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, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
Cyprus’ heavy reliance on fuel highlighted by World Energy Council
Cyprus Mail - 11/24/2014 11:30:07 AM
Cyprus’ heavy reliance on fuel imports is highlighted in the latest report by the World Energy Council. In a report released by World Energy Council, Cyprus ranks 63 out of 129 countries in terms of balancing what is termed the ‘energy trilemma ...
Egypt in talks to import Cypriot natural gas
Washington Post - 11/25/2014 8:08:30 AM
Cypriot Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis ... Egypt’s petroleum minister says his country is speeding up talks with neighboring Cyprus to import natural gas for its own domestic use and for possible re-export to other countries. The gas from a field ...
Ukraine should prioritise energy efficiency
EurActiv.com - 11/24/2014 1:31:49 PM
... is extremely important for the country, which imports up to 60% of its energy and is in dire need of affordable energy supplies to relaunch its economic and industrial growth. According to the World Energy Council, the energy intensity of Ukraine's ...
Top 10 Countries the U.S. Owes Its Energy To
explorationworld.com - 11/25/2014 6:06:49 AM
Kuwait distinguishes itself as not only one of the few countries that increased imports to the U.S. between 2010 ... to become the largest producer of crude oil in the world, the International Energy Agency stated that discounting refinery gains, Saudi ...
Goyal: may stop thermal coal imports in 2-3 years
Reuters - 11/12/2014 10:32:46 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has asked Coal India, the world's ... be able to stop imports of thermal coal." Coal generates three-fifths of India's power, but a shortage of the fuel means millions still go without electricity and power cuts ...
China Shale Boom Fizzles as Clean Energy, Imports Take Lead
Bloomberg - 11/21/2014 3:41:14 AM
China, which has the world’s largest shale gas reserves, awarded 18 companies exploration rights in two auctions in 2011 and 2012, in an attempt to replicate the U.S. shale boom and cut its reliance on imports. Only one of these, state-owned energy giant ...
Canadian crude imports likely to keep falling -NEB
Reuters - 11/13/2014 9:44:28 PM
Canada has the world's third-largest crude reserves behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, most of which are located in the oil sands in northern Alberta. The country still imports crude oil, however, because of limited transport infrastructure connecting ...
COLUMN-China energy targets show intent, picks winners and losers: Russell
Reuters - 11/20/2014 4:46:51 AM
However, all the indications from China's leaders have been that the world's largest polluter ... distance transmission lines to carry electricity to the more populated east of the country. This doesn't mean coal imports will drop to zero, but the 7.7 ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt ... Not surprising, the countries with the most energy-efficient economies are those who import their energy supplies. Japan leads the way. It is, after all, birthplace of the Kyoto Protocols ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing ... With large oil and natural gas reserves and close proximity, Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports. The development of the Bakken and Athabasca oil sands ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
The Energy Collective - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Growth of World and Non-Annex countries carbon emissions began increasing at larger rates ... originally intended to address energy security (petroleum oil imports alternatives). The EIA International Energy Outlook (IEO2011) data represents carbon dioxide ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world, a ranking it earned ... energy use, energy sources, risk mitigation and biodiversity. For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements or ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
It also highlights the over-dependence of many energy systems, with 32% of countries dependent on imports to meet more than half of their ... and a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture.
Australia’s growing oil imports are an energy security issue
THE CONVERSATION - 6/19/2012 8:56:29 PM
BP have just released their annual Statistical Review of World Energy. This statistical bulletin ... are expected to result in a future increase in Australia’s oil imports. Given recent trends, the country’s self-sufficiency in crude oil and refined ...
India's energy imports may rise to $230 bln by FY23: Goldman
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 9:21:21 AM
... is facing energy challenges as the country doesn't produce enough to meet its needs. In FY14, India's net energy imports were at 6.3 per cent of GDP. Goldman Sachs report said, "India has a fifth of the world's population, but only a 30th of its energy".