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
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
The Energy Collective - 7/16/2014 4:18:30 AM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World Energy 2014. This report is one of the most comprehensive sources of global and country level statistics on production and consumption of oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear power and renewables.
The Energy Collective - 7/15/2014 5:27:06 PM
Gary Hunt Gary is an Executive-in-Residence at Deloitte Investments with extensive experience in the energy & utility industries. More » Jesse Jenkins is a graduate student and researcher at MIT with expertise in energy technology, policy, and innovation.
Saudi Arabia nears finalizing joint electricity projects with neighboring countries—official
Asharq Al Awsat - 7/15/2014 11:10:42 PM
Tenders for contractors involved in the project, which aims to help both countries cope with additional demand during peak consumption ... nuclear and renewable energy. In 2013, Saudi Arabia announced it was aiming to become the world’s top producer ...
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency
CleanTechnica - 7/22/2014 12:22:19 AM
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency ... The study praised Germany’s comprehensive energy strategy and awarded the country maximum points for its building codes, retrofit policies, and tax credit and loan programs. “Germany’s commitment ...
Online devices to soon consume more energy than Russia
worldbulletin.net - 7/21/2014 1:02:17 PM
As the world struggles to find new forms of energy, one significant source of increased demand is online-access devices, whose numbers are rising exponentially. The consumption of energy ... demand of the entire country of Russia, the report stated.
Study reveals Germany as world’s most energy efficient nation
Power Engineering - 7/21/2014 11:07:45 AM
The Washington, D.C.-based American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has published a study ranking the world’s 16 major economies according to which countries had done ... buildings to reduce energy consumption by 20 percent, putting ...
Chile's electricity costs among world's highest, industry group says
Latino FOX News - 7/18/2014 8:36:49 PM
Elsewhere in the world, electrical power costs rose ... "more than double that of some neighboring countries we compete with, like Peru," he said. The metallurgical sector's electricity consumption currently accounts for between 10 percent and 50 percent ...
Which is the most energy efficient country? – Infographic
U Switch - 7/21/2014 9:06:04 AM
World Cup ... Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ranked the nation first in terms of energy efficiency. Germany topped the rankings due to its mandatory laws, requiring residential and commercial buildings to drop energy consumption by 20% by 2020.
U.S. Gets Lackluster Energy Efficiency Ranking
Climate Central - 7/21/2014 5:19:59 PM
... making up the top five most energy efficient economies in the world. Using energy more efficiently is a critical step countries can take to reduce their fossil fuels consumption and its related climate change-driving carbon dioxide and methane emissions.
China Poised For Significant Expansion In Wind Power Generation
Alt Energy Stocks - 7/21/2014 4:37:02 PM
Despite this growth, the country expects demand to continue ... energy to account for 15% of total energy consumption. One of the key industries expected to help meet these goals is wind power. China is the world’s largest wind energy producer, with ...
Access to Energy Explains Unequal Growth Rates of India and China
Econo Monitor - 7/17/2014 11:58:26 PM
Source: The World Bank, BP Statistical Review As quickly as China, and to a lesser degree India, has increased its energy consumption in the past 25 years, both countries consume much less energy on a per capita basis than other industrialized countries.
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 5:49:22 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the ... Most of the growth in energy consumption will occur in countries like China and India that rely on carbon-polluting coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity.
Germany Tops World Energy Efficiency Ranking
Yahoo Finance - 7/17/2014 5:53:22 PM
The only report of its kind identifies best practices across 31 key metrics in the world's largest economies ... 20% reduction in primary energy consumption by 2020 and 50% by 2050, compared to 2008 levels, and awarded the country first place for energy ...
Global Ranking for Energy Efficiency: US Near Bottom, Germany Near Top
Greentech Media - 7/16/2014 11:59:37 PM
Italy, India, Spain and China are just a few of the major world economies that also ranked above the U.S., which came in thirteenth out of sixteen countries. The nations, which together account for 71 percent of global energy consumption, were evaluated ...
Oil path signals wrong way for world energy
Oil Voice - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Recent publication of this year's BP Statistical Review of World Energy illustrates several ... and strategis is 'false flag' consumption and demand data for a large number of both unsurprising, and surprising countries. China, for example, exactly like ...