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
India to Become World's Third Largest Solar Market via New Solar Power Plant
Nature World News - 11/30/2016 12:48:07 PM
With the goal of India to replace coal with cheaper solar power by 2020, the South Asian country has recently unveiled the world's largest solar power ... alarming number in the country's energy consumption if it continue to depend on fossil fuel.
World Energy Outlook: “Electric cars are happening” as global gasoline consumption peaks
teslarati.com - 11/22/2016 6:48:22 PM
A new forecast put together by The International Energy ... world. And that’s just a tiny fraction of the worldwide fleet. Together, the cargo fleet generates about 2 to 3 percent of world carbon emissions, which would – if that fleet were a country ...
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 in the next three decades, driven by growth in developing countries such as China and India, the Energy Information Administration said. Demand will increase to 820 quadrillion British thermal units in 2040 ...
World Renewable Energy Congress opens
bna.bh - 12/5/2016 5:21:22 PM
Manama, Dec. 5 (BNA): Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza patronised the opening of the 17th World Renewable ... on oil-producing countries. He said the last 30 years have seen high rates of energy consumption in the GCC as ...
Where India’s and China’s energy consumption is heading
The Economist online - 11/26/2016 2:58:44 AM
Its car fleet, at less than 20 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants, is paltry—about the same as America’s at the time of the first world war. When asked if India’s energy consumption will follow the same pattern as in rich countries, Mr Pradhan bridles ...
Electricity Consumption By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
The CIA fact book provides a great resource for global electricity consumption league tables. Indeed the power needs of our world are growing ... The league table shows the most populous countries indeed consume the most electricity, however underneath ...
Japan plans superefficient supercomputer by 2017
PC World - 11/25/2016 12:11:06 PM
Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) isn't just aiming to build the world's fastest supercomputers, it also wants to make one of the most efficient. It is aiming for a power consumption of under 3 megawatts -- a ...
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 ...
Business as usual won't do: creating a world of green energy
weforum.org - 11/29/2016 11:30:34 AM
By 2030, assessments show that climate change’s associated damages could wipe 2% of the GDP in the US and USD 1.2 trillion in China; 2 with the world’s least developed countries being ... up to 80% of the energy consumption is used to maintain a ...
3D printing could reduce global oil consumption, says top Nordea analyst
3ders.org - 11/25/2016 10:33:52 PM
Now, however, there are more fuel-efficient ships, greener aircraft, and a rising number of electric cars—especially in environmentally conscious countries like ... using 3D printers, the world could see a reduction in energy consumption across land ...
Paris Agreement: Are Countries Playing Fair?
instituteforenergyresearch.org - 12/5/2016 3:55:28 PM
The Paris Agreement was ratified on November 4, 2016, after 55 countries, consuming more than 55 percent of the world’s energy signed on ... easy to cut greenhouse gas emissions. China’s electricity consumption growth rate was falling, and many coal ...
These 6 Unexpected Countries Are Going Renewable
CleanTechnica - 11/24/2016 12:19:27 PM
Countries all over the world are embracing renewables as a source of affordable ... Within three years, the city reduced its net energy consumption by four percent. Additionally, Park has created a citywide program to pay for solar panels that would ...
China Climate Forecast Challenged By Coal Use – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 12/5/2016 3:23:51 AM
Although the country leads the world in developing renewable energy sources ... China’s newly-released five-year plan for the electricity sector suggests that consumption could rise again. Coal-fired generating capacity will expand by as much as 19 ...
Energy Demands Increasingly Shape China’s Behavior in the South China Sea
World Politics Review - 12/1/2016 6:37:42 PM
Already the world’s largest energy consumer, China will only need more in the coming years to maintain sustained urbanization and industrialization. As more people move into cities and China’s economic output rapidly expands, its energy consumption ...
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 ...