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
Do Smart Phones Hold Key to Reducing Energy Poverty in Developing Countries?
Breaking Energy - 9/22/2014 11:54:44 AM
Unsurprisingly, increasing total consumption in the developing world – from a much lower baseline ... of the most vulnerable populations – off-grid, energy-poor, rural customers in developing countries? According to Fabio de Pascale of Devergy ...
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.
Energy-efficient appliances will save world $350bn of electricity bill – UNEP
Businessday - 9/23/2014 3:49:46 PM
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP), through its new initiative launched, has said that a shift from energy-efficient appliances would save the world 350 billion dollars ... would reduce global electricity consumption. “It would reduce global electricity ...
All over the planet, countries are completely missing their emissions targets
Washington Post - 9/23/2014 8:25:57 AM
The International Energy Agency says on its Web site that “the implications” of energy consumption “are daunting ... a level that will be already challenging to manage for most countries around the world, even for rich nations,” said Corinne ...
Energy security is a challenge in Brazil for the next years
Electric Light And Power - 9/23/2014 4:11:14 PM
In addition, a recent document from the Energetic Research Co. (EPE, in Portuguese) states that consumption ... world. "It is essential to discuss the transformation of the electric sector that Brazil is going through. We need to learn from other countries ...
5th US-India Energy Partnership Summit: Accelerating Resilient Growth and Development
Broadway World - 9/23/2014 3:56:55 PM
If the country continues on the path of energy consumption that represents business as usual, then oil imports alone would be around 10 million barrels per day by 2031-32, rising from around 2.5 million barrels per day in 2011-12. With the devaluation of ...
PEW raises energy crisis concerns
The Express Tribune - 9/19/2014 9:59:35 PM
“Well-being of large number of people in developing countries is negatively affected by ... which is impeding welfare of masses across the world, he added. Electric power consumption in Pakistan was last measured at 449.32 kWh per capita, when it ranked ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
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.
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.
Germany's Green Energy Is an Expensive Success
bloombergview.com - 9/22/2014 12:52:00 PM
According to Eurostat, the country's industry is the sixth least energy-intensive on the continent. Household electricity consumption has been going down by about 1 percent per year since 2005 as higher prices forced Germans to save energy. My Berlin ...
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 ...
SA electricity prices vs Africa vs the world
businesstech.co.za - 9/20/2014 8:46:49 PM
It noted that given Eskom’s assertion that the average monthly household consumption is ... developing world and Sub-Saharan Africa at 80.5%, 74.7% and 30.5% respectively. F&S said that the country’s power utility has made phenomenal progress in ...
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World ... nuclear power and renewables. Right after the release of the report, I wrote a short post discussing the highlights. Today I will take a deeper dive into oil production and consumption ...
Australia energy industry blueprint sees large scale deregulation
Reuters - 9/23/2014 12:36:30 PM
"The Australian energy market has undergone significant transformation in recent years as a result of declining demand and changing patterns of consumption ... the country's total exports, with more than half of those exports coal, making it the world's ...
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 6:51:40 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 ...