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
China's plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners
The Guardian - 6/20/2016 8:11:58 PM
The emergence of China as a global economic power has radically ... now consumes 28% of the world’s meat, including half of its pork. However, China still lags behind more than a dozen other countries in per capita meat consumption, with the average ...
Which Countries are Leading the Way in Renewable Energy?
solarnovus.com - 6/23/2016 4:45:00 AM
This has been achieved mostly through an impressive dedication to solar power – it leads the world in solar PV capacity with ... for four days straight, the country’s energy consumption was taken entirely from renewable energy. Perhaps what’s most ...
'India to equal world per capita steel consumption in 10 yrs'
Times of India - 6/19/2016 10:54:49 AM
NEW DELHI: A sustained government spending on infrastructure like roads, railways, power and housing ... the global per capita consumption in 10 years," SAIL Chairman P K Singh told PTI. Per capita steel consumption in India, the world's third largest ...
Globe Tries to Get its Arms Wrapped Around Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions
environmentalleader.com - 6/21/2016 12:32:39 PM
“As a result, global primary energy consumption grew by just ... and more than any country. China’s emissions also fell by 12 million tons. India, by contrast, led the world in carbon emissions increases. It has said that it will focus on carbon ...
To boost wind energy production, China needs to build turbines where the wind isn’t strong
Digital Trends - 6/22/2016 5:17:48 PM
... at least 20 percent of its energy consumption with non-fossil fuel sources by 2030. Despite being a world leader in wind power, China consumes so much energy that wind supplied just three percent of the country’s overall electricity demand last year.
GCC Thermal Insulation Market by Application, by Type, Forecast & Opportunities, 2021: TechSci Research Report
Market Watch - 6/23/2016 12:30:17 PM
GCC nations have one of the highest per capita energy consumption in the world due to which the GCC countries are focussing on promoting the usage of thermal insulation in order to reduce their per-capita energy consumption. GCC Thermal Insulation Market ...
In Israeli desert, world’s highest solar tower looks to future
The Times of Israel - 6/20/2016 11:22:16 AM
AFP – In the middle of southern Israel’s desert, engineers are hard at work building the world’s ... The country of eight million people is seeking to make renewable energy account for 10 percent of its total consumption by 2020.
Wind energy could provide 26% of China’s electricity by 2030
REVE - 6/21/2016 2:48:40 PM
Such a change would be a substantial gain in the global transition to renewable energy, since China produces the most total greenhouse gas emissions of any country in the world ... of having 20 percent of its energy consumption come from non-fossil ...
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 ...
Iran's primary energy consumption increases by 2.5% - BP
Trend - 6/12/2016 11:34:44 PM
Iran's primary energy consumption increased by 2.5 percent to 267.2 million tons oil equivalent (mtoe) in 2015 year-to-year, said BP's Statistical Review of World Energy ... as 4.1 mtoe of hydroelectricity. The country's renewable energy production ...
Energy Consumption Will Increase 48% By 2040, Led By Countries Exempt From Climate Treaties
Science 2.0 - 5/27/2016 11:36:24 AM
world energy consumption will have grown by 48% from 2012 levels. That sounds like a terrific advancement for developing nations. We worry about water in other countries, we worry about food, we worry about education and culture. Every single one of those ...
Egypt Launches Three-Year Campaign to Encourage Reduced Electricity Consumption
egyptianstreets.com - 6/12/2016 2:09:14 PM
The government has sought to encourage reduced consumption while also seeking to diversify the country’s energy ... Egypt and stand as the world’s largest solar park upon completion. Also, in a bid to encourage solar energy use by private citizens ...
China Now In Possession Of The World's Fastest Supercomputer
iTech Post - 6/21/2016 5:16:00 AM
... a relatively modest 15.3 megawatts of energy consumption. According to Bloomberg, the fact that the world's fastest supercomputer is powered by Chinese-designed semiconductors is a breakthrough for country's attempts to reduce dependence on imported ...
2016 BP Statistical Review shows world shifting to lower-carbon fuels
Hydrocarbon Processing - 6/14/2016 9:02:02 PM
This reflected continued weakness in the global economy and lower growth in Chinese energy consumption as the country shifts from an industrial to a service-driven economy. The 65th edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, launched late last ...
Israel builds world’s tallest solar tower
aaj.tv - 6/21/2016 2:12:52 PM
ASHALIM: In the middle of southern Israel’s desert, engineers are hard at work building the world ... The country of eight million people is seeking to make renewable energy account for 10 percent of its total consumption by 2020.