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
“This will have a profound effect on the development of world energy markets.” Demand in countries outside the Organization ... $105.49 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. U.S. oil production climbed to 7.56 million barrels a day in the ...
10 Countries Take On Climate Change
World Policy Institute - 3/7/2014 8:37:04 PM
On June 16, 2013, solar and wind energy combined to produce 60 percentof ... the U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) to attenuate the effects of global climate change. Libby Leyden-Sussler is an editorial assistant at The World ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of ...
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 ...
World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
World Energy Consumption by Source, Based on Vaclav Smil estimates ... If we look at per capita energy consumption since 1965 by country based on BP data, we find very different patterns: Figure 7. Per capita energy consumption for selected countries ...
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
First, what they are not: the coal, oil and natural gas that the U.S. relies heavily on are all non-renewable, and will eventually dwindle and disappear. By contrast, the many types of renewable, or sustainable, energy resources, such as wind and solar ...
US energy production will surpass consumption by 2035, BP forecasts
fuelfix.com - 1/15/2014 6:24:17 PM
Peak oil adherents contend that global production soon will reach its highest level, and then begin a gradual, permanent decline. Dudley said BP has been able to pick up on several new energy trends by pushing its forecast horizon to 2035. “It’s ...
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
The agency also projects that the world will count more than 3.5 billion ... but it is the major reason why residential electricity consumption is increasing in most countries." The authors found that electricity consumption by small electrical ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
As one of only two upper middle-income countries to rank within the top 10, government strategy driving the transformation of its energy system aims to make Costa Rica the world's first carbon ... but with electricity production dominated by coal, South ...