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
Energy-Water Nexus Around the World and the Missing Link
Environmental Defense Fund - 4/9/2014 5:13:17 PM
Naturally, the biggest water users for energy production are also the world’s largest electricity generators: the United States, the European Union, China, and India. All four regions/countries have power plants to meet their populations’ energy ...
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.
World’s coal resources rapidly running out of water
Renew Economy - 4/16/2014 3:36:06 AM
Water is essential for energy production—when water risks arise ... As well, more than 50 percent of the world’s largest coal-producing/consuming countries face high to extremely high levels of water stress, which can be attributed to the many ...
Energy Exploration ETFs To Consider In This Choppy Market
Financial Content - 4/18/2014 12:01:58 PM
To add to this, shale oil boom in the U.S. driven by the country’s energy independent mission has also supported this slice of the investing world as evident from increasing domestic production and falling imports. Some positive U.S. economic data and ...
Nigeria Planning Country's First Nuclear Power Plant
The Huffington Post - 4/15/2014 11:51:13 AM
Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and is currently the world ... electricity. He also told the NSS audience that Nigeria is committed to negotiations on a "multi-lateral, internationally and effectively verifiable treaty banning the production ...
World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production
Oil Price - 11/11/2013 11:59:04 PM
The IEA released the 2013 edition of its much-anticipated World Energy Outlook, which projects oil ... Yet, the IEA believes that over half of this production will come from two countries: Iraq and Brazil. First, let’s take Iraq. Iraq has the fifth ...
IPCC Report: World Must Urgently Switch to Clean Sources of Energy
Alter Net - 4/12/2014 2:46:34 PM
Clean energy will have to at least treble in output and dominate world energy supplies by 2050 in order to ... from extreme weather to reduced food production, posed a grave threat to humanity and could lead to wars and mass migration.
Which countries produce the most geothermal electricity?
Greenbang - 6/3/2012 11:52:57 PM
the United States remains the world leader in geothermal electricity. It has a larger installed capacity than any other country: 3,187 MW (as of 2012), which equates to 28.4 percent of geothermal production worldwide. However, uncertainty has grown around ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
More important, Japan has very little domestic energy production and is forced to import most ... Not surprisingly, the countries are wealthy and among the world’s greenest as well, according to the Environmental Performance Index, a joint product ...
FACTBOX-Oil production cost estimates by country
Thomson Reuters - 7/28/2009 9:15:50 AM
The following provides estimates of the cost of running a field for OPEC members and other individual countries, obtained from traders and industry analysts. It also gives the International Energy ... of the world: Oilfields Estimated Production /source ...
Water Shortages Slow Energy Production Worldwide
The World Bank - 1/19/2014 11:55:58 PM
decreased energy production in power plants in the United States and threatened hydropower generation in many countries, including Sri Lanka, China and Brazil. The problem is expected only to get worse. By 2035, the world’s energy consumption will ...
Which countries produce the most coal?
Greenbang - 7/25/2012 11:55:42 PM
While the world continues to put up more wind turbines ... accounted for the lion’s share – 71 percent – of the global increase in energy consumption last year. Coal production in that country rose by 8.8 percent in 2011, and it now accounts for ...
The 17 Countries Generating The Most Nuclear Power
The Business Insider - 3/5/2014 11:59:52 PM
... licensing their technology to developing countries looking for a new energy source. For that reason, nuclear power has remained a viable and important form of energy, one which will be integral to the world over the next fifty years. We took a look at ...
Reducing Energy’s Water Footprint: Driving a Sustainable Energy Future
PennEnergy - 4/17/2014 9:35:49 PM
Water is an integral part of energy extraction, production, and generation ... and sustainable energy future for countries around the world. A Collision Course between Water Supplies and Energy Development The growing concerns about the conflicts between ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
As the most populous country in the world and a rapidly developing economy, China is the largest energy consumer and producer in the world. The sheer size of its market has made China extremely influential in the world energy trade. Natural gas production ...