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
10 States Draining the Country’s Energy
24/7 Wall ST - 10/2/2015 4:01:22 AM
With close to a fifth of the world’s total energy consumption, the U.S. accounts for less than 5% of the world’s population. Regional differences also mean that some parts of the country are an even bigger drain on the nation’s energy supply.
Can We Give Electricity to Everybody and Still Stop Climate Change?
Mother Jones - 10/1/2015 9:53:18 AM
Last week, the vast majority of the world's prime ministers and presidents ... If low- and middle-income countries were to reach an average electricity consumption of 3,880 kWh a year per person (and many are already above that level), global electricity ...
Eaton’s Lighting Solutions Enhance Aesthetics, Bring Control Capabilities and Reduce Energy Consumption by Nearly 70 Percent at AEE Headquarters
Financial Content - 9/30/2015 1:14:55 PM
Eaton's LED lighting and controls solutions enhance the lighting performance and aesthetics, while reducing energy consumption by nearly 70 percent ... and other power management solutions at AEE’s World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) this week ...
India wants to reduce carbon emission intensity 35% by 2030, ahead of Paris talks
zmescience.com - 10/2/2015 10:42:14 AM
India, a rapidly developing country ... basic services like electricity and running water. This comes at a price though. More than 60% of India’s energy comes from coal, and a report by Enerdata states that electricity consumption in India would ...
Coal Is Still Integral to Many Countries and Regions in the World
Canada Free Press - 9/24/2015 12:43:16 AM
China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released a China Statistical Abstract that reported coal consumption ... or where a developing country has no other choice. Coal is being used to fuel electric generators around the world since it provides ...
India pledges 33-35% cut in carbon emission intensity by 2030
Live Mint - 10/3/2015 11:59:47 AM
accounting for one-third of the total energy consumption in the country. “The mandated decrease in the specific energy consumption under PAT programme has led to a decline of 4-5% in their specific energy consumption in 2015 as compared with that in 2012.
Duke Energy Florida plans to double solar power capacity by 2024
PennEnergy - 10/2/2015 5:37:24 PM
Duke Energy's press release explained that the solar installations will contribute to cutting the state's coal consumption in half by 2018 ... The state was 10th in the country for utility solar generation. "As the cost of solar energy continues to ...
US continues to distance itself as the world leader of natural gas
blogs.platts.com - 10/2/2015 12:00:58 PM
The US is the clear leader in natural gas consumption, consuming 759.4 Bcm of natural gas in 2014. A list of the world ... unit Bentek Energy forecasts the US to export 35.8 Bcm in 2016 up to 124.3 Bcm by 2019. There are a few countries that are extremely ...
Renewable energy resource assessment and mapping
Inquirer - 10/2/2015 4:25:49 PM
The program also aimed to create a pool of trainers that will help disseminate the information to their respective countries. In 2001, the world energy consumption was estimated at 13.5 terawatts and is expected to rise by 27.6 TW in 2050 and 43 TW by 2100.
World will appreciate India's commitment to climate change: Piyush Goyal
Zee News - 9/29/2015 8:32:46 PM
India was not a large pollution generating country as compared to the developed world, the minister said, adding even the energy consumption was far less as against the economically strong countries. However, he said coal would continue to be the mainstay ...
When Dynamic Pricing Meets Energy Storage
Bacon's Rebellion - 10/1/2015 11:57:59 PM
Welcome to the new world of electric load management. Power companies around the country are experimenting with novel rate structures that encourage customers to curtail their electricity consumption during periods of peak demand — typically summer ...
Are We Heading Towards a Global Energy Proliferation Crisis?
The Huffington Post - 9/30/2015 3:13:38 AM
In 1866, the US Revenue Commission warned that the country might soon ... management will push consumption even further down. Highly efficient and free from direct fossil fuel use electric cars will suddenly swarm the world, almost as mobile phones and ...
The USA Is Building the World's Fastest Supercomputer
Smart Data Collective - 9/30/2015 7:17:00 AM
Increased power consumption Titan, the United States top ... first exaflop supercomputer will see a huge leap forward within the world of computing. It’s a huge power that any country would not mind bragging about. Of interest is the fact that creating ...
Alternative energy freeze debate rages
The Van Wert Independent - 10/2/2015 8:19:04 AM
Ohio is among the top 10 states in total energy consumption, and the cost of importing ... National Security – Traditional fuel costs are set on a world market dominated by nations hostile to this country — America does not control production or ...
Presidential Proclamation -- National Energy Action Month, 2015
Newsroom America - 9/28/2015 11:54:23 PM
and explore any and all ways of saving consumers money while reducing our total energy consumption. These efforts are vital to preserving our way of life and will help protect our environment and boost our Nation's economy. As the world's second-largest ...