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
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
Atlantic Online - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the world’s energy consumption ... In the EIA forecasts, energy use per capita remains flat in OCED countries over the next 30 years but jumps 46 percent in the developing ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
World energy consumption will rise 56 percent ... with the two Asian countries accounting for half the gain. One quadrillion Btu is equal to 172 million barrels of crude oil. China, which used 3.4 percent more energy than the U.S. in 2010 ...
10 Countries Take On Climate Change
World Policy Institute - 3/7/2014 8:37:04 PM
Below are a list of the top countries ... India is one of the world’s leading emitters of CO2 and, according to a recent study by Yale and Columbia, ranks 126 out of 132 countries on environmental performance—the lowest of any country ...
Why electricity demand is falling, and what it means
Renew Economy - 3/6/2014 11:05:35 AM
This is best seen in the US where, since 1949, electricity demand has marched upward in a nearly uninterrupted pattern with the country never ... softening in electricity consumption is happening in many places around the world (Figure 2).
The Nation - 3/7/2014 10:28:37 AM
World energy consumption is rapidly increasing with an increase in ... This evidently indicates that Pakistan is an energy-deficient country. The total available capacity of electrical generation in Pakistan is 14000 MW and the country is facing a ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
making up 80 percent of world energy use through 2040. That dominance is visible in countries like China and India where sustained, long-term growth has driven demand for cheap and prevalent sources of fuel like coal and oil. Energy use within ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
OilPrice - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 PM
Between World War II and 1970, there was a huge ramp-up in energy consumption per capita. There are several reasons why this might happen: • During this period, European countries and Japan were rebuilding after World War II. • There was a need to find ...
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 ...
EIA Predicts 50% Increase in World Energy Consumption by 2030
redgreenandblue.org - 6/29/2008 11:58:17 PM
World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 50 percent from 2005 to 2030, according to a new report from the United States Energy Information Agency. Total energy demand in non-OECD countries is projected to increase by 95 percent ...
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/8/2012 11:59:49 PM
Spain, 7.8 percent of world total Last April, wind power became Spain’s largest source of electricity generation ... s energy from alternative and renewable sources by 2020. 5. Brazil: 5 percent of world total Brazil has boosted large investments ...
US energy production will surpass consumption by 2035, BP forecasts
fuelfix.com - 1/15/2014 6:24:17 PM
will surpass Europe to become the largest buyer of overseas energy sources in the world by 2035, especially as it doubles its use of natural gas to 12 percent, eating into coal’s dominance in the country. Natural gas production in China could grow more ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to ... 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.
World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says
Los Angeles Times - 7/27/2013 1:38:31 AM
“These two countries combined account for half the world's total increase in energy use through 2040.” PHOTOS: 10 cheapest cars that get 35 mpg or better In China, liquid fuel consumption is expected to rise from 9 million barrels a day to ...
Soaring electricity use by new electronic devices imperils climate change efforts
New York Times - 5/13/2009 11:53:23 PM
IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka said in a press release accompanying the report that the increase was equivalent to the current combined ... to increase energy security and economic development, and to mitigate climate change," states ...