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, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
UK fifth most energy efficient country in the world
Energy Live News - 7/25/2016 10:58:03 PM
The UK has been ranked the fifth most energy efficient country in the world. A report by the American Council for ... reduce dependence on energy imports and reduce pollution. Yet energy efficiency remains massively underutilised globally despite its ...
‘Renewable energy sources must be tapped to bring down the fuel import burden’
The Hindu Business Line - 7/24/2016 5:15:39 PM
But renewable energy resources can help bring down the fuel import burden. As part of its effort to tackle climate change, India has committed to increase renewable energy capacity to 175 GW by 2025, which is a target unmatched by any other country.
Panama Papers Reveal Wide Use of Shell Companies by African Officials
New York Times - 7/25/2016 4:07:03 AM
The Panama Papers project, organized by the international journalists’ consortium, has involved more than 400 reporters around the world and has set off criminal investigations in many countries ... Algeria’s energy minister from 1999 to 2010 ...
Wind energy ‘saves’ Ireland €70 million this year
energydigital.com - 7/11/2016 11:57:37 PM
In the first six months of 2016, wind energy ... imports. According to figures compiled by the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA), domestic wind energy has met 22 percent of Ireland’s total electricity demand since the start of this year. The country ...
Argentina cuts domestic logistics costs for LNG imports
Platts - 7/25/2016 1:25:24 PM
has been trying to cut energy import costs since taking office in December, saying poor planning and corruption under the previous populist-left administration inflated the costs. Macri has set a goal of weaning the country off LNG imports by 2021-22 by ...
Excelerate Energy and Petrobangla Sign Final Agreements for Bangladesh's First LNG Import Terminal
Yahoo Finance - 7/25/2016 9:36:20 AM
Moheshkhali Floating LNG will be the world's first fully integrated turnkey floating LNG terminal whereby all services will be provided under a single contract by a single provider -- Excelerate Energy. Excelerate will fully develop, design, construct ...
South Korea to pick spent nuclear fuel site by 2028, eyes overseas storage
Reuters - 7/25/2016 6:58:51 AM
South Korea is the world's fifth-biggest user of nuclear power, which accounts about a third of the country's electricity, but has yet to find a permanent solution for its spent nuclear fuel. A government advisory body said last year the government should ...
Government issues 6 000 import licences, 75 percent to South African products
financialgazette.co.zw - 7/25/2016 3:19:56 PM
The southern African country enforced a Consignment ... observed that most certificates were issued on imports coming from South Africa constituting 75 percent, followed by China, and the rest of the world,” said the minister of Industry and Commerce ...
Feather in the cap: India home to 12% of world’s bird species
The Hindu - 7/24/2016 1:30:45 AM
A group of ornithologists have come up with the first definitive checklist of Indian birds, putting the number of species across the country at 1,263. With that figure, India accounts for 12 per cent of the total number of bird species in the world ...
Remote Highland community set to generate own hydro energy
The Scotsman - 7/25/2016 4:38:40 PM
A remote Highland community is set to generate their own green power at the site of what is believed to be the country ... and the world’s first underground railway in London. The new project, which will generate up to 100kw of electricity, will ...
Russian volunteers ready for the World Cup after EURO experience
FIFA - 7/25/2016 1:39:43 PM
Twenty Russian volunteers from 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Volunteer Centres spent over ... “Tournaments of this scale are a celebration for all the countries involved,” explained Nikita Strunin from Moscow, who assisted with the activation of ...
The Death of World Heritage Sites
La Nación - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
But there are alternatives. The country has significant potential for renewable-energy production, and it is already a world leader in rooftop solar energy. Of course, the responsibility to avert dangerous anthropogenic climate change does not fall only on ...
Trump’s New World Order
Politico - 7/22/2016 9:54:12 AM
TRUMP’S NEW WORLD ... that country since 2001, said Chad Bown, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Those earlier duties, on stainless steel bar, were removed in 2007, "so the U.S. has not had any anti-dumping import ...
From Madison to Africa: Local ideas aim to help utility-challenged countries
Madison - 7/24/2016 6:52:52 AM
That’s not the case, though, for millions of people who live in remote areas around the world with no electricity or broadband access ... 1,700 design concepts were submitted from more than 30 countries; 136 won awards. Franchino said he was thrilled ...
Has the world forgotten about Afghanistan?
WUWM - 7/25/2016 4:52:59 PM
The protesters were demanding electricity ... the world. “I think it’s very clear by now that the world has forgotten Afghanistan,” Sarwary said. Sarwary said that Afghanistan has progressed since the Taliban lost control of the country in 2001.