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
Why Are OPEC Countries Abandoning Oil Consumption?
The Motley Fool - 5/17/2013 1:43:58 AM
This collection of countries is responsible for over 40% of all oil production around the world. For many of these countries, oil is far and away the largest source of governmental revenue. In Saudi Arabia, 45% of its GDP is generated from oil ...
Can poop save the world? Absolutely, says scientist David Walter-Toews
New York Daily News - 5/17/2013 5:43:11 PM
From fighting global warming to bringing diverse communities together, here are 10 ways poop can make the Earth a better place. 1. Contribute to energy self-sufficiency If half the livestock manure in the world ... we kill most of the pathogenic ...
World Bank rethinks stance on large-scale hydropower projects
The Guardian - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
The World Bank is making a major push to develop large-scale hydropower, something it had all but abandoned a decade ago but now sees as crucial to resolving the tension between economic development and the drive to tame carbon use. Such ...
Breakdown: Penetration of Renewable Energy in Selected Markets
RenewableEnergyWorld - 5/17/2013 2:01:17 PM
The majority of new wind generating capacity in Denmark has been added in the past 16 years. Despite the dominance of conservative parties in Denmark during the decade of the 2000s, Danish commitment to wind energy and biomass has not faltered. Italy is ...
U.S. Energy Policy Should Take a Lesson From Germany’s Energiewende
Bloomberg - 5/15/2013 6:49:59 PM
The country's energy transformation can be traced back ... Germany today is well on track to meet its renewable targets: at least 35 percent share of gross electricity consumption by 2020, 50 percent by 2030, and 80 percent by 2050.
Renewable-energy consumption by state.
Slate - 5/17/2013 2:44:14 PM
California and Texas might be leading the nation’s rollout of solar and wind power, respectively, but Washington, where hydroelectric dams provide over 60 percent of the state’s energy, was the country’s biggest user of renewable power in ...
U.S. oil boom causing energy upheaval
CNN Money - 5/14/2013 4:20:50 PM
The rise of U.S. shale gas and Canadian oil sands production is reshaping global energy markets. Booming North American oil production is reshaping world markets and will help satisfy the growing thirst for oil in the developing world ...
Facelift Access Hire: simple innovations for big energy savings
The Guardian - 5/16/2013 8:57:38 PM
The company has also added movement sensors and LED lighting to its depots, ensuring a much tighter control over its lighting and making an annual saving £5,000. By investing in low carbon equipment, Facelift is also achieving its aim of helping its ...
A powerful use for spoiled food
Los Angeles Times - 5/16/2013 11:17:49 AM
In a sprawling Compton distribution center that the company shares with its fellow Kroger Co. subsidiary Food 4 Less, organic matter otherwise destined for a landfill is rerouted instead into the facility's energy grid. Though many grocery ...
Lofty goals for British wind energy
United Press International - 5/17/2013 9:57:54 AM
LONDON, May 17 (UPI) -- The British government and the region's industrial leaders should work together to ensure the country becomes a world leader in offshore wind, a minister said. British Energy Minister Michael Fallon and ScottishPower ...
United Nations Foundation Welcomes Sustainable Energy Network of Ghana
San Francisco Gate - 5/15/2013 6:28:30 PM
SENG is the first country affiliate of the global Energy Access Practitioner Network, led by the United Nations Foundation. SENG’s work will support energy access in Ghana and contribute towards the global goal of achieving universal access to modern ...
Networks in 2020: More traffic, less energy
PC World - 5/13/2013 9:19:41 AM
Networks could use far less energy by 2020 even though they'll be carrying much more traffic, an industry group says. The GreenTouch consortium, formed in 2010 to speed up progress on more efficient networks, says it has identified technologies that ...
Amanpour to girls: It's time to power the world
CNN - 5/17/2013 3:41:29 PM
All the stories and statistics show ... half their populations, their women, are denied basic rights. It's why the Arab Spring must liberate and fully empower women, for the good of those countries. Write your own open letter to girls of the ...
Experts gather to discuss energy shortage
tribune.com.pk - 5/17/2013 7:16:14 PM
“The energy system was not attuned to technology which determined the demand and supply equation. There were home-grown ... next 20 years to meet the growing energy needs. Since mining of Thar coal could take a long time, he said, Pakistan ...
World Energy Solutions Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha - 5/14/2013 1:57:40 PM
In government, we continue to expand the GSA's Natural Gas Acquisition Program, securing new business with VA hospitals and an Air Force ... for lighting-only firms who value our mechanical services skills, further differentiating us in the market.