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
Germany's Energy Transition Breaks The Energiewende Paradox
Forbes - 7/2/2015 6:54:54 AM
Electricity costs are still one of the highest in the world. Electricity production in Germany ... and increasing power imports from other countries in the European Union, particularly France. But Germany already imports over half of its energy.
Asian imports of Iran oil hit highest this year as nuclear talks drag
Reuters - 6/30/2015 6:21:29 AM
A deal between Iran and six world powers would resolve a 12-year standoff ... with the Chinese shipments hitting the lowest in four months as overall crude imports dropped during the country's spring refinery maintenance season. Japan's purchases rose ...
Epidemic of obesity and overweight linked to increased food energy supply
Medical Xpress - 6/30/2015 10:06:22 PM
Obesity - a global health problem - is increasing in many countries in step with increases in the food energy supply, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization ... country-wide stocks and imports with their exports ...
Africa: Lessons From South Korea Nuclear Energy Usage
AllAfrica - 6/27/2015 11:57:18 PM
A number of developed countries in the world are already implementing this although ... Italy and Denmark but they import nearly 10% of their power from nuclear energy. Only eight countries are known to have a nuclear weapons capability, while 56 operate ...
This country just became the world's No. 3 oil importer
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/19/2015 4:35:49 PM
India is now the world’s third largest importer of crude oil after the United States and China. The country’s oil imports have steadily climbed ... The International Energy Agency predicts that India will burn through 4.1 million barrels per day ...
Enviros worry Brazilian beef imports could serve up a side of Amazon tree-cutting
Washington Examiner - 7/1/2015 4:18:36 AM
Climate-conscious groups warned that the U.S. decision Tuesday to end restrictions on Brazilian beef imports must not encourage greater ... reduced carbon emissions more than any other countries in the world. In Brazil, this includes very impressive ...
U.S. energy production at historic levels
NWI - 6/26/2015 1:42:52 PM
At the same time, net imports fell by more than half in 2014 ... too judgmental about the use of coal when we consider the needs of other countries around the world." Renewable energy grew significantly last year and represented 30 percent of all energy ...
Renewable Energy can unlock socio-economic benefits for Islands
REVE - 7/2/2015 9:25:13 AM
“The development of local renewable resources in these island nations would decrease their dependency on fuel imports ... countries in many parts of the world,” said Mr. Amin. “It has never been cheaper for small island states to reduce electricity ...
China’s demand for energy may not increase until 2017
The Business Insider - 6/22/2015 10:37:20 PM
China now consumes 23.2% of all energy consumed on Earth and clearly what happens in China will impact the whole world. Figure 1 ... now uses more energy than it produces and has growing import dependence (Figure 4). The x-axis is scaled from 1981 since ...
US economist pens energy plan for Spain protest party
MENAFN - 6/22/2015 6:05:19 PM
He said that way Spain would save more money by reducing its reliance on energy ... released the Country Reports on Terrorism finding that nearly 33,000 people were killed and 34,700 injured in almost 13,500 terrorist attacks around the world
Irena reports on island nations’ renewable energy needs
The National - 7/2/2015 1:21:27 PM
“Renewable energy is no longer just the best choice socially and environmentally, it is also the best choice economically for many countries in many parts of the world,” said Irena ... their dependency on fuel imports and reduce risks associated ...
New Iron Curtain” in East Partnership Countries: it’s not so simple!
neurope.eu - 6/30/2015 12:26:33 PM
This perception relates to the signature of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (DCFTA) and ensuing geopolitical divisions of the“Russian world” and countries facing ... good prices for natural gas imports. The decision was initiated ...
Liquefied Natural Gas Market to Reach US$196.4 million by 2019 owing to Rise in Demand for Electricity: Transparency Market Research
Market Watch - 6/29/2015 9:57:25 AM
Due to a rise in demand for electricity and rising awareness ... This raises the total carbon footprint. Countries such as Spain and France utilize LNG to lower the reliance on oil imports as well as to prevent pollution via combustion of fossil fuels.
Oil is bringing China and the Arab world closer economically. Politics will follow
Pakistan Defence - 6/25/2015 2:45:30 AM
In 2015 it became the world’s biggest importer of crude, half of it—more than 3m barrels a day—from the Middle East (see chart). By 2035 China’s imports ... Arab countries turn east. In part, this reflects the revolution in the energy market ...
Solar module makers say duties necessary to survive Chinese imports
plant.ca - 6/29/2015 2:22:16 PM
The counter argument: anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese imports would keep Canadian prices higher and could make it more difficult to eliminate the gap between the cost of producing solar power and the price of buying electricity off the power grid.