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
Gulf Cooperation Council Energy Targets Will Reduce Water Consumption
CleanTechnica - 1/22/2015 2:59:19 PM
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has shown that if the targets set by the Gulf Cooperation Council are met, it will result in a 22% reduction in water consumption ... on the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit ...
You Won’t Believe Where the US Ranks Among the World’s Most Energy Efficient Economies
Greener Ideal - 1/19/2015 5:11:44 PM
The United States ranked only 13th on the list of the world’s 16 most energy efficient countries last year ... China, who accounts for more than half of the world’s coal consumption, ranked 4th, due to its residential and commercial power requirements ...
Say goodbye to cheap electricity
MyBroadband - 1/24/2015 9:59:17 PM
This assumption, over the long term, as we now are seeing, is a faulty one and if the country is to get through ... Our economy’s energy intensity is amongst the highest in the world. The amount of value created for a fixed amount of energy input is ...
DEWA increases percentage of renewables in energy mix targets to 7% by 2020 and 15% by 2030
Al Bawaba - 1/21/2015 12:15:52 PM
in getting electricity as per the World Bank’s Doing Business Report. DEWA has a 90% fuel consumption efficiency rate,” he added. The UAE has come a very long way in green economy and enjoys a leading position. With the UAE Vision 2021, the country ...
Friday Energy Facts: Regional Differences in China's Vehicle Adoption Reflect Differences in Income
The Energy Collective - 1/23/2015 6:32:53 PM
China is currently the world's second ... vehicle use and energy consumption. The distribution of China's current vehicle market generally reflects the regional differences in household and disposable incomes across the country. As of 2012, per capita ...
Centre plans retreat for top officials to discuss energy needs
Live Mint - 1/21/2015 7:03:53 PM
India’s per capita power consumption, around 940 kilo watt-hour (kWh), is already among the lowest in the world. In comparison, China has a per capita consumption of 4,000 kWh, and developed countries average around 15,000 kWh. The Modi government in its ...
US-India Climate Change Talks Could Pave Way For Billions In Clean Energy Investments But Not Carbon Emissions Goals
International Business Times - 1/21/2015 3:14:50 PM
All these steps will lead to greater energy consumption, which will expontentially multiply India's emissions if the country continues to use fossil ... change,” he said on a press call hosted by the World Resources Institute. “It’s good news really ...
Erdogan: Turkey to be strategic in energy transmission-UPDATE
worldbulletin.net - 1/20/2015 3:16:01 PM
Turkey has Europe's second- and the world's fifth-longest electricity network at ... while 800 million Africans' electricity consumption is equal to that of New York City. Erdogan said that underdeveloped countries should be prioritized for energy ...
Ambitious solar energy goals part of UAE’s clean energy strategy
The National - 1/21/2015 5:37:59 PM
ABU DHABI // The UAE has planned to increase the country’s ... 15 per cent of its energy from renewable sources, mostly solar, up from its original pledge of five per cent. It made the announcement on Wednesday during a World Future Energy Summit talk ...
Need to Optimize Energy Consumption Will Play a Major Role in the Global Home Automation System Market: TechNavio
SYS-CON Media - 1/23/2015 12:13:30 PM
The demand for electricity is increasing at a steady rate. Residential buildings play a crucial role in energy consumption, and these buildings ... covering more than 500 technologies across 80 countries. TechNavio analysts employ primary as well as ...
Abengoa to Build World’s Largest Solar Power Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia
REVE - 1/21/2015 7:03:53 PM
It will also have a system to optimize power consumption and a pre-treatment phase to reduce ... plant will ensure the stable supply of drinking water, contributing to the country’s socio-economic development. As in other cities in Saudi Arabia, water ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 PM
Much of the increase in the developing world’s energy use comes from population ... But compounding the problem is that energy consumption per person is predicted to rise as well in the developing countries as they grow richer and their citizens covet ...
Cheniere Energy: A Scary Midstream Stock To Avoid
Seeking Alpha - 1/22/2015 6:34:04 PM
Going against the grain is a lonely world ... Energy's (NYSEMKT:LNG) valuation to dangerously high levels that the company's fundamentals cannot justify. This LNG frenzy has been fueled primarily by a lot of speculation about both the global energy ...
Obama visit: India trying to build climate for energy talks
Times of India - 1/24/2015 3:01:07 AM
Indian offi cials are almost certain the country won't specify its peaking year like what the world's biggest polluter China did ... early and increase its share of non-fossil fuels in energy consumption to 20% by 2030.
China vows to cut fossil fuel in painstaking energy revolution
Xinhua News Agency - 1/22/2015 2:13:23 AM
This marks the latest effort of the world's most populous country in its uphill ... especially the coal, in the country's total energy consumption, Li pledged. He also said China will promote clean coal technology, calling on the developed countries ...