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, 2012See also: Electricity - production map
Biomass: The World's Biggest Provider Of Renewable Energy
The Energy Collective - 4/23/2014 4:20:54 PM
And many countries, or regions within countries, still remain highly dependent on energy from biomass ... ethanol and bio-diesel around the world has lead to a significant diversion of cropland over to biofuel production. Some commentators have referred ...
Challenges Lie Ahead for North American Oil Production
New York Times - 4/22/2014 10:24:10 AM
Canada’s oil sands have vaulted the country to energy superpower status ... been in decline as an oil producer in recent years, Canadian production has soared. The biggest oil find in the world last year occurred in deep waters off the coast of Newfoundland.
Instability In Energy Producing Countries Brings Risks, Rewards
Oil Price - 4/23/2014 1:29:06 PM
Related Article: Opportunity Strikes for Feuding Energy Powers However, when oil or gas has to pass through a conflict zone or unstable country ... of the world’s largest producers of oil and gas, may have a hard time offloading some of its production ...
Coal Politics in an Unequal World
Yale Global Online - 4/22/2014 11:28:35 AM
So why do I say it is hypocritical to ask India not to use coal? The fact is that coal is still the mainstay of energy production in most parts of the rich world. The only countries that have weaned themselves off coal are those that use nuclear power on a ...
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.
Saudis Start Production at World’s Biggest Desalination Plant
Bloomberg - 4/23/2014 6:36:54 PM
The complex northwest of Jubail will be the world’s biggest seawater desalination facility with a production ... to supply the energy industry and a population that has quadrupled in 40 years to 30 million people. The desert country is the largest ...
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 ...
In Russia, World’s First Ice-Resistant Oil Platform Starts Production
Think Progress - 4/21/2014 5:06:13 PM
“this is, in fact, the beginning of our country’s enormous work on oil production in the Arctic.” Gazprom is a giant Russian energy company responsible for about 10 percent of the country’s GDP. Russia has already invested over $4 billion in ...
Reducing Energy’s Water Footprint: Driving a Sustainable Energy Future
PennEnergy - 4/17/2014 9:35:49 PM
Water is an integral part of energy extraction, production, and generation ... and sustainable energy future for countries around the world. A Collision Course between Water Supplies and Energy Development The growing concerns about the conflicts between ...
World’s coal resources rapidly running out of water
Renew Economy - 4/16/2014 3:36:06 AM
Water is essential for energy production—when water risks arise ... As well, more than 50 percent of the world’s largest coal-producing/consuming countries face high to extremely high levels of water stress, which can be attributed to the many ...
The Gross Society: We’re Entering an Age of Energy Impoverishment
Pacific Standard - 4/18/2014 7:18:37 PM
[T]he critical relationship between energy production and the energy cost of extraction ... more oil wells have been drilled here than in the rest of the world’s countries put together. What would the world look and feel like if we deliberately and ...
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, China is the largest energy consumer and producer in the world. The sheer size of its market has made China extremely influential in the world energy trade. Natural gas production ...
United States geothermal power market: Leading global production with over 3,000 megawatts of installed capacity
Live-PR - 4/22/2014 12:04:23 PM
the country was leading the worldwide production of geothermal electricity. The US had over 3,000 megawatts of installed capacity from 77 geothermal power plants. In fact, one of the biggest geothermal power plant in the world is located in the country ...
Carbon Briefing: how energy demand could drink up global water resources
The Carbon Brief - 4/23/2014 12:03:12 PM
From cooling down power plants and extracting, transporting and processing fuels to growing crops used as biofuels, energy production ... countries, significant amounts of energy is used to clean water supplies up and transport water to populations. World ...
Energy Exploration ETFs To Consider In This Choppy Market
Financial Content - 4/18/2014 12:01:58 PM
To add to this, shale oil boom in the U.S. driven by the country’s energy independent mission has also supported this slice of the investing world as evident from increasing domestic production and falling imports. Some positive U.S. economic data and ...