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
Germany's Energy Transition Breaks The Energiewende Paradox
Forbes - 7/2/2015 11:58:32 PM
Electricity costs are still one of the highest in the world. Electricity production in Germany ... and increasing power imports from other countries in the European Union, particularly France. But Germany already imports over half of its energy.
Guest Commentary: Celebrating our nation's energy independence
Denver Post - 7/3/2015 4:59:11 AM
Energy produced in the United States provided nearly 90 percent of our country's energy needs last year ... nation's energy security and influence throughout the world. Less reliance on energy imports enables the U.S. to engage the international community ...
Increased food energy supply contributes to global obesity epidemic, shows study
News-Medical - 7/3/2015 4:09:04 AM
Obesity – a global health problem – is increasing in many countries in step with increases in the food energy supply, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization ... country-wide stocks and imports with their exports ...
Energy Sector Outlook: Intermediate And Long Term
Seeking Alpha - 7/6/2015 3:22:34 AM
Saudi Arabia has the envious position of owning some of the lowest cost of production reserves in the world ... down by country for net U.S. import of crude and refined products since 2009, this link will take you to the website of the Energy Information ...
Lao PDR to Improve Electricity Network with World Bank Support
The World Bank - 6/24/2015 2:25:13 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2015—The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors ... which contributes to the need to import electricity in certain parts of the country. In other parts of Laos—such as large urban areas where demand can outstrip supply ...
Asian imports of Iran oil hit highest this year as nuclear talks drag
Reuters - 6/30/2015 6:21:29 AM
A deal between Iran and six world powers would resolve a 12-year standoff ... with the Chinese shipments hitting the lowest in four months as overall crude imports dropped during the country's spring refinery maintenance season. Japan's purchases rose ...
Epidemic of obesity and overweight linked to increased food energy supply
Medical Xpress - 6/30/2015 10:06:22 PM
Obesity - a global health problem - is increasing in many countries in step with increases in the food energy supply, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization ... country-wide stocks and imports with their exports ...
Canada and India Highlight Growing Energy Relationship
Market Watch - 7/5/2015 5:25:26 AM
Quick Facts -- According to the International Energy Agency, in 2013, India was the world's fourth-largest LNG importer, with 5.2 percent of global imports. That same year ... long-term prosperity for both of our countries. We stand ready to expand ...
China’s demand for energy may not increase until 2017
The Business Insider - 6/22/2015 10:37:20 PM
China now consumes 23.2% of all energy consumed on Earth and clearly what happens in China will impact the whole world. Figure 1 ... now uses more energy than it produces and has growing import dependence (Figure 4). The x-axis is scaled from 1981 since ...
U.S. energy production at historic levels
NWI - 6/26/2015 1:42:52 PM
At the same time, net imports fell by more than half in 2014 ... too judgmental about the use of coal when we consider the needs of other countries around the world." Renewable energy grew significantly last year and represented 30 percent of all energy ...
Enviros worry Brazilian beef imports could serve up a side of Amazon tree-cutting
Washington Examiner - 7/1/2015 4:18:36 AM
Climate-conscious groups warned that the U.S. decision Tuesday to end restrictions on Brazilian beef imports must not encourage greater ... reduced carbon emissions more than any other countries in the world. In Brazil, this includes very impressive ...
Poverty grows as Caribbean countries face economic challenges — CDB president
Jamaica Observer - 7/3/2015 5:13:30 AM
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean countries are facing ... vulnerability is also related to energy, and imported fossil fuels account for about 95 per cent of the region's energy needs. "This skewed import dependence has resulted in considerable ...
Jordan signs 13 deals to build solar power and wind energy plants
REVE - 7/1/2015 9:19:15 AM
Jordan imports about 97 per cent of its energy needs annually at about ... daily averages of solar irradiance in the world with an estimated 330 days of sunshine per year, while wind speeds in the country are as high as 7.5 metres to 11.5 metres per ...
US economist pens energy plan for Spain protest party
MENAFN - 6/22/2015 6:05:19 PM
He said that way Spain would save more money by reducing its reliance on energy ... released the Country Reports on Terrorism finding that nearly 33,000 people were killed and 34,700 injured in almost 13,500 terrorist attacks around the world
New Iron Curtain” in East Partnership Countries: it’s not so simple!
neurope.eu - 6/30/2015 12:26:33 PM
This perception relates to the signature of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (DCFTA) and ensuing geopolitical divisions of the“Russian world” and countries facing ... good prices for natural gas imports. The decision was initiated ...