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
Palm Oil Prices Seen Near Bottom by Oil World on Demand
Bloomberg - 9/2/2014 1:22:52 PM
Rising EU purchases “illustrated the ability of the European energy sector to react to attractive ... little changed from the same time last year, Oil World said. The country’s imports of biodiesel increased more than tenfold to 510,000 tons in January ...
Qatar to relinquish hold as world leader in LNG exports
Arab News - 9/1/2014 7:29:08 PM
Following the 2011 tsunami that devastated Japan’s Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power facility, the country decommissioned its nuclear energy program and turned to increased hydrocarbon imports. Japan currently is the largest buyer of LNG in the world ...
Island tourism: IRENA and UNWTO to promote renewable energy
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 9/2/2014 11:06:52 AM
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), an intergovernmental organization dedicated to supporting countries’ efforts to adopt renewable energy, and the World Tourism Organization ... is met through oil imports, which represent up to 20% ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
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 ...
Paying the price: Gulf eyes Iranian gas as Pakistan delays imports
The Express Tribune - 8/31/2014 10:29:16 PM
The real war between Iran and the United States, which is supported by many European countries, appears to be over energy supply deals ... that were interested in imports. If the programme is agreed and the US and other world powers reach some arrangement ...
Mumbai hit by blackouts after power station snag
Business Recorder - 9/2/2014 8:58:01 AM
MUMBAI: A power outage left large swathes of India's financial capital Mumbai without electricity for ... into further disarray. India imports vast quantities of coal, draining foreign reserves, despite sitting on the world's fifth largest reserves.
Architects across the world commit to net-zero energy buildings
Green Biz - 8/25/2014 1:43:41 AM
Architects from across the world unanimously adopted the 2050 ... and new buildings to be carbon neutral (net-zero energy), using no more energy over the course of a year than they produce, or import from renewable energy sources. 4. In those cases where ...
India's Mumbai hit by blackouts
Al JAZEERA - 9/2/2014 12:18:27 PM
A power outage has left large parts of Indian city of Mumbai without electricity for hours ... thrown into further disarray. India imports vast quantities of coal, draining foreign reserves, despite sitting on the world's fifth largest reserves.
TransCanada’s Energy East faces hurdle as U.S. oil boom swamps market
Globe and Mail - 8/31/2014 11:26:32 PM
As TransCanada Corp. prepares to file for regulatory approval for its $12-billion cross-country pipeline project ... and from displacing higher-priced imports from politically unstable parts of the world. “The Energy East national pipeline connection ...
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 ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
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 ...
Letter: Domestic energy best
the Oneida Daily Dispatch - 9/1/2014 9:09:21 PM
American ingenuity in developing horizontal drilling in shale formations, has resulted in unprecedented economic growth in our country and has also given us energy independence ... to continually import petroleum from that part of the world.
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.
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 ...
Australia’s growing oil imports are an energy security issue
THE CONVERSATION - 6/19/2012 8:56:29 PM
For all the talk about Australia ... one facet of the country’s energy situation has largely been under the radar – the country’s growing reliance on oil imports. BP have just released their annual Statistical Review of World Energy.