Definition: This entry consists of total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, 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 - consumption map
New World Bank Initiative to Help End Wasteful Energy Subsidies
The World Bank - 11/25/2014 6:09:48 PM
... are creating huge budget pressures for governments and raise energy consumption, contributing to pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. November 25, 2014 - Countries around the world are finding that energy subsidies pose a threat to their economic ...
World cotton trade likely to fall by 11% this season: ICAC
Economic Times - 11/26/2014 1:36:36 PM
The consumption in India, the world's largest cotton grower, is expected to be 5.3 million tonnes. Consumption in Pakistan may grow by two per cent to 2.3 million tonnes but will depend on sufficient and stable electricity supply in the regions with ...
Market Report, “Energy Consumption in the United States”, published
eTV Futures - 11/23/2014 6:55:07 PM
What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States energy consumption market? MarketLine is a global publisher of company, industry and country information ... Representing the world’s top research publishers and analysts ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 PM
Much of the increase in the developing world’s energy use comes from population ... But compounding the problem is that energy consumption per person is predicted to rise as well in the developing countries as they grow richer and their citizens covet ...
Japan's coal consumption to stay near record highs next year - think tank
Reuters - 11/26/2014 2:12:23 PM
Japan's coal use will rise slightly in year to March 2015-IEEJ TOKYO, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Japan's total coal consumption is ... a government-affiliated energy research institute said. The continued high demand from the world's second-biggest coal importer ...
China's energy plan reduces reliance on coal
Casper Star-Tribune - 11/23/2014 8:13:52 PM
Chinese officials have imposed limits on growth in energy consumption aimed at making ... China is the world's biggest energy user and emits more greenhouse gases than any other country. The environmental group Greenpeace said the 2020 coal growth target ...
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Businessweek - 11/25/2013 10:27:53 AM
From a development standpoint, electricity consumption in Africa is depressingly low ... But because use is incredibly skewed, the considerable majority of the world’s countries will have to increase their consumption to meet a 3,000 kwh goal.
Top 10 Countries the U.S. Owes Its Energy To
explorationworld.com - 11/25/2014 6:06:49 AM
Given this trend’s significant impact on the worldwide energy market, some analysts have begun ... to do with other nations than the U.S. Even with lower consumption rates, the U.S. remains the world’s largest consumer of oil. To keep pace with an ...
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World Energy 2014. This report is one of the most comprehensive sources of global and country level statistics on production and consumption of oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear power and renewables.
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... consumed is likely to be a very energy-efficient economy. Conversely a country with huge energy consumption and relatively little GDP is unlikely to be efficient.
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 6:51:40 PM
World energy consumption will rise 56 percent in the next three decades, driven by growth in developing countries such as China and India, the Energy Information Administration said. Demand will increase to 820 quadrillion British thermal units in 2040 ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of inexpensive fossil ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 PM
Between World War II and 1970, there was a huge ramp-up in energy consumption per capita. There are several reasons why this might happen: • During this period, European countries and Japan were rebuilding after World War II. • There was a need to find ...
LEDs, Energy Efficiency and Consumption
New York Times - 10/18/2014 2:12:42 AM
With population and economic growth, including much-needed poverty reduction in developing countries, the world’s energy consumption will rise. The issue is by how much and at what cost to the environment and public health. Energy efficiency’s goal isn ...
$1.5bn ‘roof of the world’ power plant operational
PennEnergy - 11/25/2014 9:37:23 PM
The country’s largest hydroelectric power plant, with a 510 MW capacity, is badly needed in a region beset by electricity shortfall. Official statistics show that Tibet's per capita electricity consumption in 2013 was slightly over 1000 kWh, less than ...