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: The way climate change is really going to hurt us is through water
Washington Post - 5/3/2016 3:10:59 PM
As India, the world’s second-most populous country, reels from an intense drought ... and more demand for water due to increased needs in the electricity generation and agricultural sectors. “Growing populations, rising incomes, and expanding cities ...
Turning point for energy security in the Caribbean
The World Bank - 5/4/2016 3:16:57 PM
Ahead of the US-Caribbean-Central American Energy Summit in Washington, D.C., Jorge Familiar, World Bank Vice President ... where many countries spend more than five percent of their income in oil imports but still cannot fully satisfy demand.
Countries eyeing coal-fired plants must reassess energy strategy: IRENA
Reuters - 5/2/2016 2:43:32 PM
and you're seeing in more and more countries around the world a determination to move out of coal." Tumbling coal prices have pushed a number of U.S. coal producers including Peabody Energy Corp into Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the last year, according to a ...
Water scarcity could shrink economies across the globe by 2050: World Bank
Daily News and Analysis - 5/4/2016 4:54:11 AM
India along with China could be one of the countries ... Damania, World Bank lead economist and lead author of the report, told reporters in a telephone conference. Fresh water shortages could take a toll on sectors from agriculture to energy, the World ...
Economies could shrink by mid-century due to scarce water - World Bank
Yahoo Finance - 5/3/2016 7:43:00 PM
Fresh water shortages could take a toll on sectors from agriculture to energy, the World Bank said ... About a quarter of the world's population, or some 1.6 billion people, live in countries where water already is scarce, according to the World Bank.
Kerry to hemisphere’s leaders: Energy is the future
Bradenton Herald - 5/3/2016 9:05:55 AM
Giving introductory remarks for Thursday’s U.S.-Caribbean-Central American Energy Summit ... for Latin American countries, many of whose economies are dependent on the sale of raw materials to China and the industrialized world. Breaking that dependency ...
Water scarcity may knock 6% off GDP: World Bank
CNBC - 5/3/2016 7:07:13 PM
Countries that mismanage their water ... rates decline by as much as 6 percent by 2050, a new World Bank report claims. Population growth, urban expansion and competing demand from agricultural and energy projects are expected to strain freshwater supplies ...
Iran bans import of Chevrolet cars
Reuters - 5/3/2016 2:56:40 PM
"The person who has registered the car orders has been informed that their import is not allowed. The cars are not in the country yet and were only loaded ... Iran reached with the United States and other world powers last year, and the lifting of most ...
Hazardous e-waste: Apple can't import or sell second-hand phones in India
Economic Times - 5/4/2016 8:36:06 AM
NEW DELHI: The government has sounded out Apple that it is in-principle against allowing import and sale of second-hand phones ... "India will be the most populous country in the world in 2022. India today has about 50% of their population at 25 years ...
San Diego goes all in, legally commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035
Digital Trends - 5/3/2016 8:54:35 PM
As the rest of the world debates the effects (or ... medal winner in terms of solar power use in the country, according to environmental groups, San Diego also intends to expand its reliance on wind energy to accomplish its lofty renewable goals.
Nigeria One of World's Worst Places to Do Business - World Bank
AllAfrica - 5/3/2016 8:44:26 AM
The World Bank Doing Business Report 2016 says Nigeria ... dealing with construction permits remained unchanged at 175th spot as last year. Getting electricity became more difficult in 2016, as the country fell in ranking from 181st position to 182nd ...
India's Energy Minister Wants to Cut Coal Imports to Nothing
Bloomberg - 4/25/2016 4:24:54 PM
India has some bad news for the world’s struggling miners: it doesn’t want foreign coal. “I’m trying to find new reserves so I can remove my dependence on imports,” the country’s coal ... miners including Peabody Energy Corp. that have suffered ...
Conor Harrington Sees a World of Walls to Paint on
Wall Street Journal - 5/3/2016 8:11:38 PM
Conor Harrington, a 36-year-old Irish painter living in London, blurs the line with his work, which involves painting outdoor murals on buildings in countries ranging from ... The transience of world powers is also a theme of much or Mr. Harrington ...
Why is 'Solvay' painted on solar plane circling the world?
Syracuse Post-Standard - 5/3/2016 12:33:30 PM
Syracuse, N.Y. -- If you take a close look at the Solar Impulse 2, the sun-powered plane making its way around the world, you'll see a familiar word ... but the company still operates in 53 countries with revenues last year of $14.3 billion.
Solar film portraying clean energy as 'moonshot' race will screen in Birmingham next week
Al.com - 5/3/2016 2:56:40 PM
CEO of Energy Alabama, the group sponsoring the screening. "The premise of the film is that whoever wins, whichever country can build a clean energy economy first, wins basically this generation's moonshot, if you will," Taid said. "It tells that story on ...