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
Portugal ‘keeps lights on using only renewable energy’
Euronews - 5/20/2016 12:41:59 PM
Experts say good management and favourable weather conditions helped the country to capitalise on recent investments in wind and hydro power. In the early part of this century, less than 1 percent of Portugal’s electricity production came from wind ...
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.
Bringing electricity to more Bangladeshis
The Daily Star - 5/24/2016 8:44:00 PM
Tens of millions of Bangladeshis have gained access to electricity ... country in coming years. Currently, natural gas accounts for more than 80 percent of fuel used for power generation. However, a British Petroleum study estimates that given existing ...
U.S. remains world's top producer of hydrocarbons in 2015, EIA reports
bilbaoya.com - 5/25/2016 3:03:23 AM
Although Russian petroleum production has continued to grow, the country's natural gas ... In its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the EIA sees little movement in the overall production levels for the world's three largest petroleum producers.
Energy Storage Growth May Boost African Mining Industry
Renewable Energy World - 5/25/2016 1:11:50 PM
Like other regions of the world, the African mining sector is struggling ... Africa is catching up rapidly. “The production of solar panels, wind turbines, and other clean energy technology as well as solar PV storage batteries requires a vast range ...
Oil Rally Pauses After Canada, Iran Up Production
Yahoo Finance - 5/24/2016 8:51:09 PM
The U.S.’ hydrocarbon production is roughly split evenly between natural gas and petroleum on an energy equivalent basis ... it also has the most spare capacity in the world – it is the only country that can turn the taps on and off quickly.
Coke stops production in Venezuela amid sugar crisis
CNN Money - 5/24/2016 4:04:49 PM
But the production halt speaks to the severity of Venezuela's problems: extreme economic recession, political infighting and an energy crisis. The country's main source ... the largest proven oil reserves in the world. But it exports almost all of its ...
10 things you probably didn't know about green energy jobs
Edie - 5/25/2016 1:54:47 PM
3) Wind energy employment in the US rose by 21% in the past year Having spoken about the world’s largest emitter ... could cut EU emissions by 1.5Gt – while some countries have simply lowered production. 9) Indonesia’s biofuel industry has ...
The role of society in energy transitions
Nature - 5/25/2016 10:34:21 AM
Such strategies focus on altering the processes of energy production to cut emissions ... emissions are expected to grow by around 16%. If countries are going to keep their pledge to prevent the world warming by more than 2 °C above pre-industrial ...
Qatar energy minister wants ‘fair’ oil price
Casa Grande Valley Newspaper - 5/25/2016 8:32:40 AM
We need to have a fairer price so that we can have the ability to invest more in order to secure the energy supply to the world and avoid any price shock.” In the interview, al-Sada did not rule out reviving talks of a freeze in production among major ...
Oil outages speeding up new world energy order
cnbc.com - 5/18/2016 1:10:00 AM
The world's ... head of energy commodities research at Barclays. In Canada, an estimated 1.2 million barrels a day are offline due to forest fires in Alberta. The uncontrolled fire, covering 704,000 acres, moved toward energy production facilities Tuesday ...
Global clean energy employment rose 5% in 2015, figures show
The Guardian - 5/25/2016 1:47:38 PM
Across the world ... energy sector jobs were held by women, compared to 20-25% in the wider energy sector, although the agency noted the renewables percentage remains lower than women’s overall share in employment of 40-50% in most OECD countries.
Brent oil prices drop as Iran plans for no freeze in production
Cinema Blaze - 5/25/2016 9:15:37 AM
In April, Nigeria's production ... Exporting Countries, said Tim Evans, a Citi Futures analyst. At around 1100 GMT, US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for July delivery was down 20 cents at $47.88. Despite a recent rebound, world crude prices are still ...
World shouldn't count on $100 crude coming back, Norway says
fortworthbusiness.com - 5/25/2016 9:44:15 AM
After crude production dropped by half since a 2000 peak and as exploration results hit an almost 10-year low in 2015, the Nordic country is betting on the Barents ... will have to remain in the ground if the world is to succeed in limiting global warming ...
Opec boss warns world needs $65 oil to avoid price shocks
CITY A.M. - 5/25/2016 8:39:49 AM
The head of Opec has warned that the world ... a production freeze deal in April at Doha. The indecision, blamed on tension between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, led to accusations Opec was now irrelevant. Norway's petroleum and energy minister ...