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
Gulf Cooperation Council Energy Targets Will Reduce Water Consumption
CleanTechnica - 1/22/2015 2:59:19 PM
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has shown that if the targets set by the Gulf Cooperation Council are met, it will result in a 22% reduction in water consumption ... on the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit ...
Mena energy subsidies fall by $60bn
The National - 1/25/2015 7:20:37 PM
Abu Dhabi raised electricity tariffs this month as part of efforts to rein in consumption. Qatar, the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, last year raised the price of diesel by 50 per cent. Kuwait, the only Gulf country expected to post a ...
Time to act and diversify energy mix
The Express Tribune - 1/25/2015 6:30:31 PM
... put the blame of widening supply and demand gap on the growing power consumption. Nowhere has rapid energy growth been more conspicuous than in the world’s most populated country, China. This Asian giant doubled its consumption during the last ...
caffeinated mouth strips, energy-boosting cigarette alternative
egyptindependent.com - 1/27/2015 7:32:34 PM
Many have blamed Muslims for the escalating waves of violence and extremism in the world ... shrinking in many countries for health reasons. Manchester was selected because it has the second highest per-capita consumption rate of energy drinks in Britain ...
Centre plans retreat for top officials to discuss energy needs
Live Mint - 1/21/2015 7:03:53 PM
India’s per capita power consumption, around 940 kilo watt-hour (kWh), is already among the lowest in the world. In comparison, China has a per capita consumption of 4,000 kWh, and developed countries average around 15,000 kWh. The Modi government in its ...
The Need For and Sources of HVACR Energy Efficiency
sourceable.net - 1/26/2015 7:33:45 PM
In the Australian Refrigeration Association’s October newsletter, we described the opportunity for Australia to reduce the cost of HVACR energy use by ... Protocol include 197 countries in both the developed and developing world, it provides an excellent ...
Whirlpool Corporation Announces Plans To Use Wind Turbines To Power Findlay, Ohio Facility
Yahoo Finance - 1/26/2015 5:53:32 PM
FINDLAY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (WHR), the ... provides energy solutions for large electric consumers. On-site wind energy generation is designed to significantly reduce an industrial facility's electric consumption ...
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 ...
Say goodbye to cheap electricity
MyBroadband - 1/25/2015 6:56:10 AM
This assumption, over the long term, as we now are seeing, is a faulty one and if the country is to get through ... Our economy’s energy intensity is amongst the highest in the world. The amount of value created for a fixed amount of energy input is ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 3/13/2012 11:28:30 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 ...
US-India Climate Change Talks Could Pave Way For Billions In Clean Energy Investments But Not Carbon Emissions Goals
International Business Times - 1/21/2015 3:14:50 PM
All these steps will lead to greater energy consumption, which will expontentially multiply India's emissions if the country continues to use fossil ... change,” he said on a press call hosted by the World Resources Institute. “It’s good news really ...
Need to Optimize Energy Consumption Will Play a Major Role in the Global Home Automation System Market: TechNavio
SYS-CON Media - 1/23/2015 12:13:30 PM
The demand for electricity is increasing at a steady rate. Residential buildings play a crucial role in energy consumption, and these buildings ... covering more than 500 technologies across 80 countries. TechNavio analysts employ primary as well as ...
Abengoa to Build World’s Largest Solar Power Desalination Plant in Saudi Arabia
REVE - 1/21/2015 7:03:53 PM
It will also have a system to optimize power consumption and a pre-treatment phase to reduce ... plant will ensure the stable supply of drinking water, contributing to the country’s socio-economic development. As in other cities in Saudi Arabia, water ...
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.
Africa: Renewables Can Benefit Water, Energy and Food Nexus
AllAfrica - 1/25/2015 11:59:48 PM
Shams 1 also features a dry-cooling system that significantly reduces water consumption - a critical advantage ... we are redefining the role our country will play in delivering energy to the world." "From precious hydrocarbons exports to commercially ...