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
China Shale Boom Fizzles as Clean Energy, Imports Take Lead
Bloomberg - 11/21/2014 3:41:14 AM
China, which has the world’s largest shale gas reserves, awarded 18 companies exploration rights in two auctions in 2011 and 2012, in an attempt to replicate the U.S. shale boom and cut its reliance on imports. Only one of these, state-owned energy giant ...
What’s the cost if energy assets get stranded?
macrobusiness.com.au - 11/21/2014 12:42:17 AM
India also signalled its aim to end coal imports within ... to expect when the world implements policies to limit global warming to 2C. The Australian government is relying on BREE’s energy projections when producing the country’s over-arching energy ...
Goyal: may stop thermal coal imports in 2-3 years
Reuters - 11/12/2014 10:32:46 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has asked Coal India, the world's ... be able to stop imports of thermal coal." Coal generates three-fifths of India's power, but a shortage of the fuel means millions still go without electricity and power cuts ...
Possible to stop imports of thermal coal in 2-3 yrs: Goyal
Money Control - 11/12/2014 8:16:46 AM
India, the world's third-largest buyer ... three years we should be able to stop imports of thermal coal." Coal generates three-fifths of India's power, but a shortage of the fuel means millions still go without electricity and power cuts are common.
COLUMN-China energy targets show intent, picks winners and losers: Russell
Reuters - 11/20/2014 4:46:51 AM
However, all the indications from China's leaders have been that the world's largest polluter ... distance transmission lines to carry electricity to the more populated east of the country. This doesn't mean coal imports will drop to zero, but the 7.7 ...
Canadian crude imports likely to keep falling -NEB
Reuters - 11/13/2014 9:44:28 PM
Canada has the world's third-largest crude reserves behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, most of which are located in the oil sands in northern Alberta. The country still imports crude oil, however, because of limited transport infrastructure connecting ...
Plant closure to slash Italy's 2014 thermal coal imports: Assocarboni
Platts - 11/21/2014 2:04:00 PM
Italian imports of thermal coal are expected to drop ... "The opposite trend on coal we are seeing in Italy, compared to the rest of the world, demonstrates the weakness of the country's energy policy," said Andrea Clavarino, Assocarboni chairman.
Americans Win with American Energy
Breaking Energy - 11/18/2014 10:07:10 PM
eventually got the country up and running again. In 2012 Japan consumed 37% of the world’s liquefied natural gas (LNG). The past few years have seen some upheavals in the balance of energy security around the Pacific. America, which used to be the world ...
India May Stop Thermal Coal Imports In Two To Three Years: Power and Coal Minister
International Business Times - 11/12/2014 6:25:13 PM
(Reuters) - India, the world's third-largest ... years we should be able to stop imports of thermal coal." Coal generates three-fifths of India's power, but a shortage of the fuel means millions still go without electricity and power cuts are common.
Solar panel makers urge govt to curb cheap imports
The Daily Star - 11/20/2014 5:32:47 PM
China and European countries. Manufacturers have urged the government to discourage imports of low-grade panels and sought policy support to help protect and flourish the local industry. “We want specific and effective policies on renewable energy ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
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 ...
China unveils energy strategy, targets for 2020
GBTIMES - 11/20/2014 7:52:58 AM
The country is also a major importer of coal, oil, natural gas and uranium. Nearly 60 percent of oil and over 30 percent of natural gas currently rely on imports. China used 21.5 percent of global energy and generated 12.3 percent of the world's GDP.
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing ... With large oil and natural gas reserves and close proximity, Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports. The development of the Bakken and Athabasca oil sands ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
The Energy Collective - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing at larger rates ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world, a ranking it earned ... energy use, energy sources, risk mitigation and biodiversity. For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements or ...