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
IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2014
Canada Free Press - 11/22/2014 1:45:31 AM
India has the world’s fifth-largest reserves of coal and may denationalize ... and the reduction of dependence on foreign supplies and price volatility for countries that import energy. IEA examined a low nuclear case where global nuclear capacity ...
Energy in 25 years: Who's producing, who's buying
CNBC - 11/18/2014 5:28:00 PM
Some 95 percent of that growth is expected to come from emerging countries, while energy use in the developed ... overtaking Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of liquids this year, helping reduce U.S. oil imports by nearly 75 percent between ...
What’s the cost if energy assets get stranded?
macrobusiness.com.au - 11/20/2014 11:59:20 PM
India also signalled its aim to end coal imports within ... to expect when the world implements policies to limit global warming to 2C. The Australian government is relying on BREE’s energy projections when producing the country’s over-arching energy ...
Japan’s recovery from Fukushima shows resilience
The National - 11/23/2014 1:47:19 PM
Perhaps no other country could have coped ... they rely on oil imports, mostly from the Middle East, and gas and coal from a wider variety of suppliers. Dramatic changes in the world energy system are leading Japan and its compatriots to think differently ...
Goyal: may stop thermal coal imports in 2-3 years
Reuters - 11/12/2014 10:32:46 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has asked Coal India, the world's ... be able to stop imports of thermal coal." Coal generates three-fifths of India's power, but a shortage of the fuel means millions still go without electricity and power cuts ...
Possible to stop imports of thermal coal in 2-3 yrs: Goyal
Money Control - 11/12/2014 8:16:46 AM
India, the world's third-largest buyer ... three years we should be able to stop imports of thermal coal." Coal generates three-fifths of India's power, but a shortage of the fuel means millions still go without electricity and power cuts are common.
China Shale Boom Fizzles as Clean Energy, Imports Take Lead
Bloomberg - 11/21/2014 3:41:14 AM
China, which has the world’s largest shale gas reserves, awarded 18 companies exploration rights in two auctions in 2011 and 2012, in an attempt to replicate the U.S. shale boom and cut its reliance on imports. Only one of these, state-owned energy giant ...
India May Stop Thermal Coal Imports In Two To Three Years: Power and Coal Minister
International Business Times - 11/12/2014 6:25:13 PM
(Reuters) - India, the world's third-largest ... years we should be able to stop imports of thermal coal." Coal generates three-fifths of India's power, but a shortage of the fuel means millions still go without electricity and power cuts are common.
Canadian crude imports likely to keep falling -NEB
Reuters - 11/13/2014 9:44:28 PM
Canada has the world's third-largest crude reserves behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, most of which are located in the oil sands in northern Alberta. The country still imports crude oil, however, because of limited transport infrastructure connecting ...
COLUMN-China energy targets show intent, picks winners and losers: Russell
Reuters - 11/20/2014 4:46:51 AM
However, all the indications from China's leaders have been that the world's largest polluter ... distance transmission lines to carry electricity to the more populated east of the country. This doesn't mean coal imports will drop to zero, but the 7.7 ...
Americans Win with American Energy
Breaking Energy - 11/18/2014 10:07:10 PM
eventually got the country up and running again. In 2012 Japan consumed 37% of the world’s liquefied natural gas (LNG). The past few years have seen some upheavals in the balance of energy security around the Pacific. America, which used to be the world ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt ... Not surprising, the countries with the most energy-efficient economies are those who import their energy supplies. Japan leads the way. It is, after all, birthplace of the Kyoto Protocols ...
World Bank Supports More Efficient and More Reliable District Heating Services in Moldova
The World Bank - 11/22/2014 12:33:56 AM
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2014 — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today ... Although Moldova is dependent on imports to meet its energy demand, inefficient energy use in Moldova is leading to higher energy costs for both industries and ...
Solar panel makers urge govt to curb cheap imports
The Daily Star - 11/22/2014 10:06:36 AM
China and European countries. Manufacturers have urged the government to discourage imports of low-grade panels and sought policy support to help protect and flourish the local industry. “We want specific and effective policies on renewable energy ...
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Businessweek - 11/25/2013 10:27:53 AM
At the same time, the world’s poorest people are also those with the lowest access to modern sources of energy such as electricity and natural gas. In order to foster economic growth and improvements in health, developing countries will need to generate ...