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
Baltic, Nordic countries become independent in energy
worldbulletin.net - 10/21/2014 6:19:41 AM
... market for electrical energy in the world. More than 70 percent of the total consumption of electricity in the Nordic market is traded through Nordpool. The power independence of the Baltic and Nordic countries is becoming stronger and the EU energy ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Sustainable Consumption and the World of Endless Images, Voices, and Ideas
The Energy Collective - 10/17/2014 1:55:24 PM
The world ... have more power than the mimeographed handbills we handed out at subway stops. There are, of course, worse things than a generation addicted to information, images, tunes, and ideas. One could be addicted to conspicuous consumption or mind ...
Energy: Just Say ‘no’ To ‘just Say No’
POWER SOURCE - 10/20/2014 12:58:45 AM
Despite those upheavals, fossil fuels represented 82 percent of our total energy consumption in 2012 ... s Mark Delucchi assert that we can power the world by wind, water, and solar by 2050. Some countries are aggressively pursuing policies that de ...
Thorium based MSR/LFTR for future power generation in Bangladesh
Pakistan Defence - 10/21/2014 12:50:24 AM
It is very negligible in comparison with other countries like Saudi Arabia, where per capita electricity consumption is >7500 kw/h ... This idea was accepted by the World Energy Summit in their Abu Dhabi conference, 2011. In this summit, United Nations ...
PM Narendra Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess
Times of India - 10/22/2014 9:24:37 AM
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 ...
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 ...
Knocks for Ghanaian President over energy proposal to Nigeria
Punch - 10/17/2014 10:23:39 PM
The Ghanaian President, Mr. John Mahama, recently disclosed his country’s intention to supply electricity ... who felt insulted by Ghana’s ambition to supply power to Nigeria in future. Nigeria, the world’s most populous black nation, is often ...
IMF-World Bank Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs) ruined countries – fate of Sri Lanka?
Lankaweb - 10/16/2014 4:26:55 PM
Third World politicians need to return to fundamentals and realize that food for local consumption must ... development formulas for the country instead of political slogans that are advantageous to bring them into power only. People of Sri Lanka and ...
'More electricity access in India entailed small climate impact'
Daijiworld - 10/20/2014 8:15:24 AM
London, Oct 20 (IANS): Brushing aside apprehensions about India's growing energy consumption, researchers have found that ... or a 11 to 25 percent growth of emissions in the country. However, even with increased electricity use, Indian households still ...