Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
World leaders kick off climate change conference in Paris
FOX News - 11/30/2015 11:12:28 AM
how much should be invested in renewable energy, and how much traditional oil and gas producers stand to lose if countries agree to forever reduce emissions. With that in mind, at least 19 governments and 28 leading world investors were announcing billions ...
Venezuela Energy Profile: Holds Some Of World’s Largest Oil And Natural Gas Proved Reserves – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 11/30/2015 1:57:07 PM
Venezuela is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters ... In 2014, Venezuela consumed 3.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) of total energy. 1 Oil continues to represent most of the country’s total energy consumed, and natural gas ...
World leaders launch bid for climate breakthrough in Paris
Reuters - 11/30/2015 3:37:20 PM
in which the developing world argued that countries that grew rich by industrializing on fossil fuels should pay the cost of shifting all economies to a renewable energy future. Now even China, once a leading voice of that club, has agreed to contribute to ...
The American Energy Story Obama Won’t Tell The World
Fox Nation - 11/30/2015 2:11:26 PM
President Barack Obama is poised to repeat his history of weak-handed negotiations on the world stage when nearly 200 countries gather in Paris on ... the advances our energy sector has made to reduce carbon emissions while simultaneously acting as the ...
India set to unveil global solar alliance of 120 countries at Paris climate summit
The Guardian - 11/30/2015 4:20:17 PM
In its pledge to the Paris summit, India offered to draw 40% of its electricity from renewables by 2030. The country is projected to be the world’s most populous by this time, with 1.45bn people. The promise was described as “at the least ambitious end ...
World leaders meet in Paris to cut emissions
Chicago Tribune - 11/30/2015 12:31:13 PM
With that in mind, at least 19 governments and 28 leading world investors were announcing billions of dollars in investments to research and develop clean energy technology, with the goal of making it cheaper. Under the initiative, 19 countries pledge to ...
Canada joins group of countries promising to double investment in clean energy
Canada - 11/30/2015 11:12:28 AM
PARIS — Canada will join 19 other countries around the world in doubling government-funded research and development over the next five years on clean energy projects, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday at the Paris climate-change conference.
India taking energy demand lead
United Press International - 11/30/2015 12:31:13 PM
Oil demand for India increases more than any other country and, while gas consumption triples, it plays only a minor role in the nation's energy mix. India by 2040 relies on oil imports to meet ... coal-mining company in the world, said its production ...
China Chokes on Smog as World Leaders Talk Climate Change
NBC News - 11/30/2015 10:29:31 AM
The two countries account for almost 40 percent of the world's total greenhouse gas emissions. Coal supplies some 65 percent of China's energy needs. After once being classified as China's most polluted city, Baoding launched a "low-carbon" program to ...
Leaders of a warming Earth, in largest gathering ever, rethink global energy in Paris
US News and World Report - 11/30/2015 3:08:42 PM
He urged leaders to work toward a world free from both environmental destruction and extremist violence. A climate deal is by no means guaranteed. More than 180 countries have already submitted individual national plans, but that's just a foundation for a ...
The World’s Most Prominent Tech Leaders Plan to Spend Billions on Clean Energy R&D
Greentech Media - 11/30/2015 4:20:17 PM
Under the program, 20 countries made commitments to double their respective clean energy research and development investment over five years. The group -- which includes some of the most populous and polluting nations in the world -- is comprised of ...
Climate summit opens in Paris; world leaders give it a major political push as hope floats for climate deal
Times of India - 11/30/2015 3:44:29 PM
PARIS: Giving a major political push to the climate negotiations, the world leaders from ... China and other developing countries have been pitching for. He also said that the developing countries must accelerate their energy transition and developing ...
Netanyahu, world leaders gather in Paris for climate conference
The Times of Israel - 11/30/2015 4:48:55 PM
The US and France said 20 countries will also pledge on Monday to double their investments in clean energy. To pressure world leaders into forging an agreement, more than half a million people participated in climate protests around the world over the weekend.
World Leaders Open Paris Climate Change Talks
Scientific American - 11/30/2015 3:51:39 PM
U.S. President Obama spent his first hours in the country at the Bataclan ... announcement today by Obama, 19 other world leaders and Microsoft founder Bill Gates to double research and development money for clean energy is expected to inject momentum ...