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
IEA World Energy Outlook 2014
Energy Global - 11/24/2014 4:30:46 PM
In the early 2030s, China becomes the largest oil consuming country ... energy consumption, although increasing energy efficiency has had substantial success at tempering that relationship. IEA may be indicating that the wealthy developed world is going ...
Affordable electricity will boost competitiveness
New Era - 11/24/2014 7:26:44 AM
WINDHOEK – Considering the constant increase in energy consumption in the country ... The country also came 88th out of 189 countries in the World Bank Group’s Ease of Doing Business 2015, falling 8 places compared to last year’s 80th position.
Market Report, “Energy Consumption in the United States”, published
eTV Futures - 11/23/2014 6:55:07 PM
What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States energy consumption market? MarketLine is a global publisher of company, industry and country information ... Representing the world’s top research publishers and analysts ...
China's energy plan reduces reliance on coal
Casper Star-Tribune - 11/23/2014 8:13:52 PM
Chinese officials have imposed limits on growth in energy consumption aimed at making ... China is the world's biggest energy user and emits more greenhouse gases than any other country. The environmental group Greenpeace said the 2020 coal growth target ...
Ukraine should prioritise energy efficiency
EurActiv.com - 11/24/2014 2:21:55 PM
The country’s energy-saving potential could be as much as 50% of its current energy consumption, writes Danila Bochkarev ... relaunch its economic and industrial growth. According to the World Energy Council, the energy intensity of Ukraine's GDP ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 PM
Much of the increase in the developing world’s energy use comes from population ... But compounding the problem is that energy consumption per person is predicted to rise as well in the developing countries as they grow richer and their citizens covet ...
Coal Energy's Best Days Are Long Gone
The Motley Fool - 11/23/2014 12:28:34 PM
a href="http://ycharts.com/indicators/world_coal_consumption/chart/">World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 6:51:40 PM
World energy consumption will rise 56 percent in the next three decades, driven by growth in developing countries such as China and India, the Energy Information Administration said. Demand will increase to 820 quadrillion British thermal units in 2040 ...
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Businessweek - 11/25/2013 10:27:53 AM
From a development standpoint, electricity consumption in Africa is depressingly low ... But because use is incredibly skewed, the considerable majority of the world’s countries will have to increase their consumption to meet a 3,000 kwh goal.
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World Energy 2014. This report is one of the most comprehensive sources of global and country level statistics on production and consumption of oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear power and renewables.
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... consumed is likely to be a very energy-efficient economy. Conversely a country with huge energy consumption and relatively little GDP is unlikely to be efficient.
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 PM
Between World War II and 1970, there was a huge ramp-up in energy consumption per capita. There are several reasons why this might happen: • During this period, European countries and Japan were rebuilding after World War II. • There was a need to find ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of inexpensive fossil ...
LEDs, Energy Efficiency and Consumption
New York Times - 10/18/2014 2:12:42 AM
With population and economic growth, including much-needed poverty reduction in developing countries, the world’s energy consumption will rise. The issue is by how much and at what cost to the environment and public health. Energy efficiency’s goal isn ...
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency
CleanTechnica - 7/20/2014 11:54:53 PM
Germany is #1 in the World ... energy strategy and awarded the country maximum points for its building codes, retrofit policies, and tax credit and loan programs. “Germany’s commitment to creating a framework that encourages investment in energy ...