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
2017: The Year When the World Economy Starts Coming Apart
resilience.org - 1/13/2017 10:51:31 AM
Shrinking energy consumption per capita puts the world (or individual countries in the world) at the risk of recession. Figure 5 shows indicated per capita energy consumption, based on Figure 4. It is clear that energy consumption per capita has already ...
India’s economic growth is linked to the fortunes of the energy sector
Live Mint - 1/17/2017 7:36:29 PM
India’s per capita energy consumption currently is almost one-third the global average, and trails far behind the mean figure for the developed world. Our energy consumption ... % of the energy consumption in the country. It is estimated that we have ...
China’s Decline in Coal Consumption Drives Global Slowdown in Emissions
WRI - 1/17/2017 6:53:32 PM
China is the world leader in renewable energy investment, with $102.9 billion in 2015. In 2013, China banned construction of new coal plants in three industrial regions, and in 2014, the country [set new targets](http://www.chinafaqs.org/files/chinainfo ...
Map reveals countries at risk of dangerous airpocalypse
News.com.au - 1/17/2017 9:42:21 AM
COUNTRIES across the globe are burdened with disease and in the world’s death ... stricter limitations on coal consumption and accelerate the restructuring of the economy away from heavily polluted areas,” climate and energy campaigner Doug Liansai ...
Europe - The Next Major Renewable Energy Market?
Seeking Alpha - 1/13/2017 3:09:13 PM
As we will see throughout this article, Europe's progressiveness, its massive energy consumption, and the increasing economical ... and contains some of the most industrialized countries in the world. These are countries that consume a significant amount ...
We are facing energy poverty mainly because of our population and our need for industrialization says Odisha Governor
Orissa Diary - 1/16/2017 3:12:49 PM
Report by Sambit Samal, Bhubaneswar: In the mechanized and the fast-moving world of today the consumption of petroleum products has become an important yardstick of a country’s prosperity. Despite the discovery of new sources of unconventional energy ...
China’s war on coal continues — the country just canceled 104 new coal plants
Vox - 1/17/2017 11:36:53 AM
Because China is such a behemoth, its energy decisions absolutely dwarf anything any other country is doing right now ... In recent years, China, the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide, has been making major efforts to restrain its coal use ...
How Cities Around the World Are Getting Smarter
trendmicro.com - 1/17/2017 9:42:21 AM
This spike in urban population is bound to cause inefficiencies in energy consumption and waste management ... This will make China one of the countries with the highest concentration of smart cities in the world. But what does it take to build a smart ...
Dutch electric trains now run entirely by wind energy
freethoughtblogs.com - 1/16/2017 8:42:06 PM
The smaller nations of Europe seem to be in the vanguard of using wind energy. Some time ago, I wrote about the day when Denmark managed to power the entire national grid using just wind energy. It was on a Sunday when energy consumption is lower but it ...
Exploring unconventional solutions for energy in today’s world
Gulf News - 1/17/2017 2:00:03 PM
Dubai is a pioneer in the development of renewable energy and is at the forefront of alternative energy, exploring and seeking new methods of enhancing efficiency, rationalising the consumption ... development of countries around the world.
Electricity Consumption By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
The CIA fact book provides a great resource for global electricity consumption league tables. Indeed the power needs of our world are growing ... The league table shows the most populous countries indeed consume the most electricity, however underneath ...
Saudi Arabia's renewable energy program targets up to $50B investment by 2032
Al Bawaba - 1/17/2017 10:53:56 AM
report on renewable energy market analysis in the Gulf Council Countries (GCC) region, Saudi Arabia is the world’s seventh largest oil consumer. Domestic consumption of oil witnessed a surge in the 2000s rising from 17 percent in 2000 to 28 percent in 2014.
Mitigation Update: France, China Announce Mitigation Commitments, IEA Reports on Energy Efficiency
climate-l.iisd.org - 1/17/2017 4:01:44 PM
17 January 2017: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO ... Energy efficiency is sometimes called the “the first fuel” as all countries can reduce their energy consumption through improvements in energy intensity. The International Energy ...
Global energy investment to hit $44tr by 2040
guardian.ng - 1/18/2017 3:28:56 AM
IEA said in its latest World ... across the country. According to the report, a large share of future investment is in renewables-based capacity that tends to run at relatively low utilisation rates, “so every additional unit of electricity generated ...
Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50 billion clean energy plan
Climate Action - 1/17/2017 11:44:02 AM
Saudi Arabia is the world’s seventh largest oil consumer, according to the 2016 International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) report on renewable energy market analysis in the Gulf Council Countries (GCC) region. In the 2000s, domestic consumption of oil ...