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
Hell and high water: Life in 'the world's most miserable country' keeps getting worse
San Francisco Gate - 4/27/2016 7:14:19 PM
Source: Americas Society When the final part of was finished in 1986, the Guri dam was the largest hydroelectrical station in the world, according to The Washington Post. It was build as part of an effort to diversify the country's energy consumption ...
Scaling Up Urban Energy Efficiency in Mexico: How Two Pilots Led to a National Program and Leveraged Investment
The World Bank - 4/27/2016 4:58:19 PM
Annual energy consumption has been on the rise ... of energy efficiency investments in several Mexican cities across the country. A loan of $100 million was approved by the World Bank’s Board of Directors on March 8, 2016. The government and local ...
China’s 1-2-3 Punch to Tackle Wasted Renewable Energy
WRI - 4/27/2016 7:28:38 PM
The total share of non-fossil fuels in primary energy consumption increased from 8.3 percent in 2010 to 12 percent in 2015, beating the country’s target of 11.4 percent and putting China well on track to meet its Copenhagen pledge to reach 15 percent by ...
Peabody Energy Corporation, Other Coal Companies: A Recovery in Sight?
bidnessetc.com - 4/26/2016 5:35:18 PM
China has relied immensely on coal to become one of the leading manufacturing industries of the world. Now, the country is struggling to limit its coal consumption and moving toward much safer alternatives. China aims to utilize wind and solar power to ...
The 'Growing Economies Energy Forum' - A Platform Where World's Most Bankable Investors Meet the World's Brightest Economies
Market Watch - 4/28/2016 5:58:34 AM
The World Bank predicts that electricity consumption in Latin America will more than double between 2010 and 2030 and a combined need of over US$200 billion of investment is required to move forward power development projects. Speaking about country's ...
Energy Consumption Shift Puts India in the Spotlight
Economy Watch - 4/18/2016 2:31:31 PM
The world’s primary energy consumption from commercial sources of energy has ... and India is emerging as a major market for energy producing countries. While the oil and gas market is turning into a buyer’s market due to surplus production and ...
China Reduces Coal-Fired Power Capacity Amid Clean Energy Concerns
Nature World News - 4/27/2016 4:55:20 AM
Myllyvirta of Greenpeace said "while coal consumption in China is being reduced to help fight air pollution, the country's biggest state-owned electricity generators ... China, by far one of the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gasses, is aiming ...
Electric Slide: Coal Use for Power Tumbles
US News and World Report - 4/29/2016 3:08:34 PM
America's consumption ... energy sources like gas, nuclear, wind and solar – saw its coal use fall by 37 percent. Idaho, Rhode Island, Vermont and the District of Columbia do not use coal in their power sectors. [READ: Peabody Energy, World's Top Private ...
Venezuela to ration electricity in power crisis
YAHOO!TECH - 4/20/2016 11:54:38 PM
"The greatest power consumption is residential ... further damage the productivity of the country, which is in serious economic straits. Its inflation rate of 180 percent for 2015 is the highest in the world, and basic goods are scarce.
Could electricity trading help stabilize the MENA region?
weforum.org - 4/26/2016 10:47:16 AM
Morocco has been importing electricity from Spain to meet nearly a fifth of its domestic electricity consumption, thus reducing the country’s need to build ... That is one of the main reasons why the World Bank has renewed efforts to work with Tunisia ...
Supply shortages force Venezuela's largest brewer to halt production
dw.com - 4/30/2016 4:58:56 AM
Electricity blackouts, food rations, the world's highest inflation ... Shops, industry and hotels were also asked to reduce electricity consumption. Last week, officials shifted the country's time zone forward by 30 minutes to save power.
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 ...
SON Begins Enforcement of Energy Saving Appliances
This Day Live - 4/27/2016 1:13:25 AM
The Head, Electrical and Engineering Department, SON, Mr. Richards Adewunmi, said most developed nations of the world have continued ... or airconditioner is coming into the country, there must be a minimum energy consumption for that airconditioner ...
New power generation
Dhaka Tribune - 4/28/2016 10:12:06 PM
However, the energy access (74%) and per capita electricity consumption of the country is ... concerns Bangladesh comprises of one of the world’s largest delta systems. with almost 67% of the country being less than five metres above sea level.
World Bank appreciates efforts, with words of caution
The Express Tribune - 4/29/2016 4:38:39 AM
The World Bank has applauded the government ... However, significant risks remain and the country should guard against global slowdown by continuing to make key reforms, including expanding electricity supply, boosting tax revenues, strengthening the ...