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
Cannery reduces water consumption by 40pc aided by AZTI
FIS - 7/22/2016 2:23:14 AM
These optimization programs integrate actions such as reducing consumption of raw materials, packaging, water and energy, thereby reducing waste, effluents and emissions at origin, minimizing their treatment and management expenses. "The measures proposed ...
US Ranks Behind China in Energy Efficiency
24/7 Wall ST - 7/20/2016 1:21:11 AM
Among the 23 nations that consume 75% of the world’s energy and generate more ... The rankings were put together by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and are based on a country’s scores in four categories that included ...
Green energy future still a long way off
Troy Media - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
In the IEA’s baseline forecast, overall world energy demand rises by one-third to 2040, while electricity consumption soars by 70 per cent ... the United States as the largest oil-consuming country. Unconventional oil and gas production has skyrocketed ...
A new report rated countries on ‘sustainable development.’ The U.S. did horribly
Washington Post - 7/21/2016 10:16:52 AM
“It’s the first time anybody has taken a look across the world.” A hundred and ninety-three U.N. member countries ... and clean energy,” “decent work and economic growth,” “reduced inequalities,” “responsible consumption and production ...
Google trains artificial intelligence to slash data centre energy by 40%
Edie - 7/22/2016 9:32:44 AM
Tech giant Google has taken a "phenomenal step forward" in its efforts to drive energy efficiency, after developing artificial intelligence (AI) that has reduced energy consumption at its ... data centre operators in the world, many are not powered by ...
Practical soutions to Nigeria’s electricity crisis
Vanguard - 7/24/2016 12:19:10 AM
How can the seventh most populated country in the world generate currently 1,580 MW and potentially ... grid for all sections of the country and be able to monitor power supply and consumption adequately. If the cities are not depopulated and expanded ...
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 ...
Germany’s Energy Transition: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PRESSENZA - 7/23/2016 10:53:16 PM
This has encouraged the generation and consumption of alternative energy sources ... gas 8.8 percent and other sources the rest. This European country is the third world power in renewable energies – excluding hydropower – and holds third place ...
Growing Middle Class Sees Increase In Global Resource Consumption
ciwm-journal.co.uk - 7/21/2016 9:55:23 AM
Rising consumption fuelled by a growing ... 10 times as many materials as the poorest countries and twice as much as the world average. If the world continues to provide housing, mobility, food, energy and water in the same way as today, by 2050 the ...
Google using AI to cut energy usage of its data centres
Climate Action - 7/21/2016 11:35:36 AM
US technology giant Google has reduced the energy consumption of its data centres by 15 per cent ... and Google is believed to have one of the biggest fleets of them in the world. The data centres require significant energy resources to keep the servers ...
Germany and China are beating the U.S. in energy efficiency
Mashable - 7/21/2016 3:31:50 PM
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranked 23 of the world’s top energy-consuming countries for its 2016 international ... least-expensive ways to reduce electricity and fuel consumption — and thus reduce emissions of harmful ...
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 ...
Minister: South Africa Establishing Nuclear Engineering and Technology Center as 104 GW of Gas Power on Offer
Industrial Info Resources - 7/22/2016 5:50:49 AM
According to the Statistical Review of World Energy by BP plc (NYSE:BP) (London, England), in 2013, 72% of the country's total primary energy consumption came from coal, followed by oil (22%), natural gas (3%) and nuclear (3%) and renewable (less than 1% ...
South Korea must choose energy future: dirty coal or renewable?
한겨레 - 7/17/2016 1:10:25 AM
Coal’s status as the world’s primary energy source is as ... According to global energy company BP, as the demand for power grows in developing countries, worldwide commercial consumption of coal increased 22.7% from 2005 to 2015.
World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
Figure 1 shows the huge increase in world energy consumption that has taken place ... 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 ...