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
Turkey Gripped by Major Power Outage
Wall Street Journal - 3/31/2015 11:01:12 AM
ISTANBUL—Turkey’s government was scrambling to tackle the country’s largest ... of earlier decades when power cuts were a more regular occurrence. Large-scale power outages are rare in Turkey, which has seen energy consumption rise rapidly in the ...
Beijing’s Four Major Coal-Fired Power Plants Will Completely Shut Down
CleanTechnica - 4/1/2015 12:51:33 AM
China is cutting pollution in an effort to lose its role as the world’s largest carbon ... to supply 2.6 times more electricity than the coal plants.” A trend in China is taking hold, no doubt an outcome of the country’s infamy as a major polluter ...
Global energy needs presented at symposium
Norman Transcript - 3/29/2015 5:19:58 AM
"If we go on a global basis, the first thing you see is that on a average basis the energy consumption per ... energy demand of developed countries as being "absolutely flat." “This is quite an amazing trend in the world of energy that we expect ...
Nigeria, others, have world’s worst energy access — Report
Vanguard - 3/24/2015 1:15:22 AM
Nigeria and other countries of the Sub-Sahara African region have the world’s worst access ... It explained that as regards consumption, Africa’s rates are far below other emerging markets. Average electricity consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa ...
Microsoft is ignoring Xbox One's biggest energy issue
Yahoo News - 3/31/2015 2:57:25 PM
The New York-based non-profit has repeatedly requested that Microsoft review its current policy of supplying Xbox Ones with highest energy setting as default, without an obvious option to reduce power consumption ... in European countries, where Xbox ...
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Bloomberg - 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 goal.
Major Power Outage Darkens Dozens Of Cities In Turkey
Florida's Wuft-FM - 3/31/2015 4:16:10 PM
Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said teams are working to determine the cause of the blackout, ruling out claims that the country is suffering an energy ... Turkey’s power consumption has increased rapidly over the past few years and will likely continue ...
Market Research on Australian Smart Energy and M2M Global Industry Analysis Shares Size Trends and Growth report
MENAFN - 3/31/2015 2:21:38 PM
ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report " Smart Energy ... developing world. View report details with TOC at: http://www.researchmoz.us/australia-smart-energy-and-m2m-report.html ‘Smart’ means communication and since many countries are ...
Stay Energy Efficient with 6 Smart Eco-Friendly Apps
Make Use Of - 3/29/2015 11:56:40 PM
Additionally, Wiser Home was designed with a ripple effect in mind: By using this app, you’re contributing to a larger movement that helps electricity providers all over the country improve ... one-third of the entire world’s carbon emissions?
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 5:49:22 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the ... Most of the growth in energy consumption will occur in countries like China and India that rely on carbon-polluting coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity.
Cheap and versatile: ‘Notel’ provides North Koreans window to outside world
The Rakyat Post - 3/27/2015 8:09:58 PM
A US$50 (RM185) portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government ... overcoming the twin barriers to foreign media consumption: surveillance and power outages. “If you were to design the perfect ...
15 ways the world will be terrifying in 2050
The Business Insider - 3/31/2015 12:05:37 PM
The world hasn't weaned itself off fossil fuels or antibiotics, protected the rain forest, or reduced the stigma surrounding mental illness. We haven't flood-proofed our cities or protected our energy grids ... of their protein consumption from fish ...
It is time for Africa to tap the solar power
REVE - 3/28/2015 6:14:15 PM
However, given the desperate need for electricity to drive development, some African countries are beginning to make ... per year (TWh/y), which is nearly 200 times the present world electricity consumption of 18,000 TWh/y. The annual electricity ...
Deputy UN chief calls for ‘hydro-diplomacy’ as world faces growing water shortages
UN News Centre - 3/29/2015 11:56:40 PM
Water consumption, the UN has noted, also directly affects quality of life for millions of people around the world in developing and least developed countries ... agriculture, cities, energy production and transportation,” President of the General ...
Major power outage hits cities and provinces across Turkey
Reuters - 3/31/2015 11:58:28 AM
Yildiz later said around 80 percent of Istanbul's power supply had been restored and that the rest of the country would follow soon ... Turkey's electricity consumption has risen strongly in recent years, thanks to robust economic growth and a rising ...