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 energy myth that refuses to die: Why renewables are taking over in the developing world
Salon - 10/29/2014 5:15:55 PM
Climate policy necessitates denying developing countries access to electricity, that electricity consumption is directly correlated ... suddenly caring about the economic growth of third world countries. The rub, of course, is that these countries are ...
Why reducing energy consumption through a recession doesn’t really count
THE CONVERSATION - 10/30/2014 4:35:57 AM
While there may be a surplus of geopolitical risk in the world ... for OECD countries), and coal (US central Appalachia – again a benchmark for pricing), all divided by the US producer price index to give a measure of “real” energy prices.
Is Renewable Energy Less Effective Than Energy Efficiency at Reducing CO2 Emissions?
The Energy Collective - 10/29/2014 9:40:47 PM
Other countries account for about 14% of the worldwide ... On that basis, the $2.1 trillion would have had a very significant impact on reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions over 12 years. World Energy Intensity: The world energy intensity was ...
A smart route to electricity for all
Financial Express - 10/28/2014 5:45:44 PM
As the nation’s economy grows, electricity consumption by industrial and residential ... and affordable electricity for all consumers. Progressive countries around the world have shown an active interest in adopting smart meters. In Europe, Sweden ...
Etisalat turns to Green Energy to reduce UAE's carbon footprint [Forexpros]
TMCnet - 10/29/2014 4:15:40 AM
Furthermore, to ensure highest network efficiencies with lower power consumption, Etisalat has undertaken ... part of its corporate responsibility to gear the country with the best technology in the world, and to support a sustainable future.
LG Introduces the World's Best Energy Solution Technology at CEPSI 2014
Market Watch - 10/27/2014 1:47:43 AM
More than 3,000 leading energy executives, experts and government officials from around the world will be attending the event at ... Poland's largest electricity company. The Efficient Consumption zone is exhibiting products and technologies related ...
Asia Pacific Scales New Heights in 2014 Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings®
CNN Money - 10/28/2014 1:56:40 PM
Chinese electricity consumption was up an annual 7.5% in fiscal 2013. The 2014 Rankings by sector showed that Asian companies held nine of the top 10 places among the world's independent ... 18,000 employees in 30 countries. Additional information is ...
The world's biggest energy hogs aren't who you think they are
The Christian Science Monitor - 10/1/2014 11:44:03 AM
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 ...
Renewables And Efficiency Made Up 70 Percent Of The Drop In U.S. Emissions Since 2007
Think Progress - 10/20/2014 4:15:01 PM
carried out by Greenpeace energy analyst Lauri Myllyvirta and published by the group’s Energydesk site, dug into the dramatic 21 percent drop that U.S. coal consumption saw from 2007 to 2013. That was accompanied by a 16 percent fall in the country’s ...
Why Australia Could Be the Next Energy Superpower
explorationworld.com - 10/30/2014 1:29:51 AM
The country is the second largest exporter of coal in the world despite having the fourth largest reserves, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration ... gas to meet Australia’s domestic consumption and still be left with a glut of the ...
How can we get power to the poor without frying the planet?
Grist - 10/27/2014 8:42:54 AM
On one side is the many-headed monster of energy poverty, with its attendant ill health, backbreaking labor, and wasted potential. According to the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook ... low end of developed countries) would cost ...
The Five Worst Climate Villains Among World Leaders
Oil Price - 10/29/2014 11:56:47 PM
A desert country that was long the world’s foremost oil producer ... has crafted an energy policy that leaves the country relying extensively on hydrocarbons for its own consumption. Last August, it was reported that a shortage of natural gas had ...
EU set for 24% greenhouse gas emissions cut by 2020
Channel News Asia - 10/28/2014 4:12:41 PM
The reduction is partly explained by a warmer winter in 2013, an economic slowdown in some countries reducing energy needs ... Renewables accounted for 14.1 per cent of energy consumption in 2012 - better than the 13-per cent target.
New Market Report: Hungary Power Report Q4 2014
University Chronicle - 10/29/2014 12:43:54 PM
Thermal energy will remain the single largest component in Hungary's power mix, and an expansion in of gas-fired electricity will constitute most of the expected rise in output. Meanwhile, consumption ... industry in a given country, incorporating BMI's ...
The world's 10 biggest energy gluttons
CNBC - 10/3/2014 4:10:43 AM
Although many might assume consumption-loving Western countries like the United States would top a listing of nations that use the most energy per person, Americans are far from the world's worst energy pigs. Energy-centered news site Oilprice.com released ...