The Most Fossil Fuels?
The Energy Collective - 7/30/2014 3:07:37 PM
Today China is the world's biggest consumer of energy and the vast majority of that ... and they are both largely self-sufficient in terms of coal, but import large amounts of oil. Almost every developed country consumes more fossil fuels than it exports.
Oil path signals wrong way for world energy
Oil Voice - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Recent publication of this year's BP Statistical Review of World Energy illustrates ... and emerging non-OECD countries. Relative to the OECD group however, it remains far behind. Despite (or rather because of) its growing oil imports, economic change ...
Taxes on solar panels: Say bye to cheap electricity
Dawn - 7/24/2014 4:12:00 PM
Pakistan has been blessed with one of the highest solar irradiation figures in the world; thus ... s generation is from thermal sources, the country will have to further increase imports of furnace oil for electricity generation. Consumption and production ...
EU Introduces Energy Savings Goal of 30% by 2030
the9billion.com - 7/27/2014 11:53:44 PM
... at a more local country-by-country basis. The new target is aimed at helping member states to decrease their dependence on fossil fuels, as every 1% in energy savings is expected to translate into a fall in gas imports of 2.6%. The new target is also ...
15% of electricity from renewables (From Runcorn and Widnes World)
Runcorn and Widnes World - 7/31/2014 1:26:13 PM
More than a third (36%) of the ... in green energy is accelerating, with 2013 a record year, with almost £8 billion invested across range of renewable technologies. "Having a strong UK renewable sector helps to reduce our foreign imports of energy ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt ... Not surprising, the countries with the most energy-efficient economies are those who import their energy supplies. Japan leads the way. It is, after all, birthplace of the Kyoto Protocols ...
The EU Wants To Get 30 Percent More Energy Efficient By 2030
Think Progress - 7/23/2014 12:02:39 PM
For every 1 percent increase in energy savings, EU gas imports are predicted ... Despite leading the world in energy efficiency, Germany uses more coal to generate electricity than any other EU country, according to the report.
Energy Exports Promote Prosperity and Bolster National Security
The Heritage Foundation - 7/23/2014 6:36:21 PM
Opening markets to both imports and exports fosters innovation ... but it would send an important signal to Russia and the rest of the world that any country that derives power from controlling energy interests will have less power in the future.
China must import food to divert water supply to energy production, says Environment official
Daily News and Analysis - 7/28/2014 8:57:46 AM
China should boost imports of ... the world's top manufacturing nation, sends thousands of ships to overseas ports and many of them return empty. Filling them with grain would be an ideal solution. "We cannot skip over energy, and if we open up our minds ...
Coal exporters not backing down despite glut; could China enter the market too?
Mining - 7/31/2014 7:52:46 PM
According to data available with SNL Energy, coal shipments from seven major exporting countries during the January ... China still consumes 50% of the world's thermal coal and forms 20% to 30% of all the coal import demand today, making it the driver ...
China reduces exposure to GCC imports
Arab Times - 7/24/2014 8:29:42 PM
China is the world’s highest energy consumer, and continues to rely on GCC countries for a large chunk of its oil supplies. Interestingly, in 2014, in line with the deceleration in China’s imports growth, the share of imports from GCC countries is also ...
EU agrees to improve energy efficiency 30% by 2030
theguardian.com - 7/23/2014 1:21:23 PM
“In its dying days, the outgoing commission has tabled another gutless plan on energy that is a gift to the oligarchs of this world. An ambitious efficiency target would drastically cut the need for expensive imports ... that a country which has just ...