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
Will Improved Energy Efficiency Lead to Increased Energy Consumption in the Developing World? Quite Possibly
The Energy Collective - 10/23/2014 10:42:10 AM
A new report from the US Breakthrough Institute (BTI) provides evidence that historical improvements in the energy efficiency ... the industrialising world will be significantly larger than those currently seen within developed countries.
UAE- Dewa observes 'World Energy Day'
MENAFN - 10/21/2014 8:28:32 AM
“Shaikh Mohammed approved World Energy Day to support the UAE Vision 2021 which aims to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world in all ... the emirate works to lower electricity and water consumption below world averages.
DEWA Observes World Energy Day
middleeastevents.com - 10/20/2014 7:03:49 AM
Announced by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, World Energy Day was endorsed by 54 countries as well ... works to lower electricity and water consumption below world averages.
“It’s cool at 25″: environment ministry launches energy saving campaign
Minivan News - 10/23/2014 11:03:39 AM
Electricity used for air-conditioning accounts for 60 to 70 percent of energy consumption by households and offices in the Maldives, Minister of Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim has revealed. In his message on the occasion of World Energy Day ...
Rwanda: World Energy Day Marked Amid Calls to Embrace Energy Efficient Products
AllAfrica - 10/22/2014 9:31:47 AM
Rwanda is today celebrating the World Energy Day. The annual event is organised ... to a nation where 85 per cent of energy consumption is from biomass, she added. The country's current energy capacity is 119MW and is expected to increase to 563MW by ...
Flipping the Switch: A Look at India’s Future Energy Demands
Breaking Energy - 10/20/2014 11:57:19 AM
Primary energy consumption in India more than doubled between 1990 ... raised their capacity factor from 50 to 80 percent. India is one of the few countries in the world with plans to expand its fleet. With a capacity of 4,780 MW today, the government ...
Saving Energy For Improved Competitiveness
Textile World - 10/21/2014 5:25:25 PM
Energy costs are among the most important cost factors in textile production. Apart from cutting-edge machinery, a professional energy management system with integrated monitoring can achieve considerable savings. Textile World talked to Giuseppe Gherzi ...
Thorium based MSR/LFTR for future power generation in Bangladesh
Pakistan Defence - 10/21/2014 12:50:24 AM
This idea was accepted by the World Energy Summit in their Abu Dhabi ... It is very negligible in comparison with other countries like Saudi Arabia, where per capita electricity consumption is >7500 kw/h. Bangladesh has one of the lowest level per capita ...
How natural gas has transformed energy markets
forumblog.org - 10/23/2014 9:59:13 AM
Consumption of natural gas now accounts for nearly 25 percent of global primary energy consumption ... a sharp surge in U.S. gas production has made the country the world’s largest natural gas producer, and soon expected to become a net exporter of ...
France, world's most nuclear-dependent nation, votes to slash output of atomic energy
Fox Business - 10/10/2014 1:56:33 PM
The R20 is a coalition of partners led by regional governments that work to promote and implement projects that are designed to produce local economic and environmental benefits in the form of reduced energy consumption ... to make their country a little ...
More Electricity In Developing Nations Had Little Impact On Climate Change
Science 2.0 - 10/20/2014 1:34:33 AM
expanding low-carbon energy technologies in developing countries would bring climate mitigation but even wealthy nations are abandoning subsidies for solar and wind, and nuclear will remain too expensive as long as activists in the developed world prevent ...
PM Narendra Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess
Times of India - 10/22/2014 6:28:39 PM
The govt said today that any company incorporated in India may be allowed to mine coal for their own consumption or ... if they set up units in the country, opening the door for global giants like Rio Tinto to access the world's fifth-largest coal reserves ...
UPDATE 1-Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess
Reuters - 10/22/2014 8:41:40 AM
India-based firms may mine coal for consumption or sale - order NEW ... by foreign companies if they set up units in the country, opening the door for global giants like Rio Tinto to access the world's fifth-largest coal reserves, a source familiar with ...
SSA energy system a threat to regions economic hopes
Ghana Web - 10/22/2014 2:29:26 AM
Despite rising incomes, bio-energy consumption continues ... tariffs are often very high by world standards, despite often being held below the cost of supply. Oil products are subsidised in many oil-producing countries. Where subsidies exist, they are ...