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
South Korea Energy Profile: Heavily Relies On Imports To Meet Total Primary Energy Consumption – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 10/6/2015 7:52:51 AM
South Korea’s highly developed economy drives its energy consumption, and economic growth is fueled by exports, most notably exports of electronics and semiconductors. The country also contains one of the world’s top shipbuilding industries.
Zimbabwe big mines urged to cut power use by 25%
Ghana Web - 10/7/2015 10:21:59 AM
Zimbabwe will ask large mining companies, including units of the world's top two platinum producers, to cut power consumption by up to 25 percent, part of measures to ease crippling shortages, the energy minister said. The Southern African country ...
UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe urges big mines to cut power use by 25 pct to ease shortages
Reuters - 10/7/2015 8:27:27 AM
including units of the world's top two platinum producers, to cut power consumption by up to 25 percent, part of measures to ease crippling shortages, the energy minister said. The Southern African country, where six in 10 people have no access to ...
The 10 Most Competitive Countries In The World
Seeking Alpha - 10/7/2015 8:27:27 AM
writing that "the world's second-largest economy has begun to shift away from manufacturing and more toward consumption and the service industries." My views here are quite validated by the GCI's assessment of the Asian country's current economic condition ...
Half of Africa could be powered by renewables by 2030, says IRENA
Edie - 10/5/2015 12:47:31 PM
Africa could generate 50% of its energy ... of the country and the availability of vast expanses of land. “South Africa’s first CPV plants were commissioned in 2010 and had a combined capacity of 0.2 MW, but the country now has the world’s third ...
Zimbabwean mining firms ordered to cut power usage amid crisis
Xinhua News Agency - 10/7/2015 9:53:21 AM
Zimbabwe is the world's major producer ... major mining firms to cut power consumption by up to 25 percent as it moves to ease massive power cuts that have disrupted commercial and industrial activities in the country. Zimbabwe is battling acute power ...
Eaton's Lighting Solutions Enhance Aesthetics, Bring Control Capabilities and Reduce Energy Consumption by Nearly 70 Percent at AEE Headquarters
Thomasnet News - 9/29/2015 11:53:12 PM
Eaton's Lighting Solutions Enhance Aesthetics, Bring Control Capabilities and Reduce Energy Consumption by Nearly 70 Percent at ... lighting and other power management solutions at AEE’s World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) this week at booth 706.
Report: Africa can generate 22% of its energy through renewables by 2030, headed by biomass
Bioenery Insight - 10/7/2015 9:17:33 AM
‘Africa holds some of the best renewable energy resources in the world in the form of biomass ... creates a massive opportunity for African countries to both transform and expand their energy systems while providing a pathway for low-carbon economic ...
Africa can quadruple share of renewable energy by 2030
REVE - 10/5/2015 9:44:23 PM
“Africa holds some of the best renewable energy resources in the world in the form of biomass ... creates a massive opportunity for African countries to both transform and expand their energy systems while providing a pathway for low-carbon economic ...
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 ...
AFDB’s new deal for power sector in Africa
Businessday - 10/6/2015 11:59:13 PM
... consumption, or security of supply. Africa’s power infrastructure delivers only a fraction of the service found elsewhere in the developing world. The entire installed generation capacity of Africa’s 48 Sub-Saharan countries is just 68 gigawatts ...
World Bank estimates show fall in India’s poverty rate
The Hindu - 10/6/2015 10:44:38 AM
The World ... consumption and, therefore, lower poverty estimates. “We expect that the MMRP-based estimate (currently at 12.4% for India) will set the baseline for India and global poverty estimates,” a World Bank spokesperson told The Hindu. More ...
World Bank sticks to India’s growth outlook , seeks key reforms
Economic Times - 10/5/2015 4:12:07 AM
Still, India is strong enough to power the entire region to the fastest growing in the world ... consumption, a gradual rise of investments, limited exposure to the financial turmoil and an improved external position have given most South Asian countries ...
Ukraine Economy To Fall? Gross Domestic Product To Shrink By 12%, Says World Bank
International Business Times - 10/5/2015 9:27:05 AM
“The Ukrainian authorities have taken many important steps to stabilize and reform the economy, but they represent only a meaningful start of the long and arduous reform process,” Qimiao Fan, World Bank country ... to cover the energy company ...
How the World Bank found fewer poor in the world
The Indian Express - 10/6/2015 11:56:13 AM
These include rural electrification which has changed consumption and earnings ... relative movement of inflation in these countries and by extension the rest of the world. This is the concept of purchasing power parity. Cutting out the math what we ...