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
Turkey to import more electricity from Iran, ask discount for Russian gas
worldbulletin.net - 4/21/2014 2:07:15 PM
so we import electricity from Iran," said Yildiz adding that Turkey occasionally imports and exports electricity to neighboring countries such as Iran, Georgia and Bulgaria depending on electricity production levels. Turkey heavily relies on foreign energy ...
Turkey to boost electricity imports from Iran: energy minister
Tehran Times - 4/22/2014 3:24:49 PM
so we import electricity from Iran," World Bulletin quoted Yildiz as saying on Monday. Turkey occasionally imports and exports electricity to neighboring countries such as Iran depending on electricity production levels, Yildiz said. After visiting Tehran ...
UK energy quest highlights human rights concerns in gas-rich countries
theguardian.com - 4/22/2014 1:08:48 PM
This was for Azerbaijan, a country ... the former energy secretary and prime minister's special envoy for the Caspian region, told delegates at the LSE meeting on 7 March that the region was "presently one of the most exciting places in the world to ...
Turkey Rising As an Energy Hub: U.S. Institute
TurkishNY.com World and Local News Portal. - 4/19/2014 4:51:17 AM
Turkey's importance in world energy markets is ... could affect the country's position as a gas transit state in the long run, says Energy Information Administration. Turkey must be able to import enough gas to satisfy both domestic demand and any re ...
Thailand pursues solar energy
Arabian Business - 4/21/2014 7:04:55 AM
Thailand in on track to become a world leader in solar energy. The country has spent years developing its solar energy industry, helping to preserve the nation’s economy and reducing energy imports from its South East Asia neighbours.
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 ...
East Africa: Global Oil & Gas Export Hub by 2020?
Rigzone - 4/21/2014 4:01:47 PM
NET OIL IMPORTS/EXPORTS - SOURCE: Evaluate Energy. Note: Net oil imports/exports ... potential of their projects to be realized, a region of the world where security within even a single country’s borders is notoriously precarious. Mozambique will ...
Enviromena targets 600MW Jordan solar market
Utilities-me - 4/23/2014 10:15:49 AM
The country is investing in wind, solar and nuclear in an effort to reduce fossil fuel imports and become energy ... for significant expansion in renewable energy. Not only is Jordan a country with one of the world’s highest solar irradiation, but ...
Gas needs: Better to tap reserves instead of import
The Express Tribune - 4/20/2014 4:31:37 PM
Though there has been much talk about gas import over the years, there are many who insist that the country should tap its own resources and pump money into energy production in ... the largest urea exporters in the world, Qatar has been able to achieve ...
China to steer towards green energy: Li Keqiang
Turkish Press - 4/21/2014 4:44:44 PM
Shale gas targeted China, one of the world's largest energy consumers which relies heavily on energy imports, had slowed down efforts towards building new nuclear power plants following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. The country currently ...
World Bank on extreme poverty in Nigeria
Punch - 4/22/2014 9:08:25 PM
THERE is no escaping the harsh truth of the World ... to energy experts, the country needs a minimum of 10,000MW to power its industries. Agriculture, which contributed 40.1 per cent to GDP in 2013, is still in a sorry state: Nigeria imports its major ...
Japan Imports Record Level Of LNG, Coal
Oil Price - 4/21/2014 10:14:01 PM
Japan has been forced to import vast amounts of fossil fuels to make up for an energy shortfall caused by its decision to shutter nearly all of the country’s 54 nuclear reactors after the March, 2011 earthquake. The country was already the world’s ...
UK says world needs to cut dependence on Russian gas, calls for G7 action
Reuters - 4/22/2014 11:14:16 AM
"It can't be right for Russia to hold individual countries to ransom," said Davey. "There have been at least two, if not three, occasions in recent times when Russia has sought to use its energy superpower ... it gets most of its imports from Norway.
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing economy ... Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports. The development of the Bakken and Athabasca oil sands has spurred unexpected growth in the world fuel supply ...
Pakistan to Import 3000 MW Electricity from Iran
Fars News Agency - 4/19/2014 12:43:44 PM
The MoU between the two countries would be signed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his visit to Iran. Pakistan would import ... Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi announced Tehran's commitment to the Geneva agreement with the world ...