Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated 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 - production map
China has become a green energy superpower. These 5 charts show how
weforum.org - 6/25/2016 6:01:22 AM
Investment in green energy is on the rise, and a world powered entirely by renewables is no longer a distant dream, with a handful of countries hitting 100% renewable electricity production. But while Portugal ran on renewable energy alone for four days ...
Which Countries are Leading the Way in Renewable Energy?
solarnovus.com - 6/23/2016 4:45:00 AM
In 2014, renewable energy accounted for more than 30% of Germany’s production and the country is on course to achieve 45% by 2025. This has been achieved mostly through an impressive dedication to solar power – it leads the world in solar PV capacity ...
To boost wind energy production, China needs to build turbines where the wind isn’t strong
Digital Trends - 6/22/2016 5:17:48 PM
Despite being a world leader in wind power, China consumes so much energy that wind supplied just three percent of the country’s overall electricity demand last year. But China has the potential to harness wind and exceed that 2030 goal by up to six ...
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
BP 2016: Global Energy Production At A Glance
Seeking Alpha - 6/13/2016 11:52:02 AM
The BP (NYSE:BP) statistical review of World Energy was published on 8th June ... Bangladesh was up 12.2% as that country continues to exploit its large gas reserves. Figure 3: Coal production looks as though it may have peaked, at least in the near ...
Trump’s Energy Plan Poses Climate Threat to U.S. Economy
Government Technology - 6/23/2016 6:35:22 PM
Last December in Paris, the nations of the world agreed to an ambitious goal for greenhouse ... Paris Path – provides a sense of the risks Donald Trump’s energy policy poses to our country and the planet. Using the high scenario as a proxy for Trump ...
Saudi energy minister says oil glut has vanished
Houston Chronicle - 6/22/2016 9:53:59 AM
It's a big play for the world's biggest oil producing country and some observers of the ... and massive growth of solar and wind power in electricity generation and a sharp reduction in coal production. But Al-Falih said Saudi Aramco is still investing ...
World Bank: Uganda could get rich on oil
United Press International - 6/24/2016 3:06:35 PM
The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Uganda ... of oil in Uganda since operations began and most of that was in the country's Lake Albert basin. Once production begins, the World Bank estimates Uganda could bring in up to $2 billion per year ...
In civilized world decisions are made through ballot, not violent street agitation: Pervaiz Rashid
Business Recorder - 6/24/2016 7:17:07 PM
He said the government was building power plants to meet the energy needs of the country. By the end of 2017, many of these power plants would start generating electricity which would increase industrial production ... was known the world over for his ...
China plans energy-sector technology capacity boost over next decade
Reuters - 6/21/2016 1:12:37 AM
But, as the world's biggest energy consumer, the country yearns to be at the forefront of these ... internationally competitive production chains by 2025. The plan also bolsters government efforts to shift away from less technologically advanced industries ...
Saudi Arabia may return to market balancing role post recovery: Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih
Financial Express - 6/22/2016 4:56:20 PM
Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, may return to its role of balancing oil supply and demand after the recovery of the global market, the country’s energy minister said on Wednesday. “Despite the surplus in global oil production and ...
IFC pays $100mn for minority stake in Turkish energy company
intellinews.com - 6/24/2016 9:22:59 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $100mn to buy a 16.67% stake in Turkish enewable energy ... production, the statement added. This is IFC’s third equity investment in Turkey’s power sector. It is designed to help the country reach ...
Israel builds world’s tallest solar tower
aaj.tv - 6/21/2016 2:12:52 PM
ASHALIM: In the middle of southern Israel’s desert, engineers are hard at work building the world’s tallest solar tower, reflecting the country’s high hopes ... is more expensive than traditional electricity production — precisely to achieve ...
Tanzania: World Bank Disburses Funds for Rural Electrification
AllAfrica - 6/23/2016 6:10:54 AM
"Access to electricity is critical to extend economic opportunities and reduce poverty," noted Bella Bird, World Bank Country Director in Tanzania ... power producers to access finance to invest in production, including with renewable energy sources ...
Hearing The Voters On Energy
Breaking Energy - 6/23/2016 9:59:58 AM
increasing energy production, a growing economy, albeit slowly, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions to near 20-year lows. This achievement, which we refer to as the U.S. model, serves as a real-world reminder of what this nation’s entrepreneurial ...