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
India to commission 5-mt underground oil storages by October
Economic Times - 1/31/2015 9:55:10 AM
India — the fourth-biggest energy consumer in the world after the US, China and Russia — depends on imports for more than 80% of crude oil it processes for domestic consumption. At present, the country can store crude oil in storage tanks of refiners ...
What country is the world's largest coal producer?
Investopedia - 1/31/2015 2:48:39 PM
With over 12,000 mines producing 47% of the ... global energy market. China does not only produce coal; it also consumes enormous amounts of it. 80% of China's energy is produced by coal, making it a massive consumer of the commodity - its import of ...
Death of a Shalesman: U.S. Energy Independence Is a Fairy Tale
The Huffington Post - 1/30/2015 11:58:02 AM
Yes, imports are down ... misperception remains in developed countries that the world will suddenly turn green and move "beyond petroleum." Part of the disconnect lies in the fact that most people that write about energy are likely to have ridden in ...
Germany boosts onshore wind capacity by record amount in 2014
Yahoo News - 1/29/2015 12:27:51 PM
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's newly installed onshore wind power capacity rose by a record 4,750 megawatts (MW) in 2014, industry groups said on Thursday, marking what is likely to be a peak annual gain as the country gears up for a nuclear-free future.
Study: Foreign intervention 100 times more likely in oil rich countries
Examiner - 1/28/2015 2:30:44 PM
The first striking piece of data was that some 90 percent of wars since World War II were ... They found that the more oil a country exports, the more likely another country is to get involved, and the more oil that a country imports, the more likely ...
Renewable energy costs expected to drop 40% in next few years
Computer World - 1/29/2015 3:26:49 PM
The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels in many parts of the world, according to a new ... for residential solar systems by country from 2010 through 2014.
U.S. Pushes Energy Exports to Undermine Venezuela
The Motley Fool - 1/28/2015 4:50:55 AM
This article was written by Oilprice.com, the leading provider of energy news in the world. Check out these other articles ... gas in Trinidad and Tobago), many rely on costly oil and gas imports. But beyond providing sustainable alternatives, the ...
Militant attack plunges Pakistan into darkness – 80 percent of the country hit by power outage
Kuwait Times - 1/26/2015 6:36:29 PM
ISLAMABAD: An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness yesterday, the latest reminder of the country’s crippling energy crisis ... to cancel his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos.
How Has Energy Sector Been Affected By New Techniques In Unconventional Oil And Gas Production? – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 1/31/2015 3:50:05 AM
The development of unconventional oil and gas production has affected significantly the energy sector ... By reducing US imports of oil and natural gas, increased domestic production initially helped to limit increases in world prices and is now ...
Global Market for Coal, Research Report by Transparency Market Research
Busbyway - 1/28/2015 5:29:41 PM
For the most part, electricity generation throughout the world still relies on the availability ... and Japan. Despite many countries relying on coal imports to meet their energy generation needs, the trend of domestic consumption continues to remain ...
Parts of Pakistan still without electricity, following breakdown
Dawn - 1/25/2015 1:01:14 PM
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cancelled his trip to the World ... slash imports because banks refused to extend any more credit to the government-owned company, which supplies 80 percent of the country's oil. Solving Pakistan's energy ...
For Stock Investors, New Opportunities in the Old World
Wall Street Journal - 1/30/2015 7:00:23 PM
Europe’s recent decision to import the U.S. strategy for economic stimulus ... and plunging oil prices have reduced energy costs in countries that often rely on imported fossil fuels. “Recently, we seem to be running out of reasons to dislike Europe ...
World Bank: Oil Price Shocks Positive for Lebanon
Alakhbar - 1/20/2015 11:58:34 PM
However, oil-importing countries like Lebanon ... of energy imports and income receipts regarding the price of oil. The World Bank estimates: “the relative elasticities of energy imports and income receipts vis-à-vis oil prices at 0.25 and 0.12 ...
Tuvalu Set for More Efficient and Renewable Energy
REVE - 1/28/2015 10:23:11 PM
“Creating efficiencies in our energy use and increasing renewable sources are vital to reducing fuel imports and the cost of ... a US$7 million grant from the IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries.
One upside of cheap oil — countries are ditching their fossil-fuel subsidies
Vox - 1/29/2015 2:15:14 PM
which means gasoline is getting cheaper for everyone around the world. That blunts the pain for any country that wants to pare back its subsidies and allow prices to rise. Last year, Egypt announced plans to start phasing out its massive energy subsidies.