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, 2012See also: Electricity - production map
Instability In Energy Producing Countries Brings Risks, Rewards
Oil Price - 4/23/2014 1:29:06 PM
Related Article: Opportunity Strikes for Feuding Energy Powers However, when oil or gas has to pass through a conflict zone or unstable country ... of the world’s largest producers of oil and gas, may have a hard time offloading some of its production ...
Biomass: The World's Biggest Provider Of Renewable Energy
The Energy Collective - 4/22/2014 11:53:03 PM
And many countries, or regions within countries, still remain highly dependent on energy from biomass ... ethanol and bio-diesel around the world has lead to a significant diversion of cropland over to biofuel production. Some commentators have referred ...
Solar power has a long way to go to be a cheap environment savior
Next Big Future - 4/25/2014 12:19:19 AM
Germany has more installed solar-energy capacity that any other country ... the world’s solar projects. And the coal-fired power plants that have been built over the past few years are likely to run for decades. Since 1985, global electricity production ...
Challenges Lie Ahead for North American Oil Production
New York Times - 4/21/2014 11:54:14 PM
Canada’s oil sands have vaulted the country to energy superpower status ... been in decline as an oil producer in recent years, Canadian production has soared. The biggest oil find in the world last year occurred in deep waters off the coast of Newfoundland.
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.
Carbon Briefing: how energy demand could drink up global water resources
The Carbon Brief - 4/23/2014 12:03:12 PM
From cooling down power plants and extracting, transporting and processing fuels to growing crops used as biofuels, energy production ... countries, significant amounts of energy is used to clean water supplies up and transport water to populations. World ...
Russia's Arctic oil rig to boost country's role on world energy markets - Putin
voiceofrussia.com - 4/18/2014 1:20:42 PM
"The start of loading of the oil produced at Prirazlomnaya means that the entire project will exert a most encouraging influence on Russia’s presence on the energy markets ... beginning of our country’s enormous work on the oil production in the ...
Coal Politics in an Unequal World
Yale Global Online - 4/22/2014 11:28:35 AM
So why do I say it is hypocritical to ask India not to use coal? The fact is that coal is still the mainstay of energy production in most parts of the rich world. The only countries that have weaned themselves off coal are those that use nuclear power on a ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing economy, China is the largest energy consumer and producer in the world. The sheer size of its market has made China extremely influential in the world energy trade. Natural gas production ...
World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production
Oil Price - 11/11/2013 11:59:04 PM
The IEA released the 2013 edition of its much-anticipated World Energy Outlook, which projects oil ... Yet, the IEA believes that over half of this production will come from two countries: Iraq and Brazil. First, let’s take Iraq. Iraq has the fifth ...
Eagle Ford touted as 'greatest energy success story'
San Antonio Express-News - 4/23/2014 12:00:13 AM
Among non-OPEC countries, only Russia, the United States as a whole, China and Canada would exceed Texas' oil production, making the state the world's sixth-largest producer. “What you're seeing unfold in the Eagle Ford is probably the greatest energy ...
Cenovus Energy: A next generation oil sands producer
South China Morning Post - 4/24/2014 3:43:55 PM
Cenovus Energy is one of Canada's leading oil sands producers and the country's largest thermal operator ... when compared with other types of unconventional oil production around the world, such as deep-water drilling or the United States' tight oil.
Which countries produce the most geothermal electricity?
Greenbang - 6/3/2012 11:52:57 PM
the United States remains the world leader in geothermal electricity. It has a larger installed capacity than any other country: 3,187 MW (as of 2012), which equates to 28.4 percent of geothermal production worldwide. However, uncertainty has grown around ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
More important, Japan has very little domestic energy production and is forced to import most ... Not surprisingly, the countries are wealthy and among the world’s greenest as well, according to the Environmental Performance Index, a joint product ...
The Smart Way to Power China
The Wall Street Journal - 4/24/2014 12:52:07 PM
That production is exciting in theory ... China has to invest smartly in long-term energy solutions, as does every country in the world. Governments and sector leaders should open up relevant discussions and multilateral dialogue to bring collaboration ...