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
Do Smart Phones Hold Key to Reducing Energy Poverty in Developing Countries?
Breaking Energy - 9/22/2014 11:54:44 AM
Unsurprisingly, increasing total consumption in the developing world – from a much lower baseline ... of the most vulnerable populations – off-grid, energy-poor, rural customers in developing countries? According to Fabio de Pascale of Devergy ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 5:49:22 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.
US report cites China's energy consumption
China Daily - 9/23/2014 9:37:32 AM
Sieminski, also said China is one of the countries that his organization wants to "work with more closely" on a number of issues going forward, including the process by which officials in the world's second largest economy gather and collect energy statistics.
Germany's Green Energy Is an Expensive Success
bloombergview.com - 9/22/2014 12:52:00 PM
According to Eurostat, the country's industry is the sixth least energy-intensive on the continent. Household electricity consumption has been going down by about 1 percent per year since 2005 as higher prices forced Germans to save energy. My Berlin ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... 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.
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 goal.
World Peace Day 2014: Working towards true (energy) security
Greenpeace International - 9/21/2014 12:17:23 PM
As the world marches ... and take over energy resources, and how it fuels conflict, should not be underestimated. Last week In Iraq, Islamic State militants (ISIS) fired mortar rounds at the Baiji oil refinery, the largest in the country, only 130 miles ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 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 Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World ... nuclear power and renewables. Right after the release of the report, I wrote a short post discussing the highlights. Today I will take a deeper dive into oil production and consumption ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 6:51:40 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 in 2040 ...
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 inexpensive fossil ...
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency
CleanTechnica - 7/20/2014 11:54:53 PM
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency ... The study praised Germany’s comprehensive energy strategy and awarded the country maximum points for its building codes, retrofit policies, and tax credit and loan programs. “Germany’s commitment ...
SunShare and Hyland Hills Water World Sign one of the Nation's Largest Community Solar Agreements
Yahoo Finance - 9/22/2014 5:16:51 PM
22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver-based SunShare announced today it has contracted with Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District to provide Water World ... the country, and its other district properties with 1.4 megawatts of clean, reliable energy ...
BP energy statistics: the world in oil consumption, reserves and energy production
theguardian.com - 6/8/2010 11:54:57 PM
The graphic pictured above gave a global breakdown of how much petroleum is used by countries, regions and continents ... from BP - it's an amazing insight to the world's consumption and production of energy. We've extracted a few of the key tables ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Using data from British Petroleum’s 2013 statistical review of world energy, we calculated the countries with the largest reserves in three key fossil ... accounts for nearly half of the world’s coal consumption. The United Arab Emirates currently ...