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
Analysts: Solar energy is on the verge of a 'global boom'
The Business Insider - 4/25/2015 10:13:04 PM
SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top industrialized ... is commercially viable in all G7 countries and 14 of the G20 economies ...
World Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) Systems Industry
Financial Content - 4/21/2015 11:19:14 AM
ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS - AN OVERVIEW II-21 Power Grid: From Generation to Distribution II-21 World Electricity Generation ... Leading Power Consuming Countries Worldwide: Ranked by Per Capita Electricity Consumption in '000 kWh (includes corresponding ...
Upgrading Efficiency of World's Coal Fleet to Reduce CO2 Emissions
PennEnergy - 4/22/2015 5:30:17 PM
Coal remains an important source of energy for the world, particularly for power generation ... reflecting the large growth in total energy consumption. India is a rapidly developing country with considerable energy poverty and rapidly growing energy ...
Can the World Run on Renewable Energy?
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 4/23/2015 6:26:22 PM
The country, which gets 15% of its energy from nuclear power now ... The transition to electric vehicles has the potential to blunt the oil consumption and climate impacts of the world’s cars, but there’s a long way to go. In the U.S. in 2014, 119,710 ...
The 10 healthiest countries in the world
Market Watch - 4/23/2015 5:54:45 AM
The per capita alcohol consumption ... in the world. Norway had the second best access to services, reflecting clean water and that its entire population had access to electricity. There were also nearly four physicians per 1,000 people in the country ...
How to reduce energy consumption in hotels
Hotel News Now - 4/21/2015 11:58:01 PM
Energy is one sustainability ... one of the most important economies in the world, the hospitality industry is not bound by strong international regulation and depends mainly on the rules established in each country. A 4-star hotel in France has different ...
Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy
Money Control - 4/26/2015 10:16:03 AM
One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top industrialised nations ... technology is commercially viable in all G7 countries and 14 of the G20 economies, according ...
Msheireb Properties wins two awards in Tarsheed’s National Program for Conservation & Energy Efficiency
Al Bawaba - 4/26/2015 7:38:34 AM
The competition witnessed entries from different sectors in the country ... the world to ensure we used cutting edge, environmentally friendly technology and best building practice throughout the development with the aim to reduce energy consumption ...
The world is finally producing renewable energy at an industrial scale
investorintel.com - 4/21/2015 4:19:53 PM
While oil prices were rapidly falling and China’s coal consumption ... consumers around the world pay to keep the lights on. It’s a third of the cost of electricity in Africa. Grid parity for solar is already available in many countries; in others ...
World faces growing challenge of water security
AsiaOne - 4/26/2015 8:28:40 AM
According to the World Water Development Report ... has become a more complicated issue as it is linked to food and energy sectors, the two most dependent sectors on water consumption. "Countries have to consider how to manage water for sustainable ...
New water system cuts energy by a third in growing Chilean neighbourhood
theguardian.com - 4/21/2015 10:43:27 AM
Related: How mobile technology is creating a vital link to clean water in developing countries The population growth ... Chile and Brazil for the knockout stages of World Cup football in July 2014, water consumption dropped during the first half, but ...
Solar power is shaking up global energy
REVE - 4/26/2015 10:30:22 AM
One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world’s top industrialised ... the technology is commercially viable in all G7 countries and 14 of the G20 economies, according to ...
China Could Get 85 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewables By 2050, Report Finds
Think Progress - 4/24/2015 7:55:15 AM
The world’s largest consumer of coal could undergo a dramatic transformation in its energy profile in the coming ... By the end of 2014, the country of 1.3 billion had cut its coal consumption for the first time in more than a decade.
UAE has 4% of world's oil and 3.5% of gas reserves: Energy minister
Emirates247 - 4/16/2015 4:40:08 PM
The minister gave an overview of oil production and the domestic consumption of petroleum derivatives ... adding that "The UAE government's goal is to make the country one of the world's best in the areas of energy policies, the best possible means ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- World energy consumption will rise 56 percent in the next three decades, driven by growth in developing countries such as China and India, the Energy Information Administration said. Demand will increase to 820 quadrillion British ...