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
10 Countries Take On Climate Change
World Policy Institute - 3/7/2014 8:37:04 PM
Blue Energy unveiled plans to build a 155 MW solar power plant in Ghana ... Make "a fair contribution to the global effort to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere." Some of the actions on the agenda for South Africa include ...
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 world’s energy consumption ... In the EIA forecasts, energy use per capita remains flat in OCED countries over the next 30 years but jumps 46 percent in the developing ...
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 ... with the two Asian countries accounting for half the gain. One quadrillion Btu is equal to 172 million barrels of crude oil. China, which used 3.4 percent more energy than the U.S. in 2010 ...
Why electricity demand is falling, and what it means
Renew Economy - 3/6/2014 11:05:35 AM
This is best seen in the US where, since 1949, electricity demand has marched upward in a nearly uninterrupted pattern with the country never ... softening in electricity consumption is happening in many places around the world (Figure 2).
The Nation - 3/7/2014 10:28:37 AM
The per capita energy consumption is an ... 500 KWh in Pakistan whereas the world average is 2500 KWh which is five times greater than that of ours. This evidently indicates that Pakistan is an energy-deficient country. The total available capacity of ...
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 ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
OilPrice - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 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 ...
World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
There was a small increase in energy consumption per capita during World War I, but a dip during the depression ... may have made a difference as well. Life expectancy in the US grew from 49 in 1900 to 70 in 1960, contributing to population growth.
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 ...
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 ...
BP energy outlook sees 41% rise in world energy use to 2035
Oil & Gas Journal - 1/15/2014 10:06:11 PM
China will overtake the US as the world’s largest oil consumer by 2027. The country’s oil and gas import dependences will be 76% and 41% in 2035, respectively, up from 57% and 25% in 2012. Other BRIC countries By 2035, India’s energy demand growth of ...
US energy production will surpass consumption by 2035, BP forecasts
fuelfix.com - 1/15/2014 6:24:17 PM
will surpass Europe to become the largest buyer of overseas energy sources in the world by 2035, especially as it doubles its use of natural gas to 12 percent, eating into coal’s dominance in the country. Natural gas production in China could grow more ...
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/8/2012 11:59:49 PM
and how many countries are taking them seriously? The US Energy Information Adminstration (EIA) estimates that in 2008, 10% of the world’s energy consumption was from renewable energy sources. EIA forecasts that by 2035, consumption of renewable energy ...
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.