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
World faces 'insurmountable' water crisis by 2040 – report
RT - 7/30/2014 4:55:00 PM
The world will face a severe water crisis in less than 30 years if it does not reduce water-intensive electricity production, which will cause widespread drought, new research says. Unless countries take swift action, the completing demands of drinking ...
Which Countries Produce The Most Fossil Fuels?
The Energy Collective - 7/30/2014 3:07:37 PM
So, which countries lead the world in extracting fossil fuels from the ground ... Similarly, oil is almost never used for the production of electricity or steel. So, the economic value of each fuel is largely ignored by this measure.
India’s Faltering Energy Production and Damaged Water Resources Demand Modi’s Close Attention
Circle of Blue - 7/24/2014 5:30:45 PM
But the hydroelectric projects are expensive to build and difficult to operate in the world’s most hazardous ... and fixing India’s faltering energy production, changes that also will go a long way to cleaning up the country’s air and water.
The secret world of power generation, and the arrival of Earth-spanning super grids
Extreme Tech - 7/30/2014 12:30:08 PM
Synchronized electricity — 50Hz from every socket in the country — meant that devices (radios, TVs, motors) worked everywhere, and the production and sales of ... interconnections between networks, the world’s power grids are now mostly synchronized ...
A Serious Water Crisis Could Hit the US by 2030 Because of Dirty Power
Inhabitat - 7/31/2014 9:51:28 AM
In just 16 short years, the United States (and the rest of the world) could be facing serious ... so does water consumption and power usage. Right now, energy production is the biggest water guzzler in the country – slurping 41% of all freshwater.
Australia electricity production market doubled revenues during the period 2000 to 2010
Live-PR - 7/30/2014 11:40:02 AM
Air conditioning is a necessity in much of the country for a large part of the year and this pushes up demand for electricity. Throughout the review period, electricity production measured ... among the lowest in the world. Click for report details ...
Egypt Moves On Energy Reform From The Ground Up
Forbes - 7/29/2014 9:32:22 AM
the energy environment has worsened in recent years as local gas production has fallen amid political and economic uncertainty. Once a natural gas exporter to countries across the world, Egypt has been forced to reserve its reduced output for domestic ...
Wind Share of World Electricity Will More Than Double By 2018
CleanTechnica - 7/23/2014 9:28:09 PM
and develop machines for maximum energy production in low wind speed areas, the industry is expected to add another 250 gigawatts of capacity through 2018. The Navigant wind report, World Market Update 2013, is the 19th edition of a rolling annual wind ...
Gas and Sun Light the Way for Energy Industry in El Salvador
Inter Press Service - 7/30/2014 10:57:05 AM
In this small Central American country of 6.2 million people, electricity production was 5,544 gigawatt hours in 2009, and is projected to reach 6,787 gigawatt hours in 2015. Currently, 97.8 percent of the urban population and 85.6 percent of the rural ...
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.
Worldwide water shortage projected by 2040
Science Recorder - 7/30/2014 2:57:29 AM
there will not be enough water in the world to support its population and sustain the current energy and power solutions. In the majority of countries, electricity production is the largest sink of water consumption, because the power plants require ...
Wind power to double by 2018 and will soon generate 7% of our world's electricity!
Daily Kos - 7/25/2014 2:20:27 AM
Thanks to Mopshell for sending in this article describing good news in the wind energy electrical genertion, Wind power’s set for a comeback: World capacity to more ... despite the non-efforts of countries like Spain and the U.S., the latter of which ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
We then calculated the total value of the reserves by using current global ... market has made China extremely influential in the world energy trade. Natural gas production is increasing in the country, but coal remains China’s primary energy source.
Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says
South China Morning Post - 7/28/2014 7:56:19 PM
Food imports should be increased so the country can dedicate more of its scarce water supplies to energy production, especially in arid but ... He said China, the world's top manufacturing nation, sent thousands of ships to overseas ports and many of ...
India’s Faltering Energy Production, Damaged Water Resources Demand Modi’s Close Attention
newsecuritybeat.org - 7/24/2014 9:16:49 AM
changes that will also go a long way toward cleaning up the country’s air and water. There is, though, a very long way to go. The gulf between India’s energy production capacity and the capacity of the world’s industrial nations is immense and not ...