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, 2014See also: Electricity - consumption map
Scaling Up Urban Energy Efficiency in Mexico: How Two Pilots Led to a National Program and Leveraged Investment
The World Bank - 4/27/2016 4:58:19 PM
Annual energy consumption has been on the rise ... of energy efficiency investments in several Mexican cities across the country. A loan of $100 million was approved by the World Bank’s Board of Directors on March 8, 2016. The government and local ...
China’s 1-2-3 Punch to Tackle Wasted Renewable Energy
WRI - 4/27/2016 7:28:38 PM
The total share of non-fossil fuels in primary energy consumption increased from 8.3 percent in 2010 to 12 percent in 2015, beating the country’s target of 11.4 percent and putting China well on track to meet its Copenhagen pledge to reach 15 percent by ...
Energy Consumption Shift Puts India in the Spotlight
Economy Watch - 4/18/2016 2:31:31 PM
The world’s primary energy consumption from commercial sources of energy has ... and India is emerging as a major market for energy producing countries. While the oil and gas market is turning into a buyer’s market due to surplus production and ...
The 'Growing Economies Energy Forum' - A Platform Where World's Most Bankable Investors Meet the World's Brightest Economies
Market Watch - 4/28/2016 5:58:34 AM
The World Bank predicts that electricity consumption in Latin America will more than double between 2010 and 2030 and a combined need of over US$200 billion of investment is required to move forward power development projects. Speaking about country's ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
The Energy ... world. “As the economies in the non-OECD countries continue to experience relatively fast growth, those countries will also be able to spend more for energy-consuming services,” the report states. One bit of good news: Energy consumption ...
Electric Slide: Coal Use for Power Tumbles
US News and World Report - 4/29/2016 3:08:34 PM
America's consumption ... energy sources like gas, nuclear, wind and solar – saw its coal use fall by 37 percent. Idaho, Rhode Island, Vermont and the District of Columbia do not use coal in their power sectors. [READ: Peabody Energy, World's Top Private ...
No capping the possibilities from nuclear energy
Gulf News - 5/1/2016 8:25:20 AM
Nuclear power consumption The first power application of nuclear was in 1957 when the US commissioned a 60-MW reactor before other countries caught up and the reactor size rose to 1,000-MW. In 1965, the world’s nuclear electricity generation was 5.8 ...
New power generation
Dhaka Tribune - 4/28/2016 10:12:06 PM
However, the energy access (74%) and per capita electricity consumption of the country is ... concerns Bangladesh comprises of one of the world’s largest delta systems. with almost 67% of the country being less than five metres above sea level.
DiCaprio joins world leaders in climate deal
Cinema Blaze - 5/1/2016 3:24:41 AM
READ ALSO: Oscars ideal platform to talk about climate change: DiCaprioLeonardo DiCaprio fights for Indonesian elephants' future The actor returned to the United Nations after delivering a much-watched address to world leaders during a UN climate summit in ...
Venezuela Calls for Patriotism as Electricity Cut by 4 Hours a Day
News Max - 4/22/2016 9:47:36 AM
Venezuela will implement electricity rationing as of Monday ... Venezuela has the highest per capita rate of beer consumption in South America and comes in at number 24 in the world, Kirin Holdings Co. said in a report published last year.
175 countries sign climate change deal
The Spectrum - 4/30/2016 12:26:55 AM
"The age of consumption without consequences ... Nigeria and Kazakhstan, the World Resources Institute reported on Thursday. Fortunately, countries are increasingly turning towards renewable energy and slowly reducing their dependence on fossil fuels ...
Electricity installation goes online to ease businesses
The Jakarta Post - 5/1/2016 12:04:15 AM
This new service is also expected to boost the nation’s electricity consumption, which remains low in comparison with Southeast Asian peers, despite the fact that Indonesia is the world’s fourth-largest country in terms of population. Indonesia’s ...
Even the world’s largest food company knows the American diet is an environmental catastrophe
Grist - 4/30/2016 6:53:28 AM
In private, Nestle executives told U.S. officials that the world is on a collision course with doom because Americans eat too much meat, and now, other countries are following ... with little per capita meat consumption.” “The current U.S. diet ...
Will SolarCity Become an Energy Storage Power Player?
The Motley Fool - 4/30/2016 7:03:37 PM
SolarCity's energy ... the country. If Tesla Motors and SolarCity can tag team the energy storage market, it could be a big win for both companies. And 2016 could be a turning point for the business. A secret billion-dollar stock opportunity The world's ...
China Bans Some New Coal Power Plants, Spelling More Bad News For A Troubled Industry
International Business Times - 4/26/2016 8:09:47 AM
In China, the world’s biggest coal consumer and producer, coal-fired power plants still account for about two-thirds of the country's primary energy consumption. But the shift away from new plants offers further proof that Asia’s largest economy is no ...