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
Modi points to historical inequities in energy consumption
The Tribune India - 12/1/2015 8:05:10 AM
who now want the country to cut down on fossil fuel usage and be an equal partner in curtailing emission of greenhouse gases. However, India’s argument is that since the western world had developed the use of cheap energy from fossil fuels, it was within ...
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 ...
Energy on the Edge: Understanding the Challenge
The Energy Collective - 12/1/2015 2:31:43 PM
As countries attain higher standards of living, that has generally gone hand-in-hand with increasing consumption of ... effectively the world’s developed countries — continued to rise for a decade. But higher energy prices helped slow that advance ...
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 ...
150 world leaders meet in Paris
Investment Underground - 12/1/2015 10:52:48 PM
"We have the knowledge, the tools and the money - only 1.7% per cent of global annual consumption would be required ... Some of that would pay for wind and solar energy, and for other methods of making electricity for countries that don't have enough.
India, still poor, insists on its full serving of energy
Market Place - 12/1/2015 10:45:38 PM
Today, the world's poorest countries pushed the developed economies to fulfill ... people," said University of Chicago economist Michael Greenstone. "Per capita electricity consumption is about 200 kilowatt hours per person per year. In the U.S. it's ...
India’s Ambitions Make Country a Focus of Paris Climate Talks
The Wall Street Journal - 12/1/2015 3:54:38 AM
demand for energy is expected to double by 2040, accounting for roughly 25% of the total increase in consumption world-wide, according to the International Energy Agency, which tracks energy trends globally. India has promised an ambitious program to ...
World Bank, International Monetary Fund propose global carbon tax
Firstpost - 12/1/2015 2:03:05 PM
The number of countries ... things," said World Resources Institute President Andrew Steer, a former Wharton economist who wasn't part of the multi-nation initiative on carbon pricing. He compared it to taxing cigarettes to reducing consumption, although ...
World leaders call for action at Paris climate talks – as it happened
The Guardian - 12/1/2015 11:39:55 AM
195 countries and nearly 150 world leaders including ... The government now underwrites no fossil fuel energy. But Fossil of the Day organiser Dan Ilic says: “While New Zealand has abolished subsidies on the consumption side, during the time that the ...
Paris Talks Fall Short On Climate, But Shift To Clean Energy Is Clear
NASDAQ - 12/1/2015 8:19:29 AM
World leaders have arrived in Paris for ... The fact that most countries are promising to transition towards clean energy and reduce fossil fuel consumption is rather significant, especially if you are a fossil fuel company worried about your long-term ...
Germany leads the way with energy transition
Japan Times - 12/1/2015 10:35:30 AM
BERLIN – As world leaders prepared to ... s missing to make 100 percent renewable energy feasible is cheap and ample storage that would help to smooth supply. That requirement no longer looks impossible. Few countries have the political will and ...
Global collaboration could save $550bn on clean energy deployment
Edie - 12/1/2015 4:33:24 PM
Yesterday, Bill Gates announced he was teaming up with some of the ... reliable clean energy for the entire planet. The Carbon Trust report also highlights that developing countries would represent 90% of the growth in future technology consumption in ...
Subsidies lock the world into oil and coal dependence, experts tell Bellona
Bellona - 12/1/2015 10:09:51 PM
Wooders surveys the world’s fossil fuel subsidies and what consequences they bring to bear on the economies of individual countries ... renewable energy. When states undertake subsidies for the coal or petroleum industries, or provide consumption ...
The Carbon Trust: New collaborative approach can reduce cost of clean energy by US$550 billion by 2025
Yahoo Finance - 11/30/2015 11:58:24 PM
The world can save an estimated US$550 billion ... The report also highlights that newly industrialising economies and developing countries represent 90 percent of growth in future energy consumption. They have faced difficulties in accessing and adapting ...
Collaborative innovation to reduce cost of clean energy
Trade Arabia - 12/1/2015 3:28:59 PM
The world can save an estimated $550 billion on ... The report also highlights that newly industrialising economies and developing countries represent 90 per cent of growth in future energy consumption. They have faced difficulties in accessing and ...