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
World Oil Outlook: Supplies to increase
DairyHerd Network - 3/11/2014 7:35:03 PM
Non-OPEC supply growth contributes to an increase in global surplus crude oil production capacity from an average of 2.1 million bbl/d in 2013 to 3.9 million bbl/d in 2015. EIA estimates that global consumption grew by 1.2 million bbl/d in 2013 ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
Atlantic Online - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 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.
CORPORATE NEWS: SA mines to invest in renewable energy
FINWEEK - 3/10/2014 2:35:36 PM
According to Arthur Chien, CEO of Talesun Energy, increased adoption of renewable energy practices is the key driver to achieving a sustainable future for South Africa’s mining sector. “Renewable energy provides stable and reliable ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 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 ...
Turning waste to energy; Ghana struggles to replicate Danish technology
Ghana Web - 3/12/2014 10:15:31 AM
Ghana is struggling to replicate an age-old technology that has come into fashion to power domestic households in the midst of an unstable energy supply ... that is used to produce biogas to power light in homes and for other industrial use.
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 ...
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 ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
OilPrice - 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 Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
Per capita world energy consumption, calculated by dividing world ... Figure 7. Per capita energy consumption for selected countries, based on BP Statistical Data energy consumption and Angus Maddison population estimates. FSU refers to the Former Soviet ...
World Energy Consumption Facts, Figures, and Shockers
energytrendsinsider.com - 6/27/2012 11:53:07 PM
Since 1965, consumption of coal in the U.S. and in European Union countries ... electricity, but this year the natural gas share will reach 30%. Strong consumption growth trends are certainly not limited to Asia Pacific. All developing regions of the world ...
EIA Predicts 50% Increase in World Energy Consumption by 2030
redgreenandblue.org - 6/29/2008 11:58:17 PM
World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 50 percent from 2005 to 2030, according to a new report from the United States Energy Information Agency. Total energy demand in non-OECD countries is projected to increase by 95 percent ...
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/8/2012 11:59:49 PM
First, what they are not: the coal, oil and natural gas that the U.S. relies heavily on are all non-renewable, and will eventually dwindle and disappear. By contrast, the many types of renewable, or sustainable, energy resources, such as wind and solar ...
US energy production will surpass consumption by 2035, BP forecasts
fuelfix.com - 1/15/2014 6:24:17 PM
will surpass Europe to become the largest buyer of overseas energy sources in the world by 2035, especially as it doubles its use of natural gas to 12 percent, eating into coal’s dominance in the country. Natural gas production in China could grow more ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to ... 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.