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, 2014See also: Electricity - consumption map
Turning point for energy security in the Caribbean
The World Bank - 5/3/2016 11:53:32 PM
With the support of regional and international institutions, such as CARICOM and the World Bank, Caribbean countries have started a transition ... alone accounts for 48 percent of hotel electricity consumption, continued gains in energy efficiency will ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
The Energy ... world. “As the economies in the non-OECD countries continue to experience relatively fast growth, those countries will also be able to spend more for energy-consuming services,” the report states. One bit of good news: Energy consumption ...
Economies could shrink by mid-century due to scarce water - World Bank
Firstpost - 5/4/2016 11:27:54 AM
Fresh water shortages could take a toll on sectors from agriculture to energy, the World Bank said ... the bank said. The World Bank also advocated pricing water consumption, a proposal that has stirred controversy and is opposed by those who do not ...
A smart world benefits us all
Utility Week - 5/6/2016 6:03:24 AM
It also contributes to the global effort to reduce energy consumption by providing information to consumers and encouraging behavioural change. The US, Australia and New Zealand have already adopted smart meters and most other EU countries are in the ...
The World Bank just issued a warning that's going to rattle global economies
The Business Insider - 5/4/2016 11:27:54 AM
Fresh-water shortages could take a toll on economic sectors ranging from agriculture to energy, the World Bank said ... the bank noted. The World Bank also advocated pricing water consumption, a proposal that has stirred controversy and is opposed by ...
Subsidies in the Wrong Places Skew Reneweable Energy’s Power
New York Times - 5/3/2016 7:25:42 AM
As the costs of producing power have fallen, so has the demand for electricity. Since 2010, the U.S. economy has grown 11 percent, but electricity consumption has fallen ... In some parts of the country, the costs of new wind and solar may appear ...
Global Warming And Water Scarcity Could Cause Economies To Shrink By Mid-Century: World Bank Report
International Business Times - 5/4/2016 1:43:54 PM
Many of the world’s economies could shrink ... a “business as usual” approach to water consumption and not take steps to conserve water supplies. The report arrives weeks after leaders from 175 countries signed an agreement reached in Paris to ...
World Needs Radical Change In Both Supply & Demand To Reach COP21 Agreement
CleanTechnica - 5/5/2016 3:44:24 PM
Delegates from 195 countries ... low-carbon energy systems that enable robust economic development and limit the rise in global temperature to well below 2 degrees C. As shown below in the ETC’s energy transitions matrix, we know the world needs a ...
Investment Opportunity: Ivory Coast Electricity, Water Monopoly Could Be Ending
AFKinside - 5/3/2016 11:07:36 AM
In francophone West Africa’s largest economy, power producers are struggling to keep up with growing consumption ... according to the World Bank, and the country is a regular exporter to some neighbors, FinancialTimes reported in September.
Egypt: World Bank Says Egyptians' Electricity Consumption 'Much Higher' Than Low Income Countries' Requirement
AllAfrica - 2/23/2016 8:34:24 AM
Cairo — The World Bank says that Egypt's electricity consumption is much higher than the minimum electricity requirement in low income countries, and expects the liberalisation of electricity prices to have "small effects" on poverty levels. Earlier in ...
Venezuela orders two-day work week as electricity crisis worsens
Comment - 5/4/2016 9:26:12 AM
Several protests took place on Tuesday night in different cities of Venezuela against the measures taken by the socialist government of Nicolás Maduro, which is causing the country to experience ... reduce the nation's energy consumption, least of those ...
World Rare Earth Market
The Street - 5/4/2016 1:05:07 AM
LONDON, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Study coverageThis report presents historical demand and mine production data (2004, 2009, 2014) plus forecasts (2019, 2024) by product and market in six world regions and 13 major countries. The study also considers key ...
The Nation - 5/6/2016 1:45:42 AM
Country’s total energy consumption is 59 million tons of oil equivalent (TOE ... The country has now over 3.5 million vehicles running on CNG and more than any other country in the world. It was not a prudent decision of the government particularly ...
IMF warns this oil-rich Nordic country of growth risks
CNBC - 5/5/2016 7:30:29 AM
But the persistent growth gap also reflects stubbornly low productivity growth which, over time, risks eroding the basis for living standards that today are among the highest in the world ... depress consumption." House price rises in the country and ...
World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
Figure 1 shows the huge increase in world energy consumption that has taken place ... If we look at per capita energy consumption since 1965 by country based on BP data, we find very different patterns: Figure 7. Per capita energy consumption for selected ...