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
Gulf Cooperation Council Energy Targets Will Reduce Water Consumption
CleanTechnica - 1/22/2015 2:59:19 PM
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has shown that if the targets set by the Gulf Cooperation Council are met, it will result in a 22% reduction in water consumption ... on the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit ...
Global capacity of renewable energy will more than double in 2025
REVE - 1/28/2015 10:20:12 AM
The past decade has witnessed significant developments in policies for renewable energy. Previously, less than 50 countries worldwide had support ... to source 20 percent of the bloc’s total energy consumption from renewable energy by 2020.
Time to act and diversify energy mix
The Express Tribune - 1/25/2015 6:30:31 PM
... put the blame of widening supply and demand gap on the growing power consumption. Nowhere has rapid energy growth been more conspicuous than in the world’s most populated country, China. This Asian giant doubled its consumption during the last ...
Centre plans retreat for top officials to discuss energy needs
Live Mint - 1/21/2015 7:03:53 PM
India’s per capita power consumption, around 940 kilo watt-hour (kWh), is already among the lowest in the world. In comparison, China has a per capita consumption of 4,000 kWh, and developed countries average around 15,000 kWh. The Modi government in its ...
caffeinated mouth strips, energy-boosting cigarette alternative
egyptindependent.com - 1/27/2015 7:32:34 PM
Many have blamed Muslims for the escalating waves of violence and extremism in the world ... shrinking in many countries for health reasons. Manchester was selected because it has the second highest per-capita consumption rate of energy drinks in Britain ...
The Need For and Sources of HVACR Energy Efficiency
sourceable.net - 1/26/2015 7:33:45 PM
In the Australian Refrigeration Association’s October newsletter, we described the opportunity for Australia to reduce the cost of HVACR energy use by ... Protocol include 197 countries in both the developed and developing world, it provides an excellent ...
Whirlpool Corporation Announces Plans To Use Wind Turbines To Power Findlay, Ohio Facility
Yahoo Finance - 1/26/2015 5:53:32 PM
FINDLAY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (WHR), the ... provides energy solutions for large electric consumers. On-site wind energy generation is designed to significantly reduce an industrial facility's electric consumption ...
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 ...
Global calculator: 7 emissions pathways for the world
Responding To Climate Change - 1/27/2015 5:42:12 AM
That is a threshold advocated by some of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, including African and island states. The green NGO does this without nuclear power ... world population growth is limited to 8.3 billion in 2050. Meat consumption ...
World can live better and curb climate change, says UK government: TRFN
Yahoo News - 1/28/2015 1:54:56 PM
"Britain's global calculator can help the world's crucial climate debate this year," UK Energy and Climate ... cannot determine in which countries new technologies should be rolled out, who should pay for them, nor how consumption should be distributed ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
Oil Price - 3/13/2012 11:28:30 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 ...
Need to Optimize Energy Consumption Will Play a Major Role in the Global Home Automation System Market: TechNavio
SYS-CON Media - 1/23/2015 12:13:30 PM
The demand for electricity is increasing at a steady rate. Residential buildings play a crucial role in energy consumption, and these buildings ... covering more than 500 technologies across 80 countries. TechNavio analysts employ primary as well as ...
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 ...
How these energy geeks are reimagining an old school utility
Win 98.5 - 1/27/2015 1:27:30 PM
For example, Crista Lopes has a device that controls energy consumption when demand is high ... "and manufacturers learn about how their products behave in the real world." (Corrects typographical error in headline to reimagining)
New Open Source Calculator Claims the World Can Live Well And Tackle Climate Change
Sustainable Cities Collective - 1/28/2015 10:27:21 AM
He said that the world had ... for consumption including the size of people's homes and the fact that that on average everyone will eat around 2,300 calories per day by 2050, up from around 2,200 in 2011 (UN FAO figures). Global energy demand could rise ...