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
Why on Earth Is America Still Importing Energy?
The Motley Fool - 8/20/2014 11:22:17 AM
So, despite having the largest coal reserves in the world, which are enough to last the country 290 years, America still imports coal simply because it's cheaper to do so. Despite our vast energy resources America still imports a lot of energy. We import ...
World inexorably linked by energy
Troy Media - 8/22/2014 2:26:02 PM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug 22, 2014/ Troy Media/ – Energy remains ... gas from Russia and six countries being almost entirely dependent on imports from Gazprom. Almost 30 per cent of the gas requirements of Germany, the world’s fourth largest economy ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
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 ...
WTO rules against Argentine import curbs
Financial Times - 8/22/2014 8:45:25 PM
The World Trade Organisation has added to Argentina ... included requirements that all imports are balanced by exports and accompanied by investments into the country. Argentina imposed limits on the volume and price of imports and bans on foreign ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing ... With large oil and natural gas reserves and close proximity, Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports. The development of the Bakken and Athabasca oil sands ...
Nicaragua’s latest revolution: Becoming a green energy powerhouse
Star Telegram - 8/23/2014 1:10:16 AM
RIVAS, Nicaragua — How quickly can a nation wean itself from fossil fuels and move toward reliance on renewable energy? In the case of ... of the wind is one of the best in the world,” said Cesar Zamora, country representative for the Israeli firm ...
Can India Achieve 100% Renewable Energy?
CleanTechnica - 8/22/2014 2:51:40 AM
As Jeremy Rifkin, an economist and activist, said in New Delhi in January 2012, “India is the Saudi Arabia of renewable energy sources and, if properly utilized, India can realize its place in the world as ... about having to import increasing amounts ...
Ending ban on oil exports would mean cheaper gasoline, energy executive says
Fuel Fix - 8/22/2014 7:48:09 PM
ConocoPhillips senior economist Helen Currie, citing a study by the energy consulting firm IHS Inc., said ... Even so, the nation will continue import oil from a number of countries, including the Middle East. “That’s just the nature of how the markets ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
It also highlights the over-dependence of many energy systems, with 32% of countries dependent on imports to meet more than half of their ... and a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture.
Peabody Energy Corporation CEO Says Coal Is Still On Top, But Is It?
Seeking Alpha - 8/20/2014 5:31:32 AM
If Greg Boyce has evidence to back up the dramatic expansion of coal imports by China indicated on the Peabody Energy website ... poor in his country using a simple solar power solution. 5. The real cost of coal. Worse still the world is waking up to ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world, a ranking it earned ... energy use, energy sources, risk mitigation and biodiversity. For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements or ...
Australia’s growing oil imports are an energy security issue
THE CONVERSATION - 6/19/2012 8:56:29 PM
For all the talk about Australia ... 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.
Seven EU countries demand binding energy efficiency target
Responding To Climate Change - 6/18/2014 11:57:02 PM
Some countries and industry see targets to boost energy efficiency as a no-brainer ... In 2012, the EU’s oil and gas import bill was more than €400 billion, as reported in the World Energy Outlook (WEO) of the International Energy Agency.
Oil ministry plans to reduce energy imports from Gulf countries, turns to Russia for fuel
The Economic Times - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 AM
We may import natural gas from the country either in liquid form ... India has warm relations with Russia, which is the world's second-biggest producer of gas and third-largest producer of crude oil. According to US Energy Information administration ...
India's energy imports may rise to $230 bn by FY23: Goldman
Money Control - 6/20/2014 9:21:21 AM
According to the global financial services major, the country's annual energy imports in the next decade ... to start manufacturing for Rajasthan proj Goldman Sachs report said, "India has a fifth of the world's population, but only a 30th of its energy".