Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Electricity - production map
11 Best Countries in Renewable Energy
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/24/2015 4:53:02 AM
Renewable energy is the future of the world, which means that these 11 ... amount of electricity from renewable energy as well as a country whose electricity generation from renewable energy production is a large percentage of its total electricity ...
Coal Use to Decrease, Replaced by Natural Gas, Renewables in Developed Countries, Report Predicts
The Street - 11/24/2015 2:54:20 PM
The use of coal is projected to decrease in several OECD countries ... Energy Agency. The power generation sector is expected to lead the way towards a decarbonized energy system. Earlier this month, the International Energy Agency released the World ...
Energy Downturn Spreads Beyond Oil Patch — Energy Journal
The Wall Street Journal - 11/24/2015 2:18:33 PM
The ripple effects of low oil prices can be seen world-wide, even in places ... making it nearly impossible for the country to tap the markets again. Separately, the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, a pan-European regulator, says it has ...
Paris climate talks: Developed countries must do more than reduce emissions
NYSE Post - 11/24/2015 12:38:20 PM
While the Turnbull government has talked up its green credentials in the lead-up to Paris, including a commitment to lift electricity production from renewable ... massive mobilisation of millions around the world who want leaders to do more to stop ...
World Bank sets out plan to bolster Africa against climate change
Reuters - 11/24/2015 6:50:33 PM
BARCELONA, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Bank aims to drive more funding into efforts to help African countries withstand climate change impacts and boost their clean energy production through a $16 billion plan revealed on Tuesday.
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
Climate pledges: A look at what different countries are doing
Japan Times - 11/22/2015 8:51:38 AM
PARIS – With just a week to go until a crucial global warming summit begins, 170 countries have submitted ... with 2005 levels. The world’s most populous nation will boost the share of non-fossil fuel in primary energy consumption from 11.2 percent ...
India will seek 'climate justice for billions of poor of this world' at Paris climate change meet
Firstpost - 11/23/2015 7:10:14 AM
Prakash Javadekar called on industrialised countries to commit to more stringent targets to free up "carbon space" for the developing world to generate emissions ... instead defiantly vowing to double coal production by 2020. It argues stricter emissions ...
Iran gears up for big return to world oil markets
CNN Money - 11/24/2015 9:56:40 PM
Crews are working flat out, hoping to quadruple production ... country delegations from Europe and Asia -- often including energy CEOs in tow -- beating a path to Tehran since the interim agreement was signed July 14. Iran's reemergence as a world oil ...
How Fast Can We Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy System?
Government Technology - 11/23/2015 10:47:58 PM
Starting later this month, the world’s nations will convene in traumatized Paris ... the largest one humanity has ever faced. It involves not only energy production, but also transportation, lighting, heating, cooling, cooking and other basic systems ...
EPA Regulations To Cause Double-Digit Electricity Price Increases In Nearly Every State
The Daily Caller - 11/24/2015 4:56:02 PM
It’s the key regulation of President Barack Obama’s global warming agenda and one way he’s trying to prove to the world the U.S ... the weight of higher energy prices. Obama says the CPP is necessary to getting other countries, like China, to ...
New leader may not mean new climate policies, despite Australian solar success
Yahoo News - 11/24/2015 10:18:09 PM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Soaring electricity prices ... hoping to forge a pact to slow man-made climate change by weaning countries off fossil fuels. Although the world's largest exporter of coal and iron ore pledged to cut emissions by 26-28 percent of 2005 ...
World View: Ukraine Suspends All Commercial Trade with Occupied Crimea
Breitbart News - 11/24/2015 2:25:42 PM
Following on from last week’s terrorist attack in Paris, countries along the Balkan migration trail ... As we reported yesterday, transmission towers (pylons) carrying electricity lines from Ukraine to occupied Crimea were sabotaged and blown up ...
Kenya: Global Lender Seeks Sh51 Billion to Finance Energy Projects in Developing Countries
AllAfrica - 11/24/2015 11:41:04 AM
The International Finance Corporation has issued a Sh51 billion ($500 million) bond to fund investments in developing countries ... with electricity alone accounting for 17 per cent. As a result, the KTDA management has often cited high cost of production ...
Global carbon taxes the best way to speed renewable energy investment
Dhaka Tribune - 11/24/2015 8:37:56 PM
it is important we seek to grow energy production sustainably to add authority to efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions around the world. We welcome the government’s consideration of proposals to triple the target for renewable energy generation ...