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, 2014See also: Electricity - consumption map
Electricity Consumption By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
The CIA fact book provides a great resource for global electricity consumption league tables. Indeed the power needs of our world are growing ... The league table shows the most populous countries indeed consume the most electricity, however underneath ...
Total energy consumption ups by 4% in H1
customstoday.com.pk - 9/22/2016 2:31:26 PM
HELSINKI: Total energy consumption in January to June 2016 ... Most energy products were exported from Finland to EU countries, which accounted for 82 per cent of the value of exports. The fallen world market price of oil contributed to the reduction ...
Qatar’s gas consumption jumps 40% in five years
The Peninsula - 9/21/2016 7:33:16 PM
The country, the largest exporter of natural gas in the world, has witnessed a steep rise of 40 percent over the last five years. According to BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2016 report, gas consumption in Qatar stood at 32.1 billion cubic metres ...
The Energy Superpower
econintersect.com - 9/22/2016 5:34:33 AM
The U.S. ranked second globally in coal production, solar power production and, overall energy consumption ... while the U.S. was the world's top emitter of carbon dioxide for most (if not all) of the 20th century, no other country has experienced such ...
China to Start Trial Trading in Energy Use to Cap Consumption
Bloomberg - 9/21/2016 6:47:20 AM
The country plans to gradually expand the trading ... save energy and cut emissions as it works to combat climate change. The world’s second-biggest economy seeks to cap energy consumption at a maximum of 5 billion metric tons of standard coal equivalent ...
Qatar witnesses a 40% rise in natural gas consumption over five years
qatarscoop.com - 9/23/2016 7:35:04 AM
In fact, electricity and water desalinization sectors account for most of the natural gas consumption in Qatar, a report by the The Peninsula suggest. It may be noted that in terms of natural gas reserves, Qatar ranks third in the world. The country has ...
Energy Is At The Center Of Falling Productivity Growth
Yahoo Finance - 9/25/2016 4:08:05 PM
These tools are made using energy, and they often use energy to operate. A decrease in energy consumption by the business sector ... because it is energy-dense and easy to transport, making it the world’s most-used fossil fuel. At the same time, we ...
Mexico Energy Profile: Among Largest Sources Of US Oil Imports – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 9/24/2016 1:21:39 AM
Mexico’s total energy consumption in 2014 consisted ... and PEMEX was created as the sole oil operator in the country. PEMEX is the largest company in Mexico and one of the largest oil companies in the world. Mexico’s energy sector is regulated by ...
The Future of Energy
govbooktalk.gpo.gov - 9/20/2016 10:33:24 PM
The task at hand is to predict just how the world’s total energy consumption will increase ... this will depend upon the uncertain factors of economic growth in developing countries, oil production, technology improvements, and nuclear energy generation.
OPINION: Outdated electricity policies leave Lebanon in the dark
Al Bawaba - 9/22/2016 8:26:21 AM
Lebanon’s half-absent electricity remains a major source of social and financial distress for the country ... The World Bank estimates the industrial sector’s usage of electricity at around 60 percent of total consumption, with large-scale ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
The Energy ... world. “As the economies in the non-OECD countries continue to experience relatively fast growth, those countries will also be able to spend more for energy-consuming services,” the report states. One bit of good news: Energy consumption ...
100 countries push to phase out potentially disastrous greenhouse gas
The Guardian - 9/22/2016 5:59:01 PM
Concerns over the gaping ozone hole over Antarctica spurred countries to agree to ... Worldwide power consumption for air conditioning alone is forecast to surge 33-fold by 2100 as developing world incomes rise and urbanization advances.
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 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 ...
How Green Technology Is Improving Our World
greenlivingguy.com - 9/21/2016 10:03:35 PM
The good news is that we are now living in a world where there is a push for more eco ... These data centers consume as much as 1.2% of the countries entire electricity consumption, which is more than double what it used to be at the turn of the century.
Listen Up: Presidential Energy Politics
Renewable Energy World - 9/23/2016 4:46:15 PM
The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World is a weekly 20-minute podcast that provides tips and advice to reduce your home and business energy consumption. Every week we'll cover topics that will help cut your energy bill, explain new products and ...