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 Bank Approves Largest Ever Guarantees for Ghana’s Energy Transformation
The World Bank - 7/29/2015 11:55:08 PM
WASHINGTON, July 30 2015 – The World Bank’s Board of Directors today approved a record investment of $700 million in guarantees for Ghana’s Sankofa Gas Project - a transformational project that will help address the country’s serious energy ...
The energy implications of China’s downturn
Financial Times - 7/28/2015 7:21:20 AM
China will remain a dominant player in the world energy market. As things stand, the country has no means other than imports to meet its energy needs. China will be at the heart of world energy trade for decades to come. Nevertheless, even if the downturn ...
Record $700m to ‘transform’ Ghana’s energy sector
Ghana Web - 8/2/2015 12:59:00 PM
A record investment of $700 million (£449m) has been approved for an energy project in Ghana ... and new power plants have led to frequent power outages in the country, according to the World Bank. The project is expected to add 1,000MW of power ...
South Africa May Import Power From Mozambique, Botswana
AFKinside - 7/30/2015 9:06:20 AM
Another possibility for electricity imports is neighboring Botswana ... South Africa is the fifth-largest coal-producing country in the world, producing an average of 224 million tones of marketable coal a year. About 25 percent is exported.
Budgeting for energy self-reliance
nepalitimes.com - 7/31/2015 3:07:14 AM
Who in his right mind levies VAT on hydropower projects when a country ... more electricity into the homes of Nepalis. It did nothing to reduce the consumption of imported petroleum products, which form the biggest component of Nepal’s imports and ...
Which countries are still affected by US sanctions?
theguardian.com - 7/21/2015 10:07:07 AM
and are often targeted at certain groups of individuals or companies within a country. An example is last year’s introduction of sanctions on government officials and specific energy firms within Russia. There are also sanctions issued by world governing ...
Research explores future energy security of China
Phys.org - 7/30/2015 10:56:41 PM
The country's electricity sector is the largest in the world and energy security concerns mean that ... Secondly, improve diversity in the fuel mix. If imports are necessary, prioritise non-coal fuels, such as nuclear fuels and natural gas.
Sudan Sees Hydropower Boost After Protests Over Electricity Cuts
Renewable Energy World - 7/30/2015 2:21:18 PM
The North African nation normally makes up its shortfall with imports from neighboring Ethiopia, which didn’t have surplus energy to supply over the past two months, he said. Erratic electricity supplies have sparked unrest in the country of 37 million ...
Spokesman: World Countries Vying for Iran Market
tasnimnews.com - 7/28/2015 11:06:13 PM
“The countries ... for imports, but we are looking for investments and new technologies, and finally an increase in our exports,” the Iranian president stressed. After Iran and the six world powers reached a conclusion over Tehran's nuclear energy ...
Global Coal Boom Ends As China — And World — Wakes Up To Reality Of Carbon Pollution
The Energy Collective - 7/23/2015 11:55:06 PM
You can see that in this June 15 chart from BP’s Group Chief Economist based on their newly-released “Statistical Review of World Energy ... enough clean electricity to power America. Why can’t India or other big developing countries do half as ...
China Must Reduce Dependence On Coal To Achieve Energy Security
CleanTechnica - 7/31/2015 7:56:33 PM
China is by far the world’s largest consumer of coal, with its electricity sector standing as the largest single source of coal demand, consuming approximately half of the country’s coal ... in the fuel mix. If imports are necessary, prioritise ...
More to Canada-U.S. energy trade than Keystone XL, consul general says
Leader Post - 7/29/2015 11:55:08 PM
Indeed, Canada accounts for nearly 40 per cent U.S. oil imports and is the largest foreign supplier of oil, natural gas and electricity to the ... century trade agreement with (countries generating) 40 per cent of the world’s economic output, including ...
Reshuffling Eurasia’s energy deck — Iran, China and Pipelineistan
Pakistan Defence - 8/2/2015 5:06:33 AM
We are trying our best to rope in investors from around the world... But the reality is that China is the largest investor in the country... And more than helpful in funding infrastructure projects... Also I really hope that this energy crisis is resolved ...
China Must Reduce Dependency on Coal for Long Term Energy Security
Clean Tech - 7/31/2015 8:07:53 AM
The country’s electricity sector is the largest in the world and energy security concerns mean that ... Secondly, improve diversity in the fuel mix. If imports are necessary, prioritise non-coal fuels, such as nuclear fuels and natural gas.
Saudi electricity sector needs USD186.58m investments
MENAFN - 8/2/2015 11:18:47 AM
(MENAFN) Saudi electricity sector needs around ... Aug 2 2015 - Egypt to import oil products worth USD16b in 2015-16, MENAFN (MENAFN) According to the Egyptian planning ministry, the country is expected to import 28.6 million tons of crude oil, liquefied ...