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, 2012See also: Electricity - consumption map
Did Regulation Cause Drop in California Energy Consumption?
Wall Street Journal - 6/18/2013 3:53:39 PM
Electricity consumption per capita in California stopped increasing in the 1970s, around the same time policymakers had also enacted stricter energy-efficiency policies, such as mandates on buildings and appliances. As electricity consumption ...
Companies growing focus on cutting energy use
fuelfix.com - 6/17/2013 4:44:57 PM
Maybe it seems obvious, but a study of more than 3,000 organizations from around the world ... in 10 countries. Senator: Energy efficiency bill will advance on Capitol Hill The most common measures included cutting back on electricity use ...
Did Global Oil Consumption Slow in 2012?
energytrendsinsider.com - 6/18/2013 9:37:15 PM
I hate the phrase “Innocent until proven guilty.” When serial killer Ted Bundy killed his first victim, he wasn’t innocent just because a court had yet to convict him. The correct phrasing — which practically nobody uses — is ...
Official: Solar plane to help energy use on ground
San Francisco Gate - 6/17/2013 10:07:04 PM
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — The plane parked outside the airport looks more like a giant exotic insect or maybe an outsized balsa wood toy airplane. When it's in flight, there's no roar of jet engines. It's strangely quiet. And as it crisscrosses America, the ...
BP: Global demand for energy slows
Trinidad Express - 6/18/2013 9:08:37 PM
Global demand for oil, gas, coal and nuclear power grew at a slower pace last year due to weak economic growth, recession and increased efficiency, energy company BP has said. In an annual review of the world energy ... and the rising supplies from the ...
Saving energy is great. But how much is actually possible?
Washington Post - 6/18/2013 7:14:05 PM
The fact that we still don’t have great answers to those questions is what inspired ... “So the motivation is to find the places where the return is the greatest. If you could reduce a ton of carbon-dioxide for $100 or two tons for $50 ...
Energy chief: Flying across US in high-tech solar plane to boost cleaner energy use on ground
Washington Post - 6/17/2013 7:29:35 PM
The nation’s energy secretary says a solar-powered plane that landed outside Washington early Sunday will one day offer a payoff for people on the ground. The spindly one-man craft called Solar Impulse has been flying cross-country in short hops as part ...
BP statistical review reveals biggest annual increase in US oil production, as world energy system adapts to changing global dynamics
OilVoice - 6/12/2013 10:45:48 AM
World natural gas consumption grew by 2.2%, below the historical average of 2.7%. World primary energy consumption grew by 1.8% in 2012, well below the 10-year average of 2.6%. Consumption in OECD countries ... except Africa. Oil remains the world ...
Keystone Seen Failing to Sop Up Canada Oil Glut: Energy Markets
Businessweek - 6/18/2013 6:09:39 PM
Even if U.S. President Barack Obama approves the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian crude oil probably will remain the cheapest in the world, hampering expansion of the country’s largest export industry. Canadian oil prices are forecast to fall ...
Energy Efficiency Efforts in U.S. Buildings Should Focus on Improvements in Regulation and Financing
greenbuildingelements.com - 6/18/2013 5:41:01 PM
New Briefing Paper by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Global Buildings Performance Network Identifies Key Strategies for Scaling Up Efficiency In the United States, buildings account for 41 percent of primary energy consumption, more ...
Variables, uncertainties still shape world energy outlook
Oil & Gas Journal - 6/19/2013 12:00:25 AM
“We’re not going to see the same kind of global market for gas that exists for oil and coal, although there will be pressure ... to grow in Argentina,” he told conference participants. China’s unconventional resource potential totals 1,115 tcf ...
Upsolar and Tigo Energy Unveil Austria’s Largest Smart Solar Array
businesswire.com - 6/18/2013 2:53:24 AM
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China Leads Emerging-Economy Oil Use to Top OECD for First Time
Businessweek - 6/11/2013 11:54:24 PM
reported in its monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook. Consumption dropped 1.1 percent in the U.S. that month and 11 percent in Japan. The U.S., China, Japan and Brazil were the world’s four largest oil-consuming countries in 2011, according to ...
Latin America Enjoys Abundant Renewable Energy but Lacks Policies for Use
Scientific American - 6/18/2013 9:51:34 PM
Latin America and the Caribbean could meet 100 percent of their electricity needs with renewable energy, a new Inter-American Development Bank study finds. From Mexico to Chile, countries already are producing higher levels of clean power, but the study ...
KB Homeowners to Get “Wiser” about Energy Use and New Home Functionality
The Motley Fool - 6/19/2013 12:14:44 AM
Los Angeles-based KB Home was the first homebuilder listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and trades under the ticker ... Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in ...