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, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
IFC and Société Générale Trade Facility Supports Energy Imports in Cote d’Ivoire
appablog.wordpress.com - 12/4/2013 2:27:45 PM
IFC and Société Générale will each participate with up to $100 million in the facility for Societe Ivoirienne de Raffinage (SIR), which supplies effectively all of the refined petroleum products in Cote d’Ivoire as well as Burkina Faso ...
Cote d'Ivoire: IFC and Société Générale Trade Facility Supports Energy Imports in Cote d'Ivoire
AllAfrica - 12/3/2013 11:54:27 PM
Washington — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Société Générale have co-arranged a $300 million facility for Cote d'Ivoire's only oil refinery that will help guarantee a steady supply of critical energy imports for the country and its ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
theenergycollective.com - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide (CO 2) based ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
More important, Japan has very little domestic energy production and is forced to import ... Not surprisingly, the countries are wealthy and among the world’s greenest as well, according to the Environmental Performance Index, a joint product ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements ... A report released last year in Doha by the World Energy Council urged governments to design long-term energy policies, enable market conditions ...
IFC and SociÉtÉ GÉnÉrale Trade Facility Supports Energy Imports in Cote d'Ivoire
HispanicBusiness.com - 12/4/2013 2:27:45 PM
“SIR's production touches the lives of millions of people by providing them with energy for their homes and businesses and gasoline for their trucks to get products to market,” said Georgina Baker , IFC Director for Global Trade and Supply ...
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/8/2012 11:59:49 PM
3. Spain, 7.8 percent of world total Last April, wind power became Spain’s largest source of electricity generation, although the country still imports the majority of its energy. Spanish producers are also building turbines and installing wind farms ...
US Exports to China Increasing Barrels of Petcoke, a Fuel Dirtier Than Coal
Businessweek - 12/5/2013 4:06:47 PM
Even as China is investing more money than any other country in developing renewable electricity, its consumption of traditional fossil fuels is also rising steeply. Each year, roughly half the coal burned in the world is burned in China.
Top 10 countries for energy sustainability
SmartPlanet - 9/26/2013 2:20:42 AM
How you define sustainability can stir up plenty of contention, but in a new report the World Energy Council takes an all-of-the-above look at the energy sustainability in countries around the world. The organization's Energy Sustainability Index ranks 129 ...
Australia’s growing oil imports are an energy security issue
theconversation.com - 6/19/2012 8:56:29 PM
one facet of the country’s energy situation has largely been under the radar – the country’s growing reliance on oil imports. BP have just released their annual Statistical Review of World Energy. This statistical bulletin is regarded as the most ...
Sweden forced to import trash from Norway to create heat and electricity
New York Daily News - 10/26/2012 5:01:46 AM
“So that’s why we have the world’s best incineration plants concerning energy efficiency,” Senior Advisor ... Ostlund said she would like to see Sweden import trash from countries outside Scandinavia. “I hope that we instead will ...
IEA: Rising Output, Energy Efficiency to Halve US Oil Imports by 2020
rigzone.com - 10/16/2013 1:31:20 PM
Adding that development to energy savings from investments in efficiency will cut the need of the world's largest oil consumer to rely on imported oils, the IEA said. Earlier this month, the U.S. government said the country had already ceded its ranking as ...
Sweden imports waste from European neighbors to fuel waste-to-energy program
Public Radio International PRI - 6/26/2012 11:58:28 AM
Catarina Ostlund, Senior Advisor for the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency said the country is ... when both heat and electricity are used, there’s much higher efficiency for power plants. “So that’s why we have the world’s best incineration ...
U.S. On Pace to Become One of the Most Energy-Efficient Developed Countries -- IEA
The Wall Street Journal - 10/15/2013 11:55:17 PM
The U.S. is on track to become one of the most energy-efficient countries in the developed world by the end of the decade ... could almost halve U.S. oil imports by the end of the decade. However, the IEA also flagged concerns about whether ...
IEA World Outlook: Six Key Trends Shaping the Energy Future
National Geographic - 11/12/2013 9:06:05 PM
And by the mid-2020s, the Middle East—the world's ... oil and natural gas, already more than $500 billion a year, is expected to grow nearly 10 percent and will sap 2.3 percent of GDP by 2035, says the IEA. (See related, "No Freeze on Winter Energy ...