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, 2014See also: Electricity - consumption map
Modi points to historical inequities in energy consumption
The Tribune India - 12/1/2015 8:05:10 AM
who now want the country to cut down on fossil fuel usage and be an equal partner in curtailing emission of greenhouse gases. However, India’s argument is that since the western world had developed the use of cheap energy from fossil fuels, it was within ...
Côte d’Ivoire: Three African countries on world solar energy consumption ranking
panapress.com - 11/19/2015 7:25:07 PM
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – South Africa, Cape Verde and Mauritius are the top three African countries on the world solar energy consumption ranking this year. According to a communiqué issued by SolarSuperState, which carried out the ranking ...
India's renewable energy push unlikely to help bridge development deficit
Economic Times - 12/1/2015 5:34:51 AM
It is not just the 400 million people without access to electricity and hundreds of million more who are underserved compared to global averages of electricity consumption ... Chief Executive, World Coal Association points to the countries like the ...
India Needs $2.8 Trillion Investment For Energy Supply: Report
Silicon India - 12/1/2015 2:14:25 AM
India uses only six percent of the world's primary energy despite its consumption almost doubling since 2000 with potential to grow further," the report noted. More than any country, India will contribute to the projected rise in global energy demand ...
COLUMN-The American energy story Obama won't tell the world
Reuters - 11/30/2015 5:53:20 PM
Nov 30 President Barack Obama is poised to repeat his history of weak-handed negotiations on the world stage when nearly 200 countries gather in Paris on ... and piling regulations on the fossil fuel and power industries in the United States are necessary ...
India’s Ambitions Make Country a Focus of Paris Climate Talks
The Wall Street Journal - 12/1/2015 3:54:38 AM
demand for energy is expected to double by 2040, accounting for roughly 25% of the total increase in consumption world-wide, according to the International Energy Agency, which tracks energy trends globally. India has promised an ambitious program to ...
World Bank, International Monetary Fund propose global carbon tax
Firstpost - 12/1/2015 8:33:48 AM
The number of countries ... things," said World Resources Institute President Andrew Steer, a former Wharton economist who wasn't part of the multi-nation initiative on carbon pricing. He compared it to taxing cigarettes to reducing consumption, although ...
The Carbon Trust: New collaborative approach can reduce cost of clean energy by US$550 billion by 2025
Financial Express - 12/1/2015 6:17:48 AM
The world can save an estimated US$550 billion ... The report also highlights that newly industrialising economies and developing countries represent 90 percent of growth in future energy consumption. They have faced difficulties in accessing and adapting ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Much of the increase in the developing world’s energy use comes from population ... But compounding the problem is that energy consumption per person is predicted to rise as well in the developing countries as they grow richer and their citizens covet ...
Germany leads the way with energy transition
Japan Times - 12/1/2015 10:35:30 AM
BERLIN – As world leaders prepared to ... s missing to make 100 percent renewable energy feasible is cheap and ample storage that would help to smooth supply. That requirement no longer looks impossible. Few countries have the political will and ...
World leaders call for action at Paris climate talks – as it happened
The Guardian - 11/30/2015 9:20:55 PM
195 countries and nearly 150 world leaders including ... The government now underwrites no fossil fuel energy. But Fossil of the Day organiser Dan Ilic says: “While New Zealand has abolished subsidies on the consumption side, during the time that the ...
Solar Power In Europe: Can Germany And France Lead In Renewable Energy Despite Cloudy Climates?
International Business Times - 11/30/2015 3:44:29 PM
Thousands of roofs across Germany are dotted with the metallic glint of solar panels, producing energy that has fueled nearly 7 percent of the country's energy demand ... for 33 percent of all domestic power consumption in the nation in 2015, compared ...
Paris COP21: challenges galore for world leaders
americanbazaaronline.com - 11/28/2015 11:53:37 PM
Deliberate underreporting in annual coal consumption will create huge trust-deficit in developing a universal policy to reduce global carbon dioxide emissions. India, the world ... country’s population of 1.3 billion people — have no access to electricity.
India moving to the centre of global energy affairs
Times of India - 11/28/2015 1:59:29 PM
"With two-thirds emissions coming from the energy sector, we need a clear signal to the world. About 170 countries have made commitments ... accounting for about 20 per cent of solar energy consumption. "Solar energy has become much cheaper in the past ...