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
Top 10 countries in the world by oil consumption
explorationworld.com - 5/21/2015 12:35:12 AM
Exploration World wanted to take a look at the newest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on global consumption rates. In this case, that happens to be data collected from 2013. In an effort to preserve the uniformity of the data ...
Boston was just named the top city in the country for saving energy. Here’s why
Washington Post - 5/19/2015 11:53:27 PM
More than half of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, and this percentage could grow to two thirds by mid-century. Additionally, the report states, 80 percent of U.S. energy consumption occurs in cities. With so many people migrating ...
From Kansas to Copenhagen: clean energy beacons around the world
theguardian.com - 5/20/2015 9:40:25 AM
But there are beacons around the world showing the way to an energy future that ... spinning turbines to produce electricity. The country also uses this heat directly. Two-thirds of the country’s primary energy comes from geothermal.
U.S Positioned as the World’s Top Nation in Electric Vehicles, and Clean Tech Investments
Industry Leaders Magazine - 5/22/2015 11:39:45 AM
On the other side, it also leads in higher energy consumption and ... sources that is leaded by countries like Germany, Italy, Spain, California, Philippines, Belgium, EU, Netherlands, Greece and UK. France leads amongst the world’s 50 emitters in ...
EIA launches redesigned International Energy Portal
Today's Energy Solutions - 5/22/2015 10:06:41 AM
Users can also generate a variety of data visualizations to quickly see how energy production, consumption ... Analysis Briefs and Country Analysis Notes that contain detailed information on more than 100 countries significant to world energy markets ...
How to Scale Energy Efficiency Initiatives
The Huffington Post - 5/22/2015 11:32:35 AM
... forecast to increase by 37% by 2040 (International Energy Agency (2014): World Energy Outlook 2014). Most of this rise will come from Asian countries, where energy consumption is driven by strong economic and demographic growth. With the worldwide ...
India Brings More Power to The People Than Any Other Country
The Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2015 9:32:05 AM
India has led the world in bringing power to the people ... sources is coming down as a percentage of its overall consumption, the report showed. The reason is that the expansion of the country’s modern renewable energy capacity is not keeping up ...
China: World’s Largest Energy Consumer and Greenhouse Gas Emitter
Right Side News - 5/22/2015 9:59:32 AM
(For comparison, coal makes up 18 percent of U.S. energy consumption ... China was the world’s largest producer of hydroelectric power in 2013. The country generated 894 terawatthours of electricity from hydroelectricity—18 percent of the country ...
Africa: 1 Billion People Worldwide Lack Access to Electricity, Says World Bank
AllAfrica - 5/20/2015 11:49:16 AM
"Modern renewables made up 8.8 percent of total global energy consumption in 2012. Still, to meet the 2030 SE4All objective, the annual growth rate for renewable energy needs to be closer to 7.5 percent," he said. Senior Director of the World Bank's Energy ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- 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 ...
Action on Sustainable Energy for All, a Moral Duty of This Age: UN Deputy Chief
Guardian LV - 5/23/2015 12:04:12 AM
Growing concerns about the continuous use of fossil fuel by countries around the world, pollution, climate change, and innovative steps in the direction of systematic adoption of cleaner and sustainable energy ... and consumption patterns in various ...
Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): From Hero To Zero
Value Walk - 5/20/2015 1:26:30 AM
Peabody Energy is the world’s largest private ... but these developing countries already have local producers which are better positioned in a scenario of higher concentration of Coal consumption worldwide. Exporting to these markets will remain a ...
EU’s Renewable Energy Industry: 50,000 Jobs Lost Last Year
eubulletin.com - 5/22/2015 11:46:54 AM
The European Union said that it aims to become the world’s number one in renewables. In line with this ambition, in October 2014, EU leadership set a goal of 27 percent of the block’s energy consumption ... In the EU, five countries – Germany ...
Sustainability study shows that women consume more energy
The University Of Texas At San Antonio - 5/22/2015 4:04:36 PM
But Afamia Elnakat has shown that when it comes to energy consumption ... looking at a calendar from the World Bank Water and Sanitation Program that depicted truths and misconceptions about women in underdeveloped countries, mainly in how water affects ...
Heineken Saved $84 Million By Using Less Water And Energy—And Wants The World To Know
Fast Company - 5/13/2015 9:34:25 AM
It has 160 breweries in 70 countries and is one of the top three beer producers in the world, alongside SABMiller and Anheuser ... Heineken's breweries worldwide have been constantly measuring the energy consumption of their brewing equipment, trying ...