Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated 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 - production map
When America Stops Importing Energy
New York Times - 5/23/2013 1:08:13 AM
Breakthroughs in drilling technology have opened access to enough new oil and gas reserves in the United States to dramatically ... Fast forward to 2013. As America drives toward a new era of energy self-sufficiency, Washington will be less ...
Electricity: World Bank to assist Nigeria generate 2,000MW
Punch - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
The Country Director for Nigeria, World Bank, Ms. Marie-Francoise Marie ... four dams in the country to help boost agricultural production through irrigation. She said, “Everybody understands that power is critical to the economy. We are not only ...
American energy independence: the great shake-up
The Boston Globe - 5/26/2013 4:39:25 AM
Presidents since Richard Nixon have promised that America would someday wean itself of its reliance ... but is at 7 million now and will be at 8.5 million by the end of 2014. If these trends continue, the United States will be able to supply ...
Big New Investments in Wind Energy Across the Country and Around the World
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2013 3:34:23 PM
But the growth in wind power is an international trend as well. The World Wind Energy Association recently announced that Iceland's move into wind energy makes it the 100th country to utilize wind power. If that doesn't seem appropriate for the upcoming ...
Global oil boom forcing Saudi Arabia to cut oil production
fuelfix.com - 5/23/2013 12:46:45 AM
The prediction is in line with a report from the International Energy Agency, which said last week that most of the world’s ... it said production appears to be about 15.1 million barrels per day. Other OPEC countries are maintaining average ...
Fuel production rise to combat shortages
dailynewsegypt.com - 5/25/2013 5:05:04 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has announced its plans to boost its production capacity of petroleum to a million barrel per day, as the country faces energy shortages leading to recurring blackouts that have fueled ...
GLOBAL: Tool for deciding on food vs fuel
IRIN - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
Global bio-ethanol production was around 40 billion ... especially in countries applying intensive farming practices, which eventually lower output. "Now, with rising energy prices and improved bio-energy conversion technologies, energy prices and ...
23 countries including Ghana has achieved “EITI compliant” status
Spy Ghana - 5/26/2013 12:07:24 AM
The United Kingdom and France announced today their intention to implement EITI, joining the United States, which made a commitment in 2011. The new EITI Standard announced Wednesday results from over a year of negotiations between the governments ...
IAN BREMMER: The Potential Of America's Energy Revolution Is Staggering
San Francisco Gate - 5/23/2013 1:08:13 AM
Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer and co-author Kenneth Hersh write in a New York Times op-ed today that America's domestic energy production renaissance will remake the world ... That's because other countries are discovering that they too possess ...
The Most Expensive Place in the World for Oil Companies
WTOP - 5/25/2013 6:23:48 PM
For instance, Chevron said in December that its budget for the Gorgon ... For instance, Woodside Petroleum, Australia's biggest oil and gas producer, shelved its Browse LNG project because of the project's deteriorating economics, while Royal Dutch Shell ...
Algeria under pressure over energy industry
United Press International - 5/24/2013 8:05:12 PM
ALGIERS, Algeria, May 24 (UPI) -- Algeria's government is under growing pressure to ease its much-criticized foreign energy investment laws following this month's BP warning it may delay important projects in the North African state's gas-rich ...
Production value of Taiwan's green energy equipment grows in Q1
eTaiwan News - 5/25/2013 1:08:50 PM
Taipei, May 25 (CNA) Production value of equipment, components and parts in Taiwan's green energy sector grew in the first quarter of the year on the back of improving solar energy industry, according to a government report. In a recent report, the ...
Chevron Can Bubble To $145 On Improving Production Outlook
Forbes - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
Chevron’s ongoing large scale natural gas projects ... oil and natural gas prices. Chevron generated more than $230 billion in revenues during 2012 while net earning totaled more than $26 billion. The shares are trading around $125 currently.
Graph of the Day: Solar grid parity in 102 countries
reneweconomy.com.au - 5/24/2013 4:37:37 PM
It highlights the extent of “grid parity” for solar PV across the world – it is now in 102 countries. This definition of “grid parity” is the cost of rooftop solar versus the cost of electricity sourced from the grid – this is sometimes known ...
World's largest dam to power African continent
Fiji Times - 5/25/2013 9:58:33 PM
WORK on the world's biggest hydroelectric dam will start in October 2015 in the Democratic Republic of Congo after talks between DR Congo and international officials. Yesterday's meeting on the proposed Inga dam on the Congo river also involved ...