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
Can the World Run on Renewable Energy?
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 4/23/2015 6:26:22 PM
The country, which gets 15% of its energy from nuclear power now ... The transition to electric vehicles has the potential to blunt the oil consumption and climate impacts of the world’s cars, but there’s a long way to go. In the U.S. in 2014, 119,710 ...
Volvo hybrid buses – more than 2000 sold
automotiveworld.com - 4/27/2015 8:41:48 AM
Volvo Buses has now sold more than 2000 hybrid buses in about twenty countries since their introduction in 2010. Fewer exhaust emissions, low energy consumption and quieter operation are appreciated by increasing numbers of cities the world over.
Analysts: Solar energy is on the verge of a 'global boom'
The Business Insider - 4/25/2015 10:13:04 PM
SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top industrialized ... is commercially viable in all G7 countries and 14 of the G20 economies ...
The 10 healthiest countries in the world
Market Watch - 4/23/2015 5:54:45 AM
The per capita alcohol consumption ... in the world. Norway had the second best access to services, reflecting clean water and that its entire population had access to electricity. There were also nearly four physicians per 1,000 people in the country ...
Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global
Times of India - 4/26/2015 5:54:10 PM
Japan is now one of the world ... energy capacity has tripled to 25 gigawatts, with solar accounting for more than 80 per cent of that. Once Japan reaches cost-revenue parity in solar energy, it will mean the technology is commercially viable in all G7 ...
Global Energy Trends and Implications for India: Carbon Intensity of Electricity Stagnating but Efficiency, Renewables Can Change That
The Energy Collective - 4/27/2015 8:13:10 AM
The world is currently failing to improve the carbon intensity of its energy supply However, as global energy consumption will grow ... Electricity growth in non-OECD countries will be 300% as compared to the almost flat 16% growth in OECD countries.
UAE has 4% of world's oil and 3.5% of gas reserves: Energy minister
Emirates247 - 4/16/2015 4:40:08 PM
The minister gave an overview of oil production and the domestic consumption of petroleum derivatives ... adding that "The UAE government's goal is to make the country one of the world's best in the areas of energy policies, the best possible means ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- 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 ...
Msheireb Properties wins two awards in Tarsheed’s National Program for Conservation & Energy Efficiency
Al Bawaba - 4/26/2015 7:38:34 AM
The competition witnessed entries from different sectors in the country ... the world to ensure we used cutting edge, environmentally friendly technology and best building practice throughout the development with the aim to reduce energy consumption ...
Copenhagen to be the world’s first carbon-neutral capital
The Star Online - 4/27/2015 1:53:47 AM
Copenhagen aims to be the world’s most climate ... it must produce a surplus of green energy corresponding to these emissions. Hence, the Copenhagen 2025 Climate Plan has initiatives in four areas: cut down energy consumption, switch to renewable energy ...
UAE Delegation Advances Water Security Debate At 7th World Water Forum
wateronline.com - 4/22/2015 8:47:44 AM
The UAE concluded its participation in the 7th World Water Forum alongside ... the high-level UAE delegation shared the country’s various strategies and policies aimed at improving water conservation, production and consumption. HE Dr Rashid Bin Fahad ...
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 ...
Kenya Power Report Q2 2015 - New Study Released
MENAFN - 4/22/2015 11:56:50 PM
Power Outlook long-Term Forecasts Regional long-term power forecasts covering electricity generation consumption and capacity for thermal hydroelectric and nuclear power. These are supported by a country specific ... (EIA) World Bank (WB) and United ...
Australia smart energy market forecast to see smart grids create a national net benefit of US$27bn by 2034
Live-PR - 4/26/2015 9:57:33 PM
Smart´ means communication, and since many countries are currently ... of distributed resources. With energy consumption expected to grow worldwide by more than 40% over the next 25 years demand in some parts of the world could exceed 100% in that time.
World faces growing challenge of water security
AsiaOne - 4/26/2015 8:28:40 AM
According to the World Water Development Report ... has become a more complicated issue as it is linked to food and energy sectors, the two most dependent sectors on water consumption. "Countries have to consider how to manage water for sustainable ...