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
Will Improved Energy Efficiency Lead to Increased Energy Consumption in the Developing World? Quite Possibly
The Energy Collective - 10/23/2014 10:42:10 AM
For household‐efficiency measures, the majority of studies show rebounds in developed countries in the region of 20-45% ... for most of the recent and projected growth in global energy consumption. The BTI report helpfully shifts our attention to ...
UAE- Dewa observes 'World Energy Day'
MENAFN - 10/21/2014 8:28:32 AM
“Shaikh Mohammed approved World Energy Day to support the UAE Vision 2021 which aims to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world in all ... the emirate works to lower electricity and water consumption below world averages.
“It’s cool at 25″: environment ministry launches energy saving campaign
Minivan News - 10/23/2014 11:03:39 AM
Electricity used for air-conditioning accounts for 60 to 70 percent of energy consumption by households and offices in the Maldives, Minister of Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim has revealed. In his message on the occasion of World Energy Day ...
Rwanda: World Energy Day Marked Amid Calls to Embrace Energy Efficient Products
AllAfrica - 10/22/2014 9:31:47 AM
to a nation where 85 per cent of energy consumption is from biomass, she added. The country's current energy capacity is 119MW and is expected to increase to 563MW by 2018. Government is developing domestic energy resources such as hydro power, peat ...
Saving Energy For Improved Competitiveness
Textile World - 10/21/2014 5:25:25 PM
Reducing energy consumption will therefore significantly impact direct ... Typical Energy Savings TW: It is well known that in many countries, energy-saving investments are subsidized to support the industry. How do you proceed here? Gherzi: As the subsidy ...
Flipping the Switch: A Look at India’s Future Energy Demands
eaglefordtexas.com - 10/20/2014 7:21:08 PM
Primary energy consumption in India more than doubled between 1990 and ... State-owned Coal India, the world’s largest miner of coal, accounts for over 80 percent of the country’s total production. Despite holding the fifth-largest coal reserves ...
How natural gas has transformed energy markets
forumblog.org - 10/23/2014 9:59:13 AM
Consumption of natural gas now accounts for nearly 25 percent of global primary energy consumption ... a sharp surge in U.S. gas production has made the country the world’s largest natural gas producer, and soon expected to become a net exporter of ...
Research and Markets: Emerging Renewable Energy Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Business Wire - 10/24/2014 8:17:49 AM
SSA is expected to grow rapidly in terms of economic development, population and power consumption. Africa, which houses about 13% of the world's population ... for renewable energy technologies, various countries' governments have formulated plans ...
France, world's most nuclear-dependent nation, votes to slash output of atomic energy
Fox Business - 10/10/2014 1:56:33 PM
The R20 is a coalition of partners led by regional governments that work to promote and implement projects that are designed to produce local economic and environmental benefits in the form of reduced energy consumption ... to make their country a little ...
China’s coal consumption drops for first time this century
Responding To Climate Change - 10/22/2014 10:32:02 PM
China’s coal use has fallen for the first time this century – a turning point for a country which currently consumes almost half of the world’s coal supplies. Consumption dropped ... as well as setting targets for energy and climate, between 2016 ...
PM Narendra Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess
Times of India - 10/22/2014 6:28:39 PM
NEW DELHI: India could allow commercial coal mining by foreign companies if they set up units in the country ... As of now, only Indian power, steel and cement companies can mine coal for their own consumption. Commercial mining is dominated by state ...
SSA energy system a threat to regions economic hopes
Ghana Web - 10/22/2014 2:29:26 AM
Despite rising incomes, bio-energy consumption continues to rise ... Huge renewable resources remain untapped; excellent solar across all of Africa, hydro in many countries, wind mainly in coastal areas and geothermal in the East African Rift Valley.
UPDATE 1-Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess
Reuters - 10/22/2014 9:38:56 AM
India-based firms may mine coal for consumption or sale - order NEW DELHI ... coal mining to private players is a key step towards bringing order to the country's chaotic power industry and ending the chronic blackouts that impede its economic rise.
Is Energy Efficiency a Good Thing Even with Rebound?
Environmental Defense Fund - 10/22/2014 3:29:41 PM
Further, they refer to “recent estimates and case studies” that suggest “energy-saving technologies may backfire, meaning that increased energy consumption associated ... studies show rebounds in developed countries in the region of 20-45% (the ...