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
Energy in 25 years: Who's producing, who's buying
CNBC - 11/18/2014 5:28:00 PM
Some 95 percent of that growth is expected to come from emerging countries, while energy use in the developed ... overtaking Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of liquids this year, helping reduce U.S. oil imports by nearly 75 percent between ...
Goyal: may stop thermal coal imports in 2-3 years
Reuters - 11/12/2014 10:32:46 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has asked Coal India, the world's ... be able to stop imports of thermal coal." Coal generates three-fifths of India's power, but a shortage of the fuel means millions still go without electricity and power cuts ...
How Energy Secure Are The EU And UK?
Oil Price - 11/23/2014 11:55:46 PM
Since each of these countries import gas from Russia, disruption to Russian supplies may prompt these countries to compete for the UK’s Norwegian gas. Hence, in an interconnected energy world, the UK cannot escape exposure to Russian gas supply disruption.
China Shale Boom Fizzles as Clean Energy, Imports Take Lead
Bloomberg - 11/21/2014 3:41:14 AM
China, which has the world’s largest shale gas reserves, awarded 18 companies exploration rights in two auctions in 2011 and 2012, in an attempt to replicate the U.S. shale boom and cut its reliance on imports. Only one of these, state-owned energy giant ...
Canadian crude imports likely to keep falling -NEB
Reuters - 11/13/2014 9:44:28 PM
Canada has the world's third-largest crude reserves behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, most of which are located in the oil sands in northern Alberta. The country still imports crude oil, however, because of limited transport infrastructure connecting ...
Americans Win with American Energy
Breaking Energy - 11/18/2014 10:07:10 PM
eventually got the country up and running again. In 2012 Japan consumed 37% of the world’s liquefied natural gas (LNG). The past few years have seen some upheavals in the balance of energy security around the Pacific. America, which used to be the world ...
COLUMN-China energy targets show intent, picks winners and losers: Russell
Reuters - 11/20/2014 4:46:51 AM
However, all the indications from China's leaders have been that the world's largest polluter ... distance transmission lines to carry electricity to the more populated east of the country. This doesn't mean coal imports will drop to zero, but the 7.7 ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
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 More Efficient and More Reliable District Heating Services in Moldova
The World Bank - 11/22/2014 12:33:56 AM
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2014 — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today ... Although Moldova is dependent on imports to meet its energy demand, inefficient energy use in Moldova is leading to higher energy costs for both industries and ...
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Businessweek - 11/25/2013 10:27:53 AM
At the same time, the world’s poorest people are also those with the lowest access to modern sources of energy such as electricity and natural gas. In order to foster economic growth and improvements in health, developing countries will need to generate ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing ... With large oil and natural gas reserves and close proximity, Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports. The development of the Bakken and Athabasca oil sands ...
EIA launches crude oil import analysis tool
tankeroperator.com - 11/21/2014 12:30:57 PM
The US Energy ... Oil Import Tracking Tool that allows policy makers, analysts and others to more easily track trends in crude oil imports. Users can sort and display crude oil imports by month, or year; by crude type (ie, light, medium, heavy); country ...
The benefits of energy security
Winnipeg Free Press - 11/23/2014 6:55:07 PM
eventually got the country up and running again, and in 2012 Japan consumed 37 per cent of the world’s liquefied natural gas. The past few years have seen some upheavals in the balance of energy security around the Pacific. America, which used to be the ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
The Energy Collective - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing at larger rates ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
It also highlights the over-dependence of many energy systems, with 32% of countries dependent on imports to meet more than half of their ... and a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture.