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
Big New Investments in Wind Energy Across the Country and Around the World
DAILY KOS - 5/23/2013 4:10:10 PM
The World Wind Energy Association recently announced that Iceland's move into wind energy makes it the 100th country to utilize wind power ... is this a diary they'd be trying to find? Use a person's full name, without any title.
Natural gas consumption growth below average
MENAFN - 5/18/2013 11:54:14 PM
Dated Brent averaged 111.26 per barrel in 2011, an increase of 40 percent from the 2010 level. The loss of Libyan supplies early in the year, combined with smaller disruptions in a number of other countries ... last year. World natural gas consumption ...
Your chariot awaits! Electric vehicles, mobile gadgets and the future of American energy use
Northwestern University - 5/20/2013 3:34:57 AM
This energy use comprises everything in the country that requires energy ... Chung said. “The world’s energy problem that we face is global, but the solution is local,” he said. America’s energy consumption For the last 50 years, America’s ...
MS Tûranor PlanetSolar Sets World Speed Record for Transatlantic Crossing by Solar Electric Vessel
San Francisco Gate - 5/19/2013 10:55:46 PM
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Switzerland’s MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar boat, today announced a new speed record for a ... with stops in 28 countries. In 2012, PlanetSolar set five world records for a solar-powered boat ...
Buildings in efficiency challenge cut energy use, save $58 million
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 5/24/2013 4:06:00 AM
Participants across the country in the Better Buildings Challenge reduced their energy intensity by 2.5% last year, achieving about $58 million in annual energy savings. Those results are contained in a progress report published by the ...
It’s not Utopian: 100% renewable electricity is here
link2portal.com - 5/20/2013 7:45:29 AM
Meanwhile, there is plenty of potential for demand reduction. A 2011 PriceWaterhouseCooper scenario for 100% renewable electricity recommended that Europe work together to ...
World's Largest Hydropower Plant on Track for 2015 Groundbreaking in DR Congo
Inhabitat - 5/22/2013 2:31:08 PM
Work on the world’s largest hydropower plant is expected to start in October, 2015 following commitments from the World Bank and other development agencies to finance its construction. South Africa has also agreed to buy more than half of the energy that ...
When America Stops Importing Energy
New York Times - 5/23/2013 1:08:13 AM
But it’s natural that as America becomes less reliant on the Middle East for energy, Washington’s willingness to accept risks and burdens there will diminish, or at least become harder to justify in a fiscally constrained era. Interestingly ...
" Fox 'News': Germany Leads World in Solar Because 'They Get a Lot More Sun Than We Do' "
bradblog.com - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
Yet, this is how Fox Business Network "reporter" Shibani Joshi explained, on Fox "News" today, why it is that Germany leads the world in solar energy production, while "the hopes for solar in the U.S. have dimmed": Sigh. See Media Matters for the full Fox ...
CEO now means chief energy officer, says DuPont head
Eco-business - 5/24/2013 1:07:02 AM
Andrew Tan, one of the presenters and chief executive officer of the National Environment Agency ... in the past decade or so that it has given energy more priority, taking an integrated approach to achieve greater energy efficiency, he said.
New Pathian Optimal Building Pressure Control (POBPC®) Process Proven to Help Companies Reduce Overall Energy Usage by up to 30 Percent
Sacramento Bee - 5/23/2013 4:24:29 PM
CINCINNATI, May 23, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Pathian, an energy consultancy specializing in the optimization of complex mechanical systems for large and multi-unit facilities, announced that its Pathian Optimal Building Pressure Control (POBPC ...
Interaction with world can cut impact of West sanctions: Aref
Presstv - 5/23/2013 10:51:02 PM
Presidential candidate Mohammad-Reza Aref says the impact of illegal sanctions against Iran can be cut by interacting with other countries within the guidelines set by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. In a speech at Tehran ...
Graph of the Day: Solar grid parity in 102 countries
reneweconomy.com.au - 5/24/2013 12:24:05 AM
Here’s an interesting graph used by Suntech’s Stuart Wenham (sourced from Applied Materials) during a presentation at the Solar 2013 conference in Melbourne on Thursday. It highlights the extent of “grid parity” for solar PV across the world – it ...
Abengoa wins three new electricity transmission concessions for the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency
Yahoo! Finance - 5/13/2013 8:36:44 AM
SEVILLE, Spain, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (ABG), the company ... Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) to carry out a new electricity transmission project in the country. The contract, which is worth approximately €1.0 ...
Energy – Balancing the Bonanza: Interview With Mark Thoma
Eurasia Review - 5/23/2013 7:44:55 PM
If you want an objective view of energy, ask an economist, who can tell you what to expect to pay at the pump in the coming years, and why, as well as what to expect from medium- and long-term economic growth and what the real drivers will be. These are ...