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
Solar Plane's Arrival Highlights UAE's Clean-Energy Push
New York Times - 7/26/2016 3:22:55 AM
One way is by backing the Solar Impulse 2 solar plane, which ended its groundbreaking round-the-world flight on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi and counts Emirati renewable-energy company Masdar among its sponsors. Dubai, the country's cosmopolitan commercial hub ...
Has the world forgotten about Afghanistan?
WUWM - 7/25/2016 4:52:59 PM
The protesters were demanding electricity ... the world. “I think it’s very clear by now that the world has forgotten Afghanistan,” Sarwary said. Sarwary said that Afghanistan has progressed since the Taliban lost control of the country in 2001.
Russia, Turkey to discuss lifting food import ban, TurkStream link
Channel News Asia - 7/26/2016 9:13:40 AM
MOSCOW: Russian and Turkish officials will discuss the lifting of a food imports ban that Russia imposed after one ... He also said the two countries would review the resumption of the TurkStream gas pipeline project later on Tuesday.
Germany ranked the world's most energy-efficient country
Mining - 7/26/2016 8:37:53 AM
Berlin, July 26, 2016. A new report has rated Germany the most energy-efficient country in the world. Now in its third edition, the ACEEE (American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy) report, ranks nations using 35 policy and performance metrics ...
Solar-powered plane's remarkable flight around the world
Rediff India Abroad - 7/26/2016 6:57:40 AM
A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage and demonstrating the potential of renewable energy ... for months in some countries.
Solar-powered plane completes flight around the world
Reuters - 7/26/2016 9:56:37 AM
A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday (July 26), returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage and demonstrating the potential of renewable energy. The plane, Solar Impulse 2 ...
Wind energy ‘saves’ Ireland €70 million this year
energydigital.com - 7/11/2016 11:57:37 PM
In the first six months of 2016, wind energy ... imports. According to figures compiled by the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA), domestic wind energy has met 22 percent of Ireland’s total electricity demand since the start of this year. The country ...
Imports decline 18 percent in six months – ZimStat
financialgazette.co.zw - 7/26/2016 6:03:23 PM
According to the ZimStat data, the country imported wheat worth US$43,9 million and crude soya oil at US$52,3 million. In the period, diesel imports amounted to US$391, 4 million while electricity energy imports were at US$57,7 million as Zesa seeks to ...
The U.S. filed a WTO dispute to save jobs — by increasing imports from China. Here’s why.
Washington Post - 7/26/2016 8:59:21 AM
In the latest salvo against free trade, Donald Trump argued that the World Trade Organization is ... by Nuno Limão and co-authors that examined the import tariffs that China, as well as a group of other countries, imposed before entry into the WTO agreement.
Govt issues 6,000 import licences, 75pct to South African products
New Zimbabwe - 7/26/2016 12:16:48 AM
The southern African country enforced a Consignment ... observed that most certificates were issued on imports coming from South Africa constituting 75 percent, followed by China, and the rest of the world,” said the minister of Industry and Commerce ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 7/26/2016 7:04:49 AM
China clamps down on press — China has ordered several of the country’s most popular ... Solar flight — The world’s first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun’s energy made history today as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it ...
UPDATE 1-Chinese miners call for anti-dumping probe into iron ore imports
Reuters - 7/26/2016 10:10:56 AM
Imports accounted for about 85 percent of China's total iron ore consumption, driving down capacity utilization at domestic iron ore miners and causing losses and shutdowns, the association said. China is the world's biggest steel producer and iron ore ...
The world in crisis is PM Narendra Modi’s strategic challenge and an opportunity for India
The Economic Times - 7/26/2016 5:31:46 AM
Indian domestic political space has to recognise that it’s no longer insulated from developments in the outside world. It’s important to emphasise ... relationship with Japan and the fresh economic energy in South-east Asia. The picture is different ...
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
KSWO 7 News - 7/26/2016 5:24:36 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday ... and killed nine suspected Islamic militants, the country's police chief said. Police in Bangladesh's ...
Goldman Sachs report says 'India has a fifth of world's population, but only a 30th of its energy'.
The Indian Express - 6/20/2014 8:52:43 AM
... is facing energy challenges as the country doesn’t produce enough to meet its needs. In FY14, India’s net energy imports were at 6.3 per cent of GDP. Goldman Sachs report said, “India has a fifth of the world’s population, but only a 30th of ...