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
Brussels Seeks a Bigger Say in EU Members’ Energy Talks With Russia
Wall Street Journal - 2/25/2015 9:54:09 AM
at an annual cost of around €400 billion ($454 billion)—making it the world’s biggest energy importer. Six of its member countries get all of their gas imports from Russia, a reliance the commission believes has led to unfairly high prices for ...
Jordan struggling to meet its energy requirements
Spy Ghana - 2/26/2015 12:30:26 PM
Rising demand for power and disruptions to gas supplies from Egypt have left Jordan struggling to meet its energy requirements, with imports adding to the economic ... Yet last month also brought a warning from the World Bank that falling oil prices ...
EU energy union could save 40 billion euros per year: Commission
Channel News Asia - 2/25/2015 10:08:28 AM
The plan would cut costs, the Commission says, by increasing consumer options, integrating renewable supplies and reducing the need for expensive imports. "Europe is losing up to 40 billion euros a year by not having a fully connected energy market ...
India can achieve 'Energy Swaraj' by tapping renewable sources: Prabhu
Post - 2/18/2015 10:45:24 AM
We will really move towards making sure that we don't rely on imports but actually make available within our own country," he said ... that this (renewable energy) is the game changer for the energy scenario of the world...I am sure India would clearly ...
EU takes a stand against high Russian import taxes at the World Trade Organisation
CITY A.M. - 2/26/2015 4:02:12 AM
The European Union (EU) is upping its battle against high import taxes ... Russia's largest energy company. It said Gazprom, responsible for supplying the EU with 30 per cent of its gas, was over-charging customers in eastern European countries, as well ...
EU seeks to lower energy dependency
worldbulletin.net - 2/25/2015 1:57:32 PM
The EU wants member states to allow at least 10 percent of their electricity to be transported across borders to their neighboring countries by 2020 ... The EU, the largest energy importer in the world, imports 53 percent of its energy at an annual ...
Asia’s Path to Clean Energy
Blogcritics - 2/28/2015 2:12:27 AM
As the world’s largest coal producer ... This, coupled with the nation’s slowing economic growth and concerns about the security of its energy imports, has changed the movement toward renewable energy from a brisk jog to a powerful run.
Back to its roots? Egypt plans to halt gas imports by 2020
Al Bawaba - 2/24/2015 8:39:35 PM
Egypt hopes to halt liquefied natural gas imports in 2020, Oil Minister Sherif Ismail said on Monday, as projects to develop its own gas fields are completed. The Arab world's most populous ... per day to meet the country's electricity needs during the ...
The Economist online - 2/28/2015 12:46:33 AM
ONCE upon a time, in a world in which oil was costly and energy sources seemed scarce, the International Energy Agency, a think-tank for countries which import fossil fuels, produced a special report heralding a “golden age of gas”. That was in 2011.
Brussels calls for big reform of Europe’s energy market
The National - 2/25/2015 3:52:03 PM
The European Commission yesterday proposed an ambitious plan to merge the energy markets of the 28-country bloc in ... energy importer in the world. Six member states depend on Russia’s Gazprom for their entire gas imports and “therefore remain too ...
More Signs of Solar Energy’s Upside in India
Triple Pundit - 2/26/2015 10:14:26 AM
A sea change is gathering in India as the country ... powered electricity. You can see it at the ballot box, through the prism of international diplomacy and in the capital markets. India, keep in mind, is among the top 10 economies in the world, is ...
British fuel imports spike as refineries close
Yahoo News - 2/27/2015 5:29:54 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's net imports of petroleum products more than tripled last year after a new wave of refinery closures and capacity cuts left the country unable to meet ... of figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC ...
Coal chief takes aim at EU energy policy
Power Engineering - 2/27/2015 12:29:15 PM
Speaking to the Euractiv website, Ricketts argued that ‘improving the efficiency of coal plants around the world would ... cent of GDP on energy imports: 96 per cent on oil and gas, less than 4 per cent on coal imports from reliable countries.
How an LED solar light can change the world
Eco Child's Play - 2/18/2015 11:59:58 PM
NOT made in China, addressing energy poverty ... my same conclusion: that imports of manufactured goods from the developing world are hard to find, especially technology goods. It seems to send the message that the developing countries are only capable ...
World's biggest offshore windfarm approved
MENAFN - 2/23/2015 9:56:31 AM
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Plans for the world ... energy and climate change secretary, said: "Making the most of Britain's home grown energy is creating jobs and businesses in the UK, getting the best deal for consumers and reducing our reliance on foreign ...