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
‘Nigeria’s Electricity Consumption Per Capita Lowest in Africa’
nigerianmuse.com - 8/20/2014 12:23:43 AM
according to a report by Agusto & Co. The country’s electricity consumption per capital, measured by the World Bank at 149 KWH, is low due to self generation by most of the citizenry which is often not captured. “Typically, Nigerians resort to self ...
Iran’s runaway energy consumption
Trend - 9/1/2014 4:41:30 AM
Iran with 1,190 trillion cubic feet of gas, as well as 157 billion barrels of oil reserves ranks second and forth as primary energy holder in the world, but due to ... Organization (IEEO), the country's annual energy consumption growth pace was 3.9 percent ...
12 Ecologically Sustainable Countries and Why They Should Be Admired
Alter Net - 8/28/2014 11:58:44 PM
The country supports nearly 5% of the world’s biodiversity despite its ... this month has set ambitious targets to increase renewable energy to 32% by 2030, reduce CO2 emissions by 40% and consumption of fossils fuels by 30% by 2030.
Is Coal Really "Peaking" in China?
The Energy Collective - 9/1/2014 10:20:56 PM
The EIA expects Chinese gas consumption to rise from 4.9 percent of total energy consumption in 2012 to ... it is estimated that the country has the largest domestic gas reserves in the world. So if China is actively looking for a coal killer, it’s ...
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.
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... 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.
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 ...
Ebola keeps Liberian President away from water conference
The Nation - 9/1/2014 10:42:24 PM
By 2035, the World Bank estimates that energy consumption will increase by 35 percent which will also drive up the demand for water by 85 percent, putting pressure in scarce water resources, especially in the developing countries. Speaking on the sideline ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
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 thermal units in 2040 ...
China leading world in renewable energy investments
South China Morning Post - 8/29/2014 1:24:38 AM
According to the National Energy Administration, China's power consumption grew ... China and other non-member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development account for almost 70 per cent of the world renewables growth, the IEA ...
World Energy Consumption Facts, Figures, and Shockers
Energy Trends Insider - 6/27/2012 11:53:07 PM
Since 1965, consumption of coal in the U.S. and in European Union countries ... electricity, but this year the natural gas share will reach 30%. Strong consumption growth trends are certainly not limited to Asia Pacific. All developing regions of the world ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of inexpensive fossil ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 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 ...
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 goal.
BP energy statistics: the world in oil consumption, reserves and energy production
theguardian.com - 6/8/2010 11:54:57 PM
The graphic pictured above gave a global breakdown of how much petroleum is used by countries, regions and continents ... from BP - it's an amazing insight to the world's consumption and production of energy. We've extracted a few of the key tables ...