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
Oil ministry plans to reduce energy imports from Gulf countries, turns to Russia for fuel
The Economic Times - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 AM
We may import natural gas from the country either in liquid form ... India has warm relations with Russia, which is the world's second-biggest producer of gas and third-largest producer of crude oil. According to US Energy Information administration ...
Oil path signals wrong way for world energy
Oil Voice - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Recent publication of this year's BP Statistical Review of World Energy illustrates ... and emerging non-OECD countries. Relative to the OECD group however, it remains far behind. Despite (or rather because of) its growing oil imports, economic change ...
China reduces exposure to GCC imports
Arab Times - 7/21/2014 11:46:32 PM
China is the world’s highest energy consumer, and continues to rely on GCC countries for a large chunk of its oil supplies. Interestingly, in 2014, in line with the deceleration in China’s imports growth, the share of imports from GCC countries is also ...
World Bank approves $350m for Turkey's renewable energy
Hispanic Business - 7/10/2014 11:45:16 PM
The imports are one of the main causes of the country's $60 billion trade deficit and, consequently, Turkey is constantly striving to find new energy sources. Turkey is second in the world after China in terms of its rising energy demand ...
Central Asia to Chitral: Talks on power import start in Dushanbe today
The Express Tribune - 7/21/2014 8:47:34 PM
Pakistan and Tajikistan are set to hold talks in Dushanbe to discuss the possibility of laying power transmission lines from Central Asia to Chitral for supply of 1,000 megawatts of electricity ... countries have signed a financing deal with the World ...
China Imports Record Amount of Iranian Crude
Wall Street Journal - 7/21/2014 8:37:26 AM
that did business with Iran's energy sector. Washington offered a six-month waiver to institutions, however, if their countries could show they were reducing imports. Although China regularly received a waiver, it sometimes didn't show any reduction of ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
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 ...
World Bank Supports Maldives to Leverage Private Investments to Scale Up Renewable Energy Program
The World Bank - 7/17/2014 5:10:25 PM
Fuel imports and transportation to dispersed ... managed to tap significantly into this renewable energy generation resource beyond some few solar PV pilot projects” said Francoise Clottes, World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
Brazil - Samba Energy
Oil Voice - 7/18/2014 3:33:11 AM
gas and coal imports (Figure 4) and this had a knock on adverse impact on the country’s trade balance (Figures 9 & 10). Figure 2 The raw power of the Itaipu hydroelectric dam in Brazil. Image from Rasheeds World. Figure 3 The energy consumption profile ...
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/18/2014 9:31:06 AM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World Energy 2014. This report is one of the most comprehensive sources of global and country level statistics ... This means that while US oil imports declined and finished product exports ...
Energy: The indispensable country
Financial Times - 7/15/2014 5:48:34 PM
Were it not for the new production in the US, which has cut the country’s imports sharply, there would probably be talk of another world oil crisis. As a global energy supplier, it is, in the words of Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state ...
Twenty-First-Century Energy Wars-by Michael Klare
OpEdNews - 7/9/2014 9:59:04 PM
... energy-centric world where control over oil and gas resources (and their means of delivery) translates into geopolitical clout for some and economic vulnerability for others. Because so many countries are dependent on energy imports, nations with ...
Romania expects to be energy independent despite Ukraine crisis
The Sofia Globe - 7/14/2014 10:18:47 AM
Romania is expected to achieve energy independence by the end of the decade, due to shale gas and alternative energy sources like wind and nuclear power. It is the third most energy independent country in ... energy sources, and imports the remaining ...
10 States With the Highest Energy Prices
Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 7/8/2014 12:56:14 PM
Energy, as we all know, is the world’s most valuable resource ... is put in to ensure that prices remain low and affordable for U.S. residents, but as the country is a mish-mash of federal and local governments all putting their own rules into play ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements ... A report released last year in Doha by the World Energy Council urged governments to design long-term energy policies, enable market conditions ...