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
IAN BREMMER: The Potential Of America's Energy Revolution Is Staggering
San Francisco Gate - 5/23/2013 1:08:13 AM
The other is that as America reduces its fossil fuel imports, it will not have as much interest in intervening in foreign markets. As the pair write: As America drives toward a new era of energy self-sufficiency, Washington will be less willing to risk ...
Big New Investments in Wind Energy Across the Country and Around the World
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2013 3:34:23 PM
Just last week, Warren Buffett's Mid-American Energy Co. announced it will make a $1.9 billion investment in Iowa wind power, which Governor Branstad called, "The largest economic development investment in the history of the state." The project ...
Chevron Can Bubble To $145 On Improving Production Outlook
Forbes - 5/23/2013 5:07:26 PM
Chevron’s price estimate updated to near $1145 apiece on rising production and stable demand. Chevron’s ongoing large scale natural gas projects in Australia are expected to boost its production by more than 20% by 2017. Crude oil prices ...
Top Ranked Energy ETF in Focus: XLE
Yahoo! Finance - 5/20/2013 9:50:10 PM
The energy sector, after facing a terrible 2012, is finally on the rebound in 2013 largely due to a rise in oil production in the U.S. The sector started the year ... Best Investing Style ETF This Fiscal?). The product manages an asset base of ...
Majority thinks global warming, clean energy should be priorities
Los Angeles Times - 5/21/2013 7:11:30 PM
WASHINGTON – Global warming ... sources of clean energy. Those support levels have dropped by 7% and 5% respectively since fall. Six in 10 Americans want the U.S. to reduce greenhouse gas emissions regardless of other countries’ emissions ...
Canada is no energy superpower
Guelph Mercury - 5/23/2013 2:51:26 PM
VANCOUVER — In a speech to the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce in London on July 14, 2006, Prime Minister Stephen Harper ... Canada’s proved oil reserves ranked third in the world in 2012 (probably second if a portion of the oil embedded in the Grossmont ...
Romania Changes Course on Renewable Energy
New York Times - 5/22/2013 4:37:00 AM
BUCHAREST — With more wind turbines already built than any of its neighbors, Romania has gained a reputation as a prime location for green energy investors. Yet proposals now to cut subsidies for clean energy producers have deeply alarmed ...
U.S. boom transforming global oil trade
Arlington Heights Daily Herald - 5/18/2013 11:54:14 PM
Where the oil is coming from, and where it is going, is changing dramatically, according to the IEA, an energy ... from non-OPEC countries push prices lower. The group restricts production by its members in order to keep global oil prices ...
US shale forcing Saudi Arabia to cut oil production
fuelfix.com - 5/23/2013 12:46:45 AM
Saudi Arabia has cut crude oil production this year and will have to cut it further if it wants to prevent a significant drop in the global oil price, according to the latest Global Crude Oil Outlook from Energy Security Analysis Inc. The ...
Indian Energy Exchange sees 62% jump in trading volumes
Economic Times - 5/23/2013 2:19:48 AM
The high current account deficit will persist as long as we live in a world of low growth — that hurts our exports — and easy global liquidity, which pumps up the oil import bill. Swift Dzire may have been launched as an offshoot to Swift, but in Apr ...
How shale energy forecasts changed the world sooner than we thought
Akron Beacon Journal - 5/23/2013 2:58:35 PM
"Looking at the data from Bentek – produced as always at the time in good faith based on what the market was telling them – we see that the scale of change going on in North American energy production exceeded everyone’s expectations. "We looked at ...
Where to Take a Tour of the World’s Power Plants
smithsonianmag.com - 5/23/2013 4:38:48 PM
In nations around the world, concerns have been growing about the greenhouse gas emissions that come from burning coal or natural gas for power. And after the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, some countries worried about ...
Sudan dreams of becoming global sugar player
Reuters - 5/22/2013 3:49:53 PM
Unlike other Arab countries made up mostly of desert, Sudan is a prime location for food ... human resources," Sheikh Ibrahim Ben Khalifah, head of the Arab regional center for Entrepreneurship and Investment Training, told a Khartoum food ...
Grand Inga -- The World Bank's Latest Silver Bullet for Africa
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 7:04:20 PM
More than half of the electricity generated by Inga 3 would be exported to South Africa. The International Energy Agency has found that for most of Africa's rural poor, grid-based electrification is not a realistic option, and billions of dollars in aid ...
Noble Energy, Inc. Presents at UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference, May-22-2013 09:25 AM
Seeking Alpha - 5/22/2013 2:23:59 PM
All right, we're going to get started with our next presentation, Noble Energy which ... establishing different relationships around the world, where you got economic ties with different countries that you didn't have economic ties with before.