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
CORPORATE NEWS: SA mines to invest in renewable energy
FINWEEK - 3/10/2014 2:28:26 PM
Renewable energy technologies will supply between 5% and 8% of the world’s mining industry power consumption by 2022, according to research released last week by Navigant Research. The report, which analyses the global market for renewable ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
Atlantic Online - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the ... Most of the growth in energy consumption will occur in countries like China and India that rely on carbon-polluting coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
OilPrice - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 PM
Figure 1 shows the huge increase in world energy ... from Figure 6 that per capita consumption of oil peaked in the 1970 to 1980 time period, and has since been declining. The fuel that has primarily risen to take its place is natural gas, and to a lesser ...
World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
World Energy Consumption by Source, Based on Vaclav Smil estimates ... If we look at per capita energy consumption since 1965 by country based on BP data, we find very different patterns: Figure 7. Per capita energy consumption for selected countries ...
World Energy Consumption Facts, Figures, and Shockers
energytrendsinsider.com - 6/27/2012 11:53:07 PM
Since 1965, consumption of coal in the U.S. and in European Union countries ... electricity, but this year the natural gas share will reach 30%. Strong consumption growth trends are certainly not limited to Asia Pacific. All developing regions of the world ...
US energy production will surpass consumption by 2035, BP forecasts
fuelfix.com - 1/15/2014 6:24:17 PM
Peak oil adherents contend that global production soon will reach its highest level, and then begin a gradual, permanent decline. Dudley said BP has been able to pick up on several new energy trends by pushing its forecast horizon to 2035. “It’s ...
EIA Predicts 50% Increase in World Energy Consumption by 2030
redgreenandblue.org - 6/29/2008 11:58:17 PM
World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 50 percent from 2005 to 2030, according to a new report from the United States Energy Information Agency. Total energy demand in non-OECD countries is projected to increase by 95 percent ...
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/8/2012 11:59:49 PM
First, what they are not: the coal, oil and natural gas that the U.S. relies heavily on are all non-renewable, and will eventually dwindle and disappear. By contrast, the many types of renewable, or sustainable, energy resources, such as wind and solar ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to ... 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.
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
Energy systems in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are broadly defined by the resource wealth of the region, the prevalence of energy subsidies and energy inefficiency impacting consumption ... Rica the world's first carbon-neutral country, with ...
World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says
Los Angeles Times - 7/27/2013 1:38:31 AM
“These two countries combined account for half the world's total increase in energy use through 2040.” PHOTOS: 10 cheapest cars that get 35 mpg or better In China, liquid fuel consumption is expected to rise from 9 million barrels a day to ...