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
South Korea Energy Profile: Heavily Relies On Imports To Meet Total Primary Energy Consumption – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 10/6/2015 7:52:51 AM
South Korea’s highly developed economy drives its energy consumption, and economic growth is fueled by exports, most notably exports of electronics and semiconductors. The country also contains one of the world’s top shipbuilding industries.
Zimbabwe big mines urged to cut power use by 25%
Ghana Web - 10/7/2015 10:21:59 AM
Zimbabwe will ask large mining companies, including units of the world's top two platinum producers, to cut power consumption by up to 25 percent, part of measures to ease crippling shortages, the energy minister said. The Southern African country ...
Schweitzer book predicts bold, new energy world
KTVQ - 10/9/2015 5:04:39 AM
In the not-too-distant world imagined by former Montana ... is promoting his new book, "Power Up.energy," which outlines what he calls a “coming revolution” in energy production and consumption. The new wave will enable consumers to become energy ...
Can a country planning 80 coal-fired power plants get serious about climate change?
Environment Energy Publishing - 10/9/2015 10:08:17 PM
With the second-highest energy consumption growth after China ... planning to double its coal power capacity over the next four years, making it the country with the world's third-largest investment in the fossil fuel, according to a Turkish energy ...
UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe urges big mines to cut power use by 25 pct to ease shortages
Reuters - 10/7/2015 8:27:27 AM
including units of the world's top two platinum producers, to cut power consumption by up to 25 percent, part of measures to ease crippling shortages, the energy minister said. The Southern African country, where six in 10 people have no access to ...
The 10 Most Competitive Countries In The World
Seeking Alpha - 10/7/2015 8:27:27 AM
writing that "the world's second-largest economy has begun to shift away from manufacturing and more toward consumption and the service industries." My views here are quite validated by the GCI's assessment of the Asian country's current economic condition ...
Time for Rich Countries to Pay Their Ecological Debt
The Diplomat - 10/9/2015 4:46:09 PM
Today, Finance Ministers from across the globe are meeting in Lima at the annual meeting of the World Bank and the International ... and pay for a fair proportion is with those countries that have the most power to bring about change.
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 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 ...
Power sector losses a threat to society, economy Reduced use of electricity linked to economic downturn: Mian Zahid Hussain
The Frontier Post - 10/10/2015 6:36:31 AM
According to World Banks there is no country in the world with per capital ... nations would require a 60 percent jump in the global electricity production. He said that per capita consumption of electricity in EU is 2.3 times more than the global average ...
Economist Greenstone sees climate change accelerating as developing countries rise
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 10/10/2015 2:04:30 AM
Growing pressure on the government in China to deal with air pollution may offer the world its best long-term ... for an inevitable rise in global energy consumption as hundreds of millions of people in developing countries join the middle class.
Big Energy on notice as communities act to reclaim Power
Oneworld - 10/9/2015 12:28:27 PM
Ahead of the climate change summit in France in December, a global civil society alliance is highlighting the need to transform energy and economic systems and stop climate change. As countries announce ... Power all over the world and fight for climate ...
Climate deal cannot be achieved by passing burden of action
India - 10/9/2015 7:27:49 AM
They will have to demonstrably move their societies onto a path of sustainable consumption ... cent of the country’s electricity would come from non-fossil fuel-based sources, such as wind and solar power, by 2030. Bishnoi said with the world leaders ...
Interactive: Tracking the Energy Titans
Value Walk - 10/8/2015 10:49:26 AM
China is the world’s factory and its industries use twice as much energy as U.S. manufacturers and over 15 times more energy than Canadian manufacturers. 82 percent of electricity in China comes from coal, pushing total consumption above the United ...
India's poverty rate falls to 12.4%, electricity plays big role
wap.business-standard.com - 10/10/2015 8:31:03 AM
The change was made to reflect differences in cost of living across countries ... electricity could have a galvanising effect in reducing poverty, regardless of how the poverty line is calculated. How the Indian poverty line was created The World Bank ...
UN Agency: Sustainable Development Requires Altering The World’s Financial System
The Huffington Post - 10/7/2015 11:58:01 PM
There's a long, long, long way to go, but there are reasons to be optimistic that the world may one day have ... all developing countries will have to do this without recourse to growing fossil fuel consumption. No western country has done this.