Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated 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 - production map
Coal production drops in China for 1st time in 14 years
Times of India - 1/24/2015 7:47:27 AM
BEIJING: China recorded its first drop in coal production since 2000 last year, as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter pulls back on its use of the fossil fuel and switches to cleaner energy sources. According to the country's national coal ...
Inventions with good intentions: simple creations to improve life in developing countries
The National - 1/26/2015 7:33:45 PM
When production costs and others issues are factored in, however, this can prove a challenge in the developing world. Litre of Light How do you provide lighting for people who have neither the access nor money to use electricity? The answer is as simple as ...
Coal production drops in China
REVE - 1/24/2015 10:06:27 PM
The country has quickly become a world leader in solar power and wind energy and aims to produce 20 percent of its electricity through non-fossil fuel sources by 2030, double the current share. China recorded its first drop in coal production since 2000 la ...
Saudi Arabia Exports 20% of the World’s Oil
24/7 Wall ST - 1/25/2015 9:19:20 AM
On any given day in 2013, nearly 40 million barrels of crude oil were being exported from a producing country to a consuming country ... While the boom in U.S. shale oil production is currently disrupting world oil markets, the overall impact of U.S ...
Nuclear energy to defence: Key deals signed by the Obama during India visit
Firstpost - 1/26/2015 5:14:46 AM
India is the world's biggest weapons importer. The two countries finalised a defence framework pact for 10 years. Four deals were unveiled on the trip, including joint production of Raven ... to boost India's solar energy capacity that can help the country ...
World Week Ahead: Until Fed Adjudicates, It’s ECB Bazooka vs. Greek Rebellion
The Wall Street Journal - 1/26/2015 2:47:25 PM
Syriza wanting to renege on the terms of the country’s EU bailout is seen by many as a threat ... from the disinflationary forces rolling through much of the industrialized world. That’s a legacy of the long-running (if now greatly diminished) mining ...
With Venezuela facing tough economic times, Caribbean leaders head to Washington for energy talk
The Miami Herald - 1/25/2015 2:52:47 AM
Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, Farnsworth said, is cleaner than the current fuel most Caribbean nations get from Venezuela, and cheaper due to new technologies and increased production ... energy revolution for the world, Kerry said, requires countries ...
Electricity metre manufacturers urge DISCOs to source pre-paid metres locally
Vanguard - 1/25/2015 11:45:29 PM
Balogun said that there was no need for government or the distribution companies to engage in importation of meters into the country. He added that ... “Nigeria has the highest per capita electricity theft in the world. That is why we are now doing ...
In India, Obama Aims to Improve Countries’ Ties
POWER SOURCE - 1/25/2015 2:41:27 PM
The president and Modi also renewed a 10-year defense pact, agreed to joint military hardware production and resolved to work ... about this — that the U.S. is the most important country in the world for us. It’s what we look for.”
Renewables Can Benefit Water, Energy and Food Nexus
Inter Press Service - 1/26/2015 4:49:07 PM
Morocco is another country aiming to become a world-class renewable energy producer ... such initiatives will see more affordable and sustainable renewable energy deployed in water, energy and food production in the near future. The Austria-based Renewable ...
Missing From Latin America’s Green Energy Policies: Cooperation
World Politics Review - 1/26/2015 8:38:11 PM
WPR: How extensive is renewable energy infrastructure in Latin America, and what countries have been most active in pursuing renewable energy? Johanna Mendelson Forman: With the greenest energy matrix in the world, mainly due to the extensive use of ...
China's coal production hits 14-year low in 2014
MENAFN - 1/26/2015 11:12:40 AM
(MENAFN) China registered its first drop in coal production last year since 14 years ... Quoted by official Xinhua News Agency, showed. The country has become a world leader in solar and wind energy and aims to produce 20 percent of its electricity ...
Obama and Modi talk climate in world’s most polluted city
McClatchy DC - 1/24/2015 11:32:21 PM
The United States agreed to help finance solar energy production in India ... “Let us work towards adopting an International Yoga Day.” The world’s second-most populous country may have a fast-growing economy and middle class, but a staggering ...
Thailand gets wind energy loans
United Press International - 1/26/2015 11:05:31 AM
"Wind energy provides a clean and sustainable source of electricity which will help diversify the country's energy mix ... government received a $23 million grant from the World Bank to help phase out production of ozone-depleting greenhouse gases.
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.