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
Global Circuit Protection Market driven by increased electricity consumption according to a new report
MENAFN - 7/28/2015 5:33:57 AM
Developing countries are the major source of increased electricity consumption worldwide ... distributor of market research and business information. Representing the world's top research publishers and analysts we provide quick and easy access to the ...
The energy implications of China’s downturn
Financial Times - 7/28/2015 7:21:20 AM
China’s coal consumption is up by almost 80 per cent over the last 10 years and the country now burns more than half of all the coal used worldwide each day. Twenty-three percent of the world’s primary energy consumption is now accounted for by China.
China’s power consumption and thermal power investment on the rise
Power Engineering - 7/29/2015 10:11:56 AM
China's power consumption rose 1.3 per cent in the first half of 2015 ... who also provided information on the country’s new installed power capacity for the year to date. This growth rate compares with 5.4 per cent in the first half of 2014.
UAE Described as Pioneer in the Field of Renewable Energy
Inter Press Service - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
The concept of SE4ALL takes on added importance in the context of the U.N.’s post-2015 development agenda, which will be adopted by over 150 political leaders at the upcoming world ... heart of a country’s core interests. Renewable energy is primarily ...
City to be first renewable energy pilot zone
China Daily - 7/30/2015 6:36:00 AM
Zhangjiakou in the northwest of Hebei province has been approved as the country's ... a goal to establish a world leading "low-carbon Olympic zone". The city aims to increase renewable energy generation of its total electricity consumption to 55 percent ...
Hillary Clinton pushes renewable energy with focus on solar
CNN - 7/27/2015 6:06:45 PM
According to the World Bank, over 85% of U.S. energy consumption came from fossil fuels ... "emerged as a strong leader in solving the climate crisis and ensuring our country's economic security" due to the proposal. Campaign aides stressed that Sunday's ...
Arab economy: Benefits of combined cycle conversion in KSA
Arab News - 7/29/2015 6:54:30 PM
Per capita energy consumption in the Kingdom is twice the world average, and growing at more than 5 percent annually, according to Abdulrahman Ba-Ashin, head of the Middle East Center for Economic Studies. In many countries industry is the greatest energy ...
Are the world's most upbeat consumers feeling down?
CNBC - 7/28/2015 11:27:42 PM
"We have markets like Philippines, where we're seeing a continued influx of foreign investments and a robust domestic consumption ... Asia's only major energy exporting economy – lower energy prices have been an economic headwind due to the country's ...
Enel Green Power brings world’s first integrated geothermal energy and biomass plant in Tuscany
REVE - 7/27/2015 8:37:05 PM
Enel Green Power has brought online the world’s first biomass plant used to heat geothermal ... wind while also using a stand-alone solar photovoltaic plant to reduce the consumption of Apiacas construction site, will enable the optimisation of results ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 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.
Mafia and multinationals milk Italy's green energy boom
The Express Tribune - 7/27/2015 9:55:49 PM
In solar in particular, Italy has become a world leader, generating more of its energy from the sun than any other state, with over 7.5 per cent of national consumption coming from photovoltaic production. Every single township in the country now boasts at ...
Bay Area reduces water consumption by up to 40%, civilization does not collapse
Daily Kos - 7/27/2015 10:57:16 AM
According to water data reported by local suppliers, the city of San Francisco saw its consumption drop 19.5 percent in ... not only to my neighbors but to people across the country and the world (especially rich developed nations), for this news serves ...
Investing In Solar Energy Could End Power Crisis And Water Problems In Ghana
Modern Ghana - 7/27/2015 5:30:58 PM
However, due to the limited amount of fossil fuels, energy is becoming more and more expensive in the country, and the consequence of their consumption is having an ... Few places in the world are also as blessed with such richness of sunlight such as ...
100-MW Kenyan Wind Farm Will Help Power Africa
Renewable Energy World - 7/27/2015 7:39:49 PM
Situated in an area with strong, consistent wind currents, the Kipeto project will provide cleaner and more reliable energy to Kenya’s national grid, helping to further bolster the country’s ... of residential power consumption at current usage rates.
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 PM
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- 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 ...