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
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Oil accounted for 33 percent of all the energy consumed in the world in 2013 ... The US continues to lead the world in increasing oil production, while developing countries — in particular the Asia Pacific region — have added the vast majority of ...
Bobby Jindal says Obama denies science of US energy boom. Is he right?
The Christian Science Monitor - 9/16/2014 8:22:55 PM
Domestic production is particularly exceptional relative to the rest of the world, which hasn’t undertaken ... that the rig count there has been flat. What’s a country to do with that kind of energy windfall? Which policies will maximize the benefit ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
We then calculated the total value of the reserves by using current global ... market has made China extremely influential in the world energy trade. Natural gas production is increasing in the country, but coal remains China’s primary energy source.
Global Renewable Energy: 2009 - 2018
TheSacramento Bee - 9/15/2014 5:39:28 PM
Around 138 countries across the world had set renewable energy targets for ... That renewables is the fastest growing energy source for actual electricity production globally, increasing at 3.1 percent per year, is indication of its outlook.
Energy Author Steffy: Renewable Energy Development May Be Harming Global Poor, Elderly
News Max - 9/16/2014 12:37:38 PM
Like it or not, in the developed world, the shift ... of their power from renewable energy sources, the highest percentage of any developed country. "Even as [Germany] sets records nearly every month for renewable power production, the changes have ...
Canada Tops The World In Forest Degradation Thanks To Climate Change, Logging And Energy Development
Think Progress - 9/5/2014 3:13:51 PM
Canada leads the world in forest degradation ... heavily-forested region in the country, home to 29 percent of the country’s total forested land. Many of the region’s forests are used as crops for timber or paper production, so total forested area ...
World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production
Oil Price - 11/11/2013 11:59:04 PM
The IEA released the 2013 edition of its much-anticipated World Energy Outlook ... will need to be addressed for Iraq to nearly triple its oil production over the next 20 years. The other country in which the IEA is placing its faith is Brazil.
FACTBOX-Oil production cost estimates by country
Reuters - 7/28/2009 5:19:37 AM
It also gives the International Energy Agency's more general assessment of costs for the oil-producing regions of the world. ESTIMATES BY COUNTRY Saudi Arabian crude ... In Nigeria, production in ultra-deep water fields can reach $30 a barrel compared ...
U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years, Report Says
New York Times - 11/11/2012 11:55:17 PM
That increased oil production, combined with new American policies to improve energy efficiency ... United States and many other countries. The report said that several other factors could also have a large impact on world energy markets over the next ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
More important, Japan has very little domestic energy production and is forced to import most ... Not surprisingly, the countries are wealthy and among the world’s greenest as well, according to the Environmental Performance Index, a joint product ...
Which countries produce the most coal?
Greenbang - 7/25/2012 11:55:42 PM
While the world continues ... just 2 percent of global energy use. China, not surprisingly, accounted for the lion’s share – 71 percent – of the global increase in energy consumption last year. Coal production in that country rose by 8.8 percent ...
Which Countries Produce The Most Fossil Fuels?
The Energy Collective - 7/29/2014 11:58:31 PM
So, which countries lead the world in extracting fossil fuels from the ground ... Similarly, oil is almost never used for the production of electricity or steel. So, the economic value of each fuel is largely ignored by this measure.
China to double production of solar energy systems by 2017
Hydrogen Fuel News - 8/25/2014 2:29:38 PM
In 2013, China established a new world record in terms of installed solar energy capacity ... in the clean energy field. While the country currently accounts for a staggering 64% of global solar panel production, it is looking to find more success in ...
U.S. Oil Production Keeping World Oil Prices in Check
Canada Free Press - 9/15/2014 11:58:52 PM
That increased production is unprecedented, and has kept world oil prices in check as ... regions is expected to have peaked from energy efficiency efforts and fuel switching. Developing Asian countries, including China and India, are expected to make ...