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
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
“This will have a profound effect on the development of world energy markets.” Demand in countries outside the Organization ... $105.49 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. U.S. oil production climbed to 7.56 million barrels a day in the ...
10 Countries Take On Climate Change
World Policy Institute - 3/7/2014 8:37:04 PM
Below are a list of the top countries ... renewable electric energy sources and beefing up the use of biofuels in the transportation industry. The Plan calls for: -Increasing energy efficiency to decrease electricity consumption by 10 percent ...
'India Has Large Scope for Power Capacity Addition'
The New Indian Express - 3/9/2014 3:16:45 AM
The state-owned NTPC is not just one of India’s ‘Maharatna’ companies, it is also the largest power producer in the country with an installed capacity of 42,964 MW aided by 17 coal-based, seven gas-based, three solar renewable and seven ...
Why electricity demand is falling, and what it means
Renew Economy - 3/6/2014 11:05:35 AM
Much of the micro-generation (rooftop solar panels, microturbines, fuel cells and Combined Heat and Power (CHP ... t use because it uses no resources to produce it at all. This simple idea is embodied in energy efficient products and services, which ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
making up 80 percent of world energy use through 2040. That dominance is visible in countries like China and India where sustained, long-term growth has driven demand for cheap and prevalent sources of fuel like coal and oil. Energy use within ...
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
World Energy Consumption by Source, Based on Vaclav Smil estimates ... 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 countries ...
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 ...
5 Top Countries Leading The World In Renewable Energy
Care2 (blog) - 10/8/2012 11:59:49 PM
Spain, 7.8 percent of world total Last April, wind power became Spain’s largest source of electricity generation ... s energy from alternative and renewable sources by 2020. 5. Brazil: 5 percent of world total Brazil has boosted large investments ...
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.
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 ...
World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says
Los Angeles Times - 7/27/2013 1:38:31 AM
“These two countries combined account for half the world's total increase in energy use through 2040.” PHOTOS: 10 cheapest cars that get 35 mpg or better In China, liquid fuel consumption is expected to rise from 9 million barrels a day to ...