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
Global Circuit Protection Market driven by increased electricity consumption according to a new report
MENAFN - 7/28/2015 5:33:57 AM
Developing countries are the major source of increased electricity consumption worldwide ... distributor of market research and business information. Representing the world's top research publishers and analysts we provide quick and easy access to the ...
The energy implications of China’s downturn
Financial Times - 7/28/2015 7:21:20 AM
China’s coal consumption is up by almost 80 per cent over the last 10 years and the country now burns more than half of all the coal used worldwide each day. Twenty-three percent of the world’s primary energy consumption is now accounted for by China.
China’s power consumption and thermal power investment on the rise
Power Engineering - 7/29/2015 10:11:56 AM
China's power consumption rose 1.3 per cent in the first half of 2015 ... who also provided information on the country’s new installed power capacity for the year to date. This growth rate compares with 5.4 per cent in the first half of 2014.
UAE Described as Pioneer in the Field of Renewable Energy
Inter Press Service - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
The concept of SE4ALL takes on added importance in the context of the U.N.’s post-2015 development agenda, which will be adopted by over 150 political leaders at the upcoming world ... heart of a country’s core interests. Renewable energy is primarily ...
Hillary Clinton pushes renewable energy with focus on solar
CNN - 7/27/2015 6:06:45 PM
According to the World Bank, over 85% of U.S. energy consumption came from fossil fuels ... "emerged as a strong leader in solving the climate crisis and ensuring our country's economic security" due to the proposal. Campaign aides stressed that Sunday's ...
City to be first renewable energy pilot zone
China Daily - 7/30/2015 1:28:12 AM
Zhangjiakou in the northwest of Hebei province has been approved as the country's ... a goal to establish a world leading "low-carbon Olympic zone". The city aims to increase renewable energy generation of its total electricity consumption to 55 percent ...
The Hidden Costs of China's Shift to Hydropower
The Diplomat - 7/29/2015 2:22:29 PM
But China’s target to use non-fossil fuel sources for around 20 percent of its primary energy consumption by 2030 will ... up from 300 GW today. The country is already home to half the world’s 80,000 dams, more than the United States, Brazil, and ...
Are the world's most upbeat consumers feeling down?
CNBC - 7/28/2015 11:27:42 PM
"We have markets like Philippines, where we're seeing a continued influx of foreign investments and a robust domestic consumption ... Asia's only major energy exporting economy – lower energy prices have been an economic headwind due to the country's ...
Enel Green Power brings world’s first integrated geothermal energy and biomass plant in Tuscany
REVE - 7/27/2015 8:37:05 PM
Enel Green Power has brought online the world’s first biomass plant used to heat geothermal ... wind while also using a stand-alone solar photovoltaic plant to reduce the consumption of Apiacas construction site, will enable the optimisation of results ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 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.
Bay Area reduces water consumption by up to 40%, civilization does not collapse
Daily Kos - 7/27/2015 10:57:16 AM
According to water data reported by local suppliers, the city of San Francisco saw its consumption drop 19.5 percent in ... not only to my neighbors but to people across the country and the world (especially rich developed nations), for this news serves ...
Mafia and multinationals milk Italy's green energy boom
The Express Tribune - 7/27/2015 9:55:49 PM
In solar in particular, Italy has become a world leader, generating more of its energy from the sun than any other state, with over 7.5 per cent of national consumption coming from photovoltaic production. Every single township in the country now boasts at ...
50% renewable energy would put Australia in line with leading nations
Renew Economy - 7/27/2015 4:59:21 AM
China is, of course, the world leader in this transition, with a commitment to source 30% of electricity from renewables by 2020. China’s Energy Development Strategic Action Plan (2014–2020) specifies limits for overall energy and coal consumption ...
Miners’urged to initiate 25-year power agenda
Ghana Web - 7/29/2015 11:23:31 AM
The mining industry consumed about 10-30% of power generated in-country at the turn of the millennium ... Government early this year asked mining companies to further cut their power consumption -- by shedding a little over 30 percent from the initial ...
A Strategist’s Guide to Power Industry Transformation
Strategy Business - 7/29/2015 5:07:07 PM
According to the Deutsche Bank Research “2015 Solar Outlook,” in many countries around the world, rooftop solar electricity ... incumbents will evolve to provide the direct management of energy consumption for customers and provision of a portfolio ...