Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
India to reduce energy imports by 10% in next 6-7 years
thedollarbusiness.com - 11/27/2015 11:23:11 AM
Citing the World Energy Report 2015, the Petroleum Minister said that developing Asian countries, including China and India, account for almost 50% of rise in global gas demand and 75% of the increase in LNG imports. The report also projects that India’s ...
IEA sees India's oil imports rising despite plans to up domestic output
Economic Times - 11/27/2015 9:14:20 AM
"India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage," the ... and meet a target to halve imports in 15 years.
India will need Rs 9 lakh cr a yr investment in energy to meet demand by 2040
Firstpost - 11/27/2015 7:55:36 AM
"India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage ... this case is met by increased imports, particularly from the ...
Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet downing; tourism, food imports hit by row
Daily News and Analysis - 11/27/2015 2:33:28 AM
World leaders ... restrictions on food imports within days, having already increased checks of Turkish agriculture products, its first public move to curb trade. Moscow banned most Western food imports in 2014 when Western countries imposed sanctions ...
Philippines eyes renewable energy as it makes strides in reducing CO2 emissions
Channel News Asia - 11/27/2015 4:49:29 AM
The Philippines is the world's second largest producer of geothermal energy, after the US. Its capacity in this area plays a big part in the country's move towards clean energy. The Philippines Department of Energy has ambitious plans for its renewable ...
Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties
Times of India - 11/26/2015 8:14:05 PM
Since the plane was shot down Tuesday in disputed circumstances on the Syria-Turkey border, Russia has already restricted tourism, left Turkish trucks stranded at the border and announced the confiscation of large quantities of Turkish food imports.
Overcoming electricity shortage through LNG imports
Pakistan Today - 11/14/2015 7:16:44 PM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is making an equity investment in ETPL for Pakistan’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import terminal to help address the country’s severe energy crisis, Ali said. He said that previous governments made several ...
Nuclear energy off the table at climate change talks
Euronews - 11/26/2015 2:30:29 PM
What role will nuclear energy play in the future? For some it’s a key question that should be on the table for next week’s climate conference in Paris. Essentially, world leaders will ... nuclear disaster pushed many countries to draw up phase-out ...
Finnish president appeals to country for personal climate pledges to halve carbon footprint
FOX News - 11/26/2015 5:36:36 PM
who will head the country's delegation at the Paris climate talks, has urged Finns to cut their carbon footprint by half within 10 years. Sauli Niinisto said he has signed the citizens' climate pledge, converting his private home to geothermal energy and ...
Yemeni city battered by siege in pivotal battle of civil war
San Francisco Gate - 11/26/2015 6:19:33 PM
Electricity is largely cut, water supplies are low and food ... Taiz is considered Yemen's cultural capital, with one of the country's main universities and a relatively cosmopolitan, politically minded population — it was a major center, for example ...
India should be able to end coal imports by 2017: Union Minister
Post - 11/16/2015 2:49:30 PM
Noting that India imported 215 million tonnes of coal last year, the minister said it was the 'band-aid' kind of approach to energy problems in the past that led to this situation despite the country having the third largest coal reserves in the world.
Pope to world leaders: 'Catastrophic' if special interests derail climate talks
Chicago Tribune - 11/26/2015 9:25:40 PM
said the world was faced with a stark choice: either improve or destroy the environment. He said he hoped the Paris talks would approve a "transformational" agreement to fight poverty and protect the environment by developing a new energy system that ...
Zimbabwe to import electricity
Bulawayo 24 - 11/22/2015 7:47:13 AM
ZIMBABWE will soon import electricity from Sadc countries as Government steps up efforts to address power shortages affecting consumers following the sharp drop in water levels at the country's main hydro power station in Kariba. Though the amount of ...
India should be able to end coal imports by 2017: Goyal
Odisha Sun Times - 11/16/2015 10:31:48 AM
India should be able to end coal import by 2017 ... the “band-aid” kind of approach to energy problems in the past that led to this situation despite the country having the third largest coal reserves in the world. (IANS)