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, 2014See also: Electricity - production map
Re-assessment of net energy production and greenhouse gas emissions avoidance after 40 years of photovoltaics development
Nature - 12/5/2016 11:55:04 PM
For PV production, we assumed the use of average grid mixes of the producing countries. We have also assumed that electricity from PV replaced the average grid electricity mix. We deem this to be a conservative estimate, as new PV capacity (and other ...
WWF says renewable energy gives everyone a share of development
Latino FOX News - 12/3/2016 7:18:16 PM
The region's leading renewable-energy-producing countries, according to the WWF ... The region currently generates 7 percent of the world's electricity, and almost 65 percent of this electricity comes from renewable sources, mainly from hydroelectric ...
World Energy Outlook 2016 – Fatih Birol in Brussels
resilience.org - 12/6/2016 10:25:00 AM
On 16 November 2016 the International Energy Agency (IEA ... The USA is the world’s largest economy as well as the largest consumer of oil and a leading oil producing nation. So it is not surprising that oil and economic activity are closely linked.
Saudi Arabia switches OPEC tack with eye on world’s top IPO, but it’s still far from ‘break even’
Financial Post - 12/6/2016 11:36:35 AM
By promising to cut production by just 4.7 percent, the country gained an 18 percent jump in oil prices. The pain of prices below $50 had become too much for the Arab world’s largest ... to know before markets open Electric cars may take an OPEC-sized ...
UPDATE 1-China aims to double ethanol output to 4 mln tonnes by 2020 - agency
Reuters - 12/5/2016 12:13:34 PM
The world's largest energy consumer plans to ... such as wind and solar have expanded rapidly in recent years, the country has struggled to meet its targets for agricultural energy production amid concerns over food security and a lack of large-scale ...
German Court Upholds Nuclear Exit but Orders Compensation for Power Companies
New York Times - 12/7/2016 1:05:28 AM
The country’s move away from nuclear power comes as it aims to increase production of energy from renewable sources ... to continue to push for increased use of renewable energy around the world as a way to fight climate change. “Of course I’ll ...
Aramco IPO may have factored in Saudi Arabia’s push to cut OPEC production
Fuel Fix - 12/6/2016 2:49:51 PM
Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s energy and industry ... By promising to cut production by just 4.7 percent, the country gained an 18 percent jump in oil prices. The pain of prices below $50 had become too much for the Arab world’s largest economy.
Oil-Output Cuts Could Hit Russian Energy Companies
The Wall Street Journal - 12/6/2016 4:22:55 PM
MOSCOW—The Russian government is committed to cutting oil production in line with world producers but now comes the hard part: making it happen. Russian Energy Minister Alexander ... more crude oil than any other country, has had a spotty record with ...
Latin America is set to become a leader in alternative energy
The Economist online - 12/8/2016 12:07:01 AM
compared with a world average of 22%, according to the International Energy Agency. The region’s impressive clean-energy production is boosted by an abundance of hydropower. Big dams are increasingly controversial: in recent years, Brazil and Chile have ...
OPEC Agrees To First Cut In Oil Production Since 2008
NPR News - 11/30/2016 1:20:56 AM
"The agreement is contingent on key non-OPEC countries ... of energy and the OPEC conference president. "This agreement is out of a sense of responsibility" for all oil-producing nations, he said, as well as the "well-being and health" of the world economy.
Economy to expand fivefold by 2040: Modi
Times of India - 12/6/2016 2:03:55 AM
Coming within days of a production cut deal by members of OPEC — the cartel of 13 oil-exporting countries ... energy demand between 2013 and 2040. India is expected to consume more oil in 2040 than the whole of Europe... India is today the world's ...
Green Energy Policies May Lead to Further Disaster, Experts Say
Nature World News - 12/6/2016 5:52:59 AM
As Europe and other countries in the world rely more strongly on biofuels ... Since burning of wood and other biofuels has been quite the trend in energy production, there are reports that it can do more harm than good. Green policies do not include ...
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Oasis Petroleum, Marathon Oil, Cimarex Energy, Southwestern Energy and Range Resources
NASDAQ - 12/6/2016 9:27:44 AM
However, indications that supply was easing helped oil prices rebound to $50/barrel mark in early Jun. The surge was driven by outages in Nigeria, Libya, Venezuela and Canada - countries that hold some of the world ... energy and weakness in industrial ...
India unveils its robotically maintained solar power plant — and it's truly huge
Digital Trends - 11/30/2016 1:13:46 AM
Last year, the country opened the first airport in the world that is powered entirely by solar power. With over 46,000 solar panels, the Cochin International Airport solar array in the southern state of Kerala is capable of producing 50,000 units of ...
Renewables remain marginal to Bangladesh’s energy plans
www.thethirdpole.net - 12/8/2016 7:16:31 AM
But as electricity demand grows, Bangladesh remains locked into a cycle of producing power using hydrocarbons ... a joint project in the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest shared by the two countries. The report found immediate backing ...