Definition: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, 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 - consumption map
The World’s 10 Biggest Energy Gluttons
The Motley Fool - 9/30/2014 1:39:46 PM
Of all the countries in the world, including the richest and largest oil producers ... Landlocked Luxembourg is almost totally dependent on energy imports, mostly oil and gas. Energy consumption has increased 32 percent since 1990, with transportation ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 5:49:22 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the ... Most of the growth in energy consumption will occur in countries like China and India that rely on carbon-polluting coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity.
Developing countries embracing nuclear energy despite Fukushima woes
Japan Times - 9/29/2014 5:41:21 AM
the head of the World Nuclear Association in London, said Sept. 24 by e-mail. “In many developed countries there is a large degree of policy uncertainty concerning nuclear.” China’s electricity consumption is forecast to jump 63 percent by 2020 to ...
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Businessweek - 11/25/2013 10:27:53 AM
From a development standpoint, electricity consumption in Africa is depressingly low ... But because use is incredibly skewed, the considerable majority of the world’s countries will have to increase their consumption to meet a 3,000 kwh goal.
South Asia’s energy demand fast outstripping supply
Business in Vancouver - 9/29/2014 8:36:08 PM
This is especially true of the region’s massive core country, India, whose growth in energy consumption by its 1.2 billion people is predicted by the International Energy Agency to be 3% a year until 2035 – the fastest in the world and double that of ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... consumed is likely to be a very energy-efficient economy. Conversely a country with huge energy consumption and relatively little GDP is unlikely to be efficient.
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World ... nuclear power and renewables. Right after the release of the report, I wrote a short post discussing the highlights. Today I will take a deeper dive into oil production and consumption ...
Alternative Energy Demand Set to Rise: 3 Funds to Buy
ZACKS - 9/29/2014 3:42:39 PM
Driven primarily by the growth in wind and solar photovoltaics (PV), alternative energy will likely become the world's second most important source of electricity apart from coal by the next five years. Countries ... U.S. solar energy consumption will ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 6:51:40 PM
World energy consumption will rise 56 percent in the next three decades, driven by growth in developing countries such as China and India, the Energy Information Administration said. Demand will increase to 820 quadrillion British thermal units in 2040 ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 PM
Between World War II and 1970, there was a huge ramp-up in energy consumption per capita. There are several reasons why this might happen: • During this period, European countries and Japan were rebuilding after World War II. • There was a need to find ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of inexpensive fossil ...
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency
CleanTechnica - 7/20/2014 11:54:53 PM
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency ... The study praised Germany’s comprehensive energy strategy and awarded the country maximum points for its building codes, retrofit policies, and tax credit and loan programs. “Germany’s commitment ...
Renewable energy in the EU: which countries are set to reach their targets?
theguardian.com - 6/19/2012 11:52:27 AM
The bar chart above shows the share by country for 2010 and also the 2020 objectives. Targets were set for all member states by the 2009 Directive on renewable energy. The EU target for 2020 is to establish a 20% share of total energy consumption from ...
These maps show which countries use (and produce) the majority of our non-renewable energy resources
Global Post - 6/1/2014 11:55:43 PM
The heatmap below shows which countries in the world are consuming the most petroleum ... Take a look at global carbon dioxide emissions from the consumption of non-renewable energy resources over the last two decades. CO2 emissions from consumption ...
China’s Global Search for Energy
New York Times - 5/22/2014 4:00:49 PM
While some of the country’s energy giants ... an energy expert at Rice University. “And the world will appreciate the reduced carbon emissions if cleaner gas can thwart some of the coal consumption in China’s power grid.” Clifford Krauss reported ...