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
Global Circuit Protection Market driven by increased electricity consumption according to a new report
MENAFN - 7/28/2015 5:33:57 AM
Developing countries are the major source of increased electricity consumption worldwide ... distributor of market research and business information. Representing the world's top research publishers and analysts we provide quick and easy access to the ...
The energy implications of China’s downturn
Financial Times - 7/28/2015 7:21:20 AM
China’s coal consumption is up by almost 80 per cent over the last 10 years and the country now burns more than half of all the coal used worldwide each day. Twenty-three percent of the world’s primary energy consumption is now accounted for by China.
Hillary Clinton pushes renewable energy with focus on solar
CNN - 7/27/2015 6:06:45 PM
According to the World Bank, over 85% of U.S. energy consumption came from fossil fuels ... "emerged as a strong leader in solving the climate crisis and ensuring our country's economic security" due to the proposal. Campaign aides stressed that Sunday's ...
Clinton pushes renewable energy with solar focus
Big Country Homepage - 7/27/2015 5:06:30 AM
If elected, Clinton promised that the United States would have more than 500 million solar panels installed across the country by the end ... According to the World Bank, over 85 percent of U.S. energy consumption came from fossil fuels.
Mafia and multinationals milk Italy's green energy boom
The Express Tribune - 7/27/2015 9:55:49 PM
In solar in particular, Italy has become a world leader, generating more of its energy from the sun than any other state, with over 7.5 per cent of national consumption coming from photovoltaic production. Every single township in the country now boasts at ...
Enel Green Power brings world’s first integrated geothermal energy and biomass plant in Tuscany
REVE - 7/27/2015 8:37:05 PM
Enel Green Power has brought online the world’s first biomass plant used to heat geothermal ... wind while also using a stand-alone solar photovoltaic plant to reduce the consumption of Apiacas construction site, will enable the optimisation of results ...
Bay Area reduces water consumption by up to 40%, civilization does not collapse
Daily Kos - 7/27/2015 10:57:16 AM
According to water data reported by local suppliers, the city of San Francisco saw its consumption drop 19.5 percent in ... not only to my neighbors but to people across the country and the world (especially rich developed nations), for this news serves ...
100-MW Kenyan Wind Farm Will Help Power Africa
Renewable Energy World - 7/27/2015 7:39:49 PM
Situated in an area with strong, consistent wind currents, the Kipeto project will provide cleaner and more reliable energy to Kenya’s national grid, helping to further bolster the country’s ... of residential power consumption at current usage rates.
The global addiction to energy subsidies
The Economist online - 7/27/2015 8:48:25 AM
It said in May that countries will spend ... So why is the world addicted to energy subsidies? Governments have devised several different ways of giving handouts for fossil fuels. Most surveys analyse “consumption” subsidies, rather than support ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 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.
Technology shifts power to consumers in electricity markets
York Dispatch Online - 7/26/2015 11:55:43 AM
The Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, which looks at the future of the world's power market ... than 65 technology experts across 11 countries, cited the rise of LED light bulbs — which can reduce electricity consumption by more than 80 percent ...
50% renewable energy would put Australia in line with leading nations
Renew Economy - 7/27/2015 4:59:21 AM
China is, of course, the world leader in this transition, with a commitment to source 30% of electricity from renewables by 2020. China’s Energy Development Strategic Action Plan (2014–2020) specifies limits for overall energy and coal consumption ...
Investing In Solar Energy Could End Power Crisis And Water Problems In Ghana
Modern Ghana - 7/27/2015 5:30:58 PM
However, due to the limited amount of fossil fuels, energy is becoming more and more expensive in the country, and the consequence of their consumption is having an ... Few places in the world are also as blessed with such richness of sunlight such as ...
World Cup at center of Gazprom's sponsorship empire
Greenwich Time - 7/25/2015 12:54:10 PM
"They're seeking to influence the consumption of gas by countries ... giving it huge influence on world markets. However, it is often accused by European politicians of misusing that power to further the Russian government's political aims, including ...
The world is experiencing a 'negative feedback loop' decades in the making
The Business Insider - 7/27/2015 1:34:45 PM
The world is experiencing ... through lower wage and energy costs)," Goldman Sachs analysts said in a note published Friday. Wells Fargo China's role in all this can't be over-stated. The economy is slowing as the country tries to make a painful transition ...