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
New World Bank Initiative to Help End Wasteful Energy Subsidies
The World Bank - 11/25/2014 6:09:48 PM
... are creating huge budget pressures for governments and raise energy consumption, contributing to pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. November 25, 2014 - Countries around the world are finding that energy subsidies pose a threat to their economic ...
Chile’s mining sector to double energy demand by 2025
Mining - 11/27/2014 6:14:35 PM
In an extensive report published Wednesday (in Spanish), the regulator warned the world's largest copper producer needs to urgently ramp up its installed power capacity by 18,000 gigawatts to meet that future sectorial demand. The country’s mining sector ...
General Electric to Upgrade Rangoon Power Plants
The Irrawaddy Publishing Group - 11/26/2014 10:59:07 AM
and domestic energy consumption is the world’s lowest at 20 times less than the global average, according to the World Bank. GE opened its first country office in Burma in May 2013. Company figures tallied total investments in the country at US$2 million ...
Russian Power Consumption to Reach More Than 246 TWh by 2025, States GlobalData in Its Report Published at MarketPublishers.com
University Chronicle - 11/26/2014 6:44:24 PM
Report Highlights: A brief review on world carbon emissions and global primary energy consumption. Coverage of historical ... installed capacity broken down by key countries as of 2013, cost study by reactor type, average capex and investment trends ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 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 ...
KSA energy cost cutting eyes car fuel efficiency
Arab News - 11/27/2014 7:47:39 PM
Saudi Arabia’s latest move to cut soaring energy costs came ... Arabia having one of the world’s fastest growing populations. Economist Salim Bajajah welcomed the efforts of the government to reduce consumption in the country, which now includes ...
World cotton trade likely to fall by 11% this season: ICAC
Economic Times - 11/26/2014 12:25:01 PM
The consumption in India, the world's largest cotton grower, is expected to be 5.3 million tonnes. Consumption in Pakistan may grow by two per cent to 2.3 million tonnes but will depend on sufficient and stable electricity supply in the regions with ...
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.
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 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.
Top 10 Countries the U.S. Owes Its Energy To
explorationworld.com - 11/25/2014 6:06:49 AM
Given this trend’s significant impact on the worldwide energy market, some analysts have begun ... to do with other nations than the U.S. Even with lower consumption rates, the U.S. remains the world’s largest consumer of oil. To keep pace with an ...
World Furniture Outlook 2014-2015
Yahoo Finance - 11/27/2014 8:59:14 PM
The seventy country tables have been expanded to include three additional items: Total household consumption expenditure ... of US$) Per capita GNP at purchasing power parity (in US$) Key issues of the World Furniture Outlook 2014-2015 market research ...
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.
15 of the hungriest countries in the world
VOXXI - 11/27/2014 2:54:09 PM
Meanwhile, people really are starving all around the world. And it’s worth remembering it on a day of gluttonous food consumption followed by another ... people in these 15 countries will consume less than half of that amount, if they are lucky, and ...
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 ...
Green energy is Scotland’s leading source of power
The Scotsman - 11/26/2014 11:59:22 PM
Dr Richard Dixon, director of Friends of the Earth Scotland, said: “We have joined the pioneer nations who are leading the way to a 100 per cent renewables, zero-carbon world ... mainstay of any country’s domestic electricity consumption.