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
The golden age of gas is arriving
The Business Insider - 3/1/2015 9:06:27 AM
Once upon a time, in a world in which oil was costly and energy sources seemed scarce, the International Energy Agency, a think-tank for countries which import fossil fuels, produced a special report heralding a "golden age of gas". That was in 2011.
Brussels Seeks a Bigger Say in EU Members’ Energy Talks With Russia
Wall Street Journal - 2/25/2015 9:54:09 AM
at an annual cost of around €400 billion ($454 billion)—making it the world’s biggest energy importer. Six of its member countries get all of their gas imports from Russia, a reliance the commission believes has led to unfairly high prices for ...
India Unveils Federal Budget, Finance Minister Says Country 'Is About To Take Off'
International Business Times - 2/28/2015 6:08:41 AM
This might help reduce gold imports to India, which is currently the world ... address the country’s chronic power shortage, Jaitley said that India would set up at least four new “ultra mega” power projects that would supply electricity on ...
India can achieve 'Energy Swaraj' by tapping renewable sources: Prabhu
Post - 2/18/2015 10:45:24 AM
We will really move towards making sure that we don't rely on imports but actually make available within our own country," he said ... that this (renewable energy) is the game changer for the energy scenario of the world...I am sure India would clearly ...
EU energy union could save 40 billion euros per year: Commission
Channel News Asia - 2/25/2015 10:08:28 AM
The plan would cut costs, the Commission says, by increasing consumer options, integrating renewable supplies and reducing the need for expensive imports. "Europe is losing up to 40 billion euros a year by not having a fully connected energy market ...
Jordan struggling to meet its energy requirements
Spy Ghana - 2/26/2015 12:30:26 PM
Rising demand for power and disruptions to gas supplies from Egypt have left Jordan struggling to meet its energy requirements, with imports adding to the economic ... Yet last month also brought a warning from the World Bank that falling oil prices ...
EU seeks to lower energy dependency
worldbulletin.net - 2/25/2015 1:57:32 PM
The EU wants member states to allow at least 10 percent of their electricity to be transported across borders to their neighboring countries by 2020 ... The EU, the largest energy importer in the world, imports 53 percent of its energy at an annual ...
EU takes a stand against high Russian import taxes at the World Trade Organisation
CITY A.M. - 2/26/2015 4:02:12 AM
The European Union (EU) is upping its battle against high import taxes ... Russia's largest energy company. It said Gazprom, responsible for supplying the EU with 30 per cent of its gas, was over-charging customers in eastern European countries, as well ...
Brussels calls for big reform of Europe’s energy market
The National - 2/25/2015 8:38:23 PM
The European Commission yesterday proposed an ambitious plan to merge the energy markets of the 28-country bloc in ... energy importer in the world. Six member states depend on Russia’s Gazprom for their entire gas imports and “therefore remain too ...
Back to its roots? Egypt plans to halt gas imports by 2020
Al Bawaba - 2/24/2015 8:39:35 PM
Egypt hopes to halt liquefied natural gas imports in 2020, Oil Minister Sherif Ismail said on Monday, as projects to develop its own gas fields are completed. The Arab world's most populous ... per day to meet the country's electricity needs during the ...
Asia’s Path to Clean Energy
Blogcritics - 2/26/2015 11:57:38 PM
As the world’s largest coal producer ... This, coupled with the nation’s slowing economic growth and concerns about the security of its energy imports, has changed the movement toward renewable energy from a brisk jog to a powerful run.
How an LED solar light can change the world
Eco Child's Play - 2/18/2015 11:59:58 PM
NOT made in China, addressing energy poverty ... my same conclusion: that imports of manufactured goods from the developing world are hard to find, especially technology goods. It seems to send the message that the developing countries are only capable ...
U.K. Approves World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm, Farthest Ever From The Coast
Think Progress - 2/18/2015 9:26:39 AM
The United Kingdom has approved what will become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm ... enough to power about 2.5 percent of the country’s electricity needs. Made of up two separate 1.2-gigawatt farms of up to 200 turbines each, the project ...
Coal chief takes aim at EU energy policy
Power Engineering - 2/27/2015 12:29:15 PM
Speaking to the Euractiv website, Ricketts argued that ‘improving the efficiency of coal plants around the world would ... cent of GDP on energy imports: 96 per cent on oil and gas, less than 4 per cent on coal imports from reliable countries.
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 ...