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
Energy Consumption Will Increase 48% By 2040, Led By Countries Exempt From Climate Treaties
Science 2.0 - 5/27/2016 4:01:16 PM
world energy consumption will have grown by 48% from 2012 levels. That sounds like a terrific advancement for developing nations. We worry about water in other countries, we worry about food, we worry about education and culture. Every single one of those ...
Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules
New York Times - 5/27/2016 1:13:38 AM
Laying out his positions on energy and ... many countries, fearful that a President Trump would do just that, are racing to ratify the deal this year. But there would be no legal consequence if the United States, the world’s second-largest greenhouse ...
World Heritage Sites, including Statue of Liberty, Stonehenge and Easter Island, threatened by climate change, UNESCO says
Washington Post - 5/27/2016 5:17:01 AM
Of the roughly 1,000 World Heritage locations spread around the globe, the paper focuses on a comparative handful — a review of 31 sites, in 29 countries ... just one of Donald Trump’s answers about energy policy] In fact, the UNESCO report itself ...
2016 Global 2000: The World's Largest Transportation Companies
Forbes - 5/27/2016 9:41:53 AM
The world’s 25 biggest transportation companies include 9 airlines from 6 countries, 9 railroads from 5 countries ... but UPS’ revenue gains were limited by falling energy prices, since it typically passes fuel surcharges on to customers.
Putin visits Greece for energy, investment talks
Lincoln Journal Star - 5/27/2016 4:22:44 PM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his first trip to a European Union country this year Friday with a visit ... Putin arrived for a two-day visit expected to focus on energy cooperation and Russian investments during talks ...
Japan to cut emphasis on nuclear in next energy plan: sources
Reuters - 5/27/2016 2:32:23 AM
The move is expected to boost the country's use of renewable energy, but will also likely cement its drive ... It may also mean more reliance on liquefied natural gas (LNG) by the world's biggest importer of the fuel. LNG use surged in the aftermath ...
G7 Summit: World leaders to discuss infrastructure investments and terrorism
Firstpost - 5/27/2016 5:52:49 AM
By the later half of the day, they will discuss these topics and be joined by leaders of six emerging market countries in Asia and Chad ... talks with their G7 counterparts on climate change, energy, stability and peace in the Asia Pacific as well as ...
World Bank Analyzes Azerbaijan’s Information Technology Sector
The World Bank - 5/27/2016 10:31:59 AM
Azerbaijan is facing the challenge to diversify its economy away from energy resources to create new sources ... skilled graduates”, says Larisa Leshchenko, World Bank Country Manager for Azerbaijan. While appreciating the measures that Azerbaijan ...
How John Maynard Keynes' most radical idea could save the world
The Week Magazine - 5/27/2016 9:41:53 AM
As the Second World War was drawing to a close ... Run too far into deficit, and a country would be required to devalue to reduce imports. But run too far into surplus, and a country's currency would be required to appreciate so as to increase imports.
Greenspan: Western World Headed for a State of Disaster
Fox Business - 5/27/2016 12:09:13 AM
“People don’t realize, they think that you’re going to shut off, for example, imports ... places around the world where labor costs are perceived to be cheaper. So the issue of foreign trade is something which has helped the country grow all the ...
UPDATE 1-Argentina to boost crude oil output to 653,000 bpd by 2025 - official
CNBC - 5/26/2016 9:17:25 PM
The South American country is working to cover its energy needs after becoming a net importer three years ago due to falling crude and gas output amid a low investment environment. To achieve that, it needs to boost local output to cut crude imports and ...
Putin visits Greece for energy and investment talks
home.bt.com - 5/27/2016 2:49:41 PM
Vladimir Putin made his first trip to a European Union country this year with a visit to Greece that ... in Operation Dynamo - the 'miracle' that altered the course of World War II.
Trump's climate claims: experts analyze Republican's energy policy remarks
The Guardian - 5/27/2016 12:02:03 AM
Energy independence might be difficult once all that cheap tar sands oil starts flowing into Texas from Alberta. “The more practical goal is energy security, and that does contain an element of being less reliant on imports, for sure,” Zindler said.
World’s first 3D printed office building comes up in Dubai
EXPRESS COMPUTER - 5/27/2016 10:17:40 AM
This is an experience we present to the world on utilizing future technology in people lives. It also represents a new milestone for the UAE as a global leader in strategic achievements,” Sheikh Mohammed said that the country saw this project as a case ...
Oil Prices Poised to Hit Sweet Spot for Global Economy — Energy Journal
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 5/27/2016 10:39:08 AM
Here’s your morning jolt of news, insight and analysis on the global energy business. Send us tips ... Nicole Friedman and Saumya Vaishampayan report. CME Group Inc., the world’s largest futures-market operator, estimates that crude oil has been ...