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
Keystone Seen Failing to Sop Up Canada Oil Glut: Energy Markets
Businessweek - 6/18/2013 6:09:39 PM
Even if U.S. President Barack Obama approves the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian crude oil probably will remain the cheapest in the world, hampering expansion of the country’s largest export industry. Canadian oil prices are forecast to fall ...
Do Manmade Tornadoes Hold the Key to Future Energy Production?
OilPrice - 6/17/2013 12:52:53 AM
The Free Oilprice.com Energy Intelligence Report gives you this and much more. Click here to find out more. Louis Michaud believes that the world could be powered by manmade tornadoes, and as mad as his idea seems, he has secured backing from Peter Thiel ...
A Few Voices Warn of US Energy Revolution 'Hype'
CNBC - 6/18/2013 5:33:52 PM
and soaring shale production has heightened hopes that the United States may actually get there. But some energy watchers are questioning how much the world's largest economy can realistically produce—and whether some estimates may be too lofty.
As U.S. production soars, oil companies eye far horizons
fuelfix.com - 6/18/2013 4:43:45 PM
Even as much attention focuses on the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. onshore production from shale plays, new frontiers for exploration are taking drillers, engineers, geologists and services firms to Brazil, the Arctic, Africa, Australia and parts ...
Mexico’s Pena Nieto plans end to 75-year Pemex monopoly in oil production
Financial Post - 6/18/2013 2:31:55 AM
Pena Nieto said his administration will send the energy bill to congress by September, when regular sessions resume, followed by a tax proposal. He said he’s confident the so-called Pact for Mexico of the country’s top three political ...
U.S. to stay engaged in Mideast despite domestic energy boom, says top official
Haaretz - 6/19/2013 8:00:01 AM
A top U.S. energy official ... the position of our country from the perspective of energy security," said Carlos Pascual, special envoy for international energy affairs. But he stressed that "all of these changes in U.S. energy production do not change ...
BP: US oil production surged in 2012
Las Vegas Sun - 6/16/2013 2:48:37 AM
BP says the United States saw its biggest-ever annual increase in oil production in 2012, while the world's demand for energy grew at a slower pace than the year before. In its annual Statistical Review of World Energy released Wednesday, BP PLC says the U ...
Hunger about more than food production, FAO Conference
EIN News - 6/14/2013 11:58:00 PM
"But poverty can be exacerbated by problems in the production side partly because of food supply falling behind food demand tends to raise food prices, which can make ... share of captures is destined for fish meal production. On a per capita basis ...
Goldman Sachs invests in Japanese green energy
itechpost.com - 6/17/2013 1:07:12 AM
The island nation, which began 2013 with 6.1 GW of solar production, will end the year producing 9.4 GW of electricity form the Sun. This would make Japan the second biggest market for solar power in the world ... of the leading countries for solar ...
Competitiveness, foreign investment suffering due to high electricity costs
Inside Costa Rica - 6/19/2013 3:02:21 PM
June 19 th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The high cost of electricity in Costa Rica is affecting the cost of production in the industrial sector and reducing Costa Rica’s competitiveness, according to business leaders. Concerned about the ...
Chevron Corporation (CVX), EOG Resources Inc (EOG): South America’s Best Bet in Energy Might Not Be Brazil
INSIDER MONKEY - 6/19/2013 6:22:47 PM
However, new data from the EIA shows that Argentina has large quantities of its own of energy resources. The country is now ranked fourth in the world in terms of technically ... its current goal is to reach production of 1 million barrels ...
World bodies say global food prices to rise
Gulf News - 6/16/2013 1:25:42 PM
Growth in food production has slowed over the ... carry on blissfully as if nothing has changed in the world, there could be a problem.” Higher prices will have their biggest impact in developing countries where some families spend up to 60 per cent ...
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing
MENAFN - 6/19/2013 1:57:56 PM
It builds upon our previous hearings that have assessed the tremendous potential for increased American energy production ... had an abundance of coal in this country and have exported it for many years. But growing world demand for affordable and reliable ...
Yield trends insufficient to double global crop production by 2050
Science Codex - 6/19/2013 9:57:32 PM
In the current study, researchers assessed agricultural statistics from across the world and found that yields of four key crops- maize, rice, wheat and soybean- are increasing at rates between 0.9 -1.6 percent ... The analysis maps global regions where ...
Spanish firms target Saudi solar energy sector
SteelGuru - 6/16/2013 2:41:27 AM
Arab News reported that a group of Spanish companies have expressed willingness to enter into partnership with their Saudi counterparts to set up plants for production ... being the biggest world oil consuming country to produce energy, which makes it ...