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
The American energy story Obama won’t tell the world
Reuters - 11/30/2015 3:27:11 AM
President Barack Obama is poised to repeat his history of weak-handed negotiations on the world stage when nearly 200 countries gather in Paris on ... and piling regulations on the fossil fuel and power industries in the United States are necessary to ...
Speech of Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at launch of World Energy Outlook special report India Energy Outlook
Orissa Diary - 11/26/2015 11:56:00 PM
Developing Asian countries, including China and India ... Yet, gas will face competition from coal and renewables. 6. The world is moving rapidly towards efficient energy production and consumption; at the same time, low-carbon energy options are becoming ...
Côte d’Ivoire: Three African countries on world solar energy consumption ranking
panapress.com - 11/19/2015 7:25:07 PM
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – South Africa, Cape Verde and Mauritius are the top three African countries on the world solar energy consumption ranking this year. According to a communiqué issued by SolarSuperState, which carried out the ranking ...
Climate pledges: Who's doing what?
Economic Times - 11/30/2015 10:51:00 AM
LE BOURGET: As the Paris climate summit opens, 183 countries have submitted ... by 2030 compared with 2005 levels. The world's most populous nation will boost the share of non-fossil fuel in primary energy consumption from 11.2 per cent in 2014 to 20 ...
Venezuela Energy Profile: Holds Some Of World’s Largest Oil And Natural Gas Proved Reserves – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 11/30/2015 10:08:03 AM
Venezuela is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters ... 1 Oil continues to represent most of the country’s total energy consumed, and natural gas consumption has increased in the past five years. Hydroelectric power meets less than 25% ...
India to reduce energy imports by 10% in next 6-7 years
customstoday.com.pk - 11/28/2015 2:03:39 AM
Citing the World Energy Report 2015, the Petroleum Minister said that developing Asian countries, including China and India ... growing population with low per capita energy consumption, an expanding middle-class and increasing urbanization, there is ...
India Heading for Center Stage on Energy
The Maritime Executive - 11/28/2015 7:07:17 PM
Taking into account the achievement of universal electricity access and anticipated demographic trends that will make India the most populous country in the world, India has to ... the coverage of India’s final consumption by mandatory efficiency ...
With rising consumption, Saudi Arabia throws its weight behind gas exploration
Al Bawaba - 11/29/2015 12:25:14 PM
According to the “BP Statistical Review”, Saudi Arabia’s gas reserves at the end of 2014 were just over 288 trillion cubic feet (tcf), the fifth in the world ... power plant that will use shale gas for power generation in the northern part of the ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Much of the increase in the developing world’s energy use comes from population ... But compounding the problem is that energy consumption per person is predicted to rise as well in the developing countries as they grow richer and their citizens covet ...
China’s Investment in Renewable Energy Surpasses Europe, U.S. Combined
PennEnergy - 11/25/2015 1:20:05 PM
“It is also necessary to change the consumer consumption habits ... and has built a large number of solar farms in the Gobi Desert. The country has become the world’s largest wind power producer, deploying thousands of turbines in western China ...
S. Korea's nuclear power reliance 4th-highest worldwide: report
THE KOREA TIMES - 11/30/2015 4:02:58 AM
South Korea's power capacity and consumption of electricity ... respectively. Other countries like Sweden, Ukraine, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and the Czech Republic made the top 10 list. Among the world's top 10 producers of electricity, South Korea's ...
World dilemma: Coal might be dirty, but it’s still abundant and cheap
The Columbus Dispatch - 11/26/2015 1:04:35 PM
Ultimately, the world needs to decide how much energy from fossil fuels is “reasonable” considering the consumption patterns and development stages of different countries, he said. “But that’s a very controversial task because politicians in ...
Finnish president appeals to country for personal climate pledges to halve carbon footprint
FOX News - 11/26/2015 5:36:36 PM
HELSINKI – Finland's president, who will head the country's delegation at the Paris ... converting his private home to geothermal energy and cutting the household's electricity consumption by half. Niinisto said Thursday that his family also switched ...
The Least Developed Countries Report 2015
ReliefWeb - 11/25/2015 6:49:22 PM
In a bold move, UNCTAD’s The Least Developed Countries Report ... a doubling of the so-called “global consumption floor” (which is the estimated income per person in the poorest households in the world) in just 15 years, while it has been stagnating ...
Paris COP21: challenges galore for world leaders
americanbazaaronline.com - 11/29/2015 4:35:47 PM
Deliberate underreporting in annual coal consumption will create huge trust-deficit in developing a universal policy to reduce global carbon dioxide emissions. India, the world ... country’s population of 1.3 billion people — have no access to electricity.