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.
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.
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 ...
World Energy Day marked amid calls to embrace energy efficient products
Rwanda New Times - 10/21/2014 9:50:16 PM
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
World Energy Consumption by Source, Based on Vaclav Smil estimates ... If we look at per capita energy consumption since 1965 by country based on BP data, we find very different patterns: Figure 7. Per capita energy consumption for selected countries ...
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 ...
France, world's most nuclear-dependent nation, votes to slash output of atomic energy
Fox Business - 10/10/2014 2:25:11 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 ...