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
IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2014
Canada Free Press - 11/22/2014 1:45:31 AM
IEA expects coal consumption in the electric generation sector of the United ... and regulations will undermine the economic status of the developed countries as a part of the overall world economy. If that is the result, policymakers should be following ...
China sets caps on growth of energy consumption for 2020, limiting reliance on coal
StarPhoenix - 11/20/2014 4:06:53 PM
China is the world's biggest energy user and emits more greenhouse gases than any other country. Coal, in particular, is a top contributor to greenhouse gases and meets 65 per cent of the country's total energy consumption. The country has said its carbon ...
Report Published: “Energy Consumption in Russia”
eTV Futures - 11/20/2014 7:55:57 PM
What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Russia energy consumption market? MarketLine is a global publisher of company, industry and country information ... Representing the world’s top research publishers and analysts, we provide ...
Beijing plans to slow energy consumption increase to 28pct by 2020
Macau Daily Times - 11/19/2014 11:03:15 PM
China’s energy ... world’s largest net coal importer in 2012, the IEA said. China aims to have coal-bed methane output of 30 billion cubic meters by 2020 and shale gas production of above 30 billion cubic meters, according to the statement. The country ...
Energy in 25 years: Who's producing, who's buying
CNBC - 11/18/2014 12:27:21 PM
Energy consumption will increase by 41 percent from 2012 to 2035—compared with 52 percent growth over the last 20 years. Some 95 percent of that growth is expected to come from emerging countries, while energy use in the developed world will grow much ...
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 ...
Market Report, “Energy Consumption in Asia-Pacific”, published
infoline.com.pk - 11/20/2014 4:28:21 PM
What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Asia-Pacific energy consumption market? How has the market performed over the last five years? MarketLine is a global publisher of company, industry and country ... the world’s top research ...
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 ...
COLUMN-China energy targets show intent, picks winners and losers: Russell
Reuters - 11/21/2014 6:04:24 AM
given that reducing the rate of growth for coal consumption means increasing the rates for other, more expensive fuels and renewable energy sources. However, all the indications from China's leaders have been that the world's largest polluter is serious ...
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.
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 Energy 2014. This report is one of the most comprehensive sources of global and country level statistics on production and consumption of oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear power and renewables.
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.
China installed capacity of hydro, wind energy and solar power is expected to stand at 350 gigawatts, 200 gigawatts and 100 gigawatts
REVE - 11/20/2014 10:19:07 PM
The country is also a major importer of coal ... China used 21.5 percent of global energy and generated 12.3 percent of the world’s GDP. “Energy consumption per unit GDP is very high,” said Li Yizhong, president of China Federation of Industrial ...
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 ...
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 ...