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
World Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy – First Electricity, Then Heating/Cooling, and Finally Transportation
Renewable Energy World - 7/31/2015 1:30:00 PM
Furthermore, the country aims to phase out fossil fuel consumption in the transportation sector ... and distributed generation to reach its goal of becoming the world’s first net zero energy city by 2020. To achieve the goal, the city has hosted a ...
Saudi Arabia’s soaring domestic energy consumption
Gulf News - 8/2/2015 8:15:39 PM
As a company, Aramco ranks fourth in the world in refining capacity jointly with Shell. In its Country Analysis Report ... higher temperatures but because of rising electricity demand where “net electricity consumption has more than doubled since ...
India's energy consumption "unlikely to take off" by 2030: Reliance thinktank analysis
Counterview - 8/1/2015 4:53:25 AM
A high-profile analysis, released by Reliance thinktank Observation Research Foundation (ORF), says that even if Indian economy achieves 8% growth rate, it is unlikely to achieve per person energy consumption ... making the country the "world’s fastest ...
The energy implications of China’s downturn
Financial Times - 7/28/2015 7:21:20 AM
China’s coal consumption is up by almost 80 per cent over the last 10 years and the country now burns more than half of all the coal used worldwide each day. Twenty-three percent of the world’s primary energy consumption is now accounted for by China.
Global Circuit Protection Market driven by increased electricity consumption according to a new report
MENAFN - 7/28/2015 5:33:57 AM
Developing countries are the major source of increased electricity consumption worldwide ... distributor of market research and business information. Representing the world's top research publishers and analysts we provide quick and easy access to the ...
Africa’s quest for energy
Moneyweb.co.za - 8/2/2015 10:17:20 PM
Nearly 600 million people are without electricity altogether, while electricity consumption in Spain exceeds that of all of Sub-Saharan Africa, except South Africa. Despite modest economic growth, countries ... projects in the world. The Grand Inga Hydro ...
Changing the climate, together: World leaders unite to accelerate the clean energy revolution
The Times of India Blogs - 7/30/2015 6:46:09 PM
With the active leadership of the world’s largest countries behind it ... The European Union has reduced primary energy consumption in 2013 by 15.5% compared to 2020 projections and with full implementation and monitoring of already-adopted energy ...
Bulgaria utilities regulator announces 0.1% electricity price cut
The Sofia Globe - 7/31/2015 3:53:10 PM
Bulgaria’s Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) said on July 31 that household electricity prices will be cut by an average of 0.1 per cent starting August 1, but consumers in the north-east of the country will pay more. Consumers in western ...
Here's an undeniable sign that China is slowing
The Business Insider - 7/23/2015 10:47:41 AM
China has been building what is by now the largest high-speed rail system in the world ... But no. Electricity consumption in the first half of 2015 inched up to 2,662.4 billion kWh across the country. Compared to the same period last year, that was ...
China’s power consumption and thermal power investment on the rise
Power Engineering - 7/29/2015 10:11:56 AM
China's power consumption rose 1.3 per cent in the first half of 2015 ... who also provided information on the country’s new installed power capacity for the year to date. This growth rate compares with 5.4 per cent in the first half of 2014.
China Must Reduce Dependence On Coal To Achieve Energy Security
CleanTechnica - 7/31/2015 7:56:33 PM
China is by far the world’s largest consumer of coal, with its electricity sector standing as the largest single source of coal demand, consuming approximately half of the country’s coal. As the country continues to expand, its electricity consumption ...
Research explores future energy security of China
Phys.org - 7/30/2015 10:56:41 PM
China is the world's largest consumer of coal and its electricity sector is the largest single source of coal demand, consuming approximately half of the country's coal. Electricity consumption continues to grow rapidly, reaching a growth rate of 7.2% in ...
Hillary Clinton pushes renewable energy with focus on solar
CNN - 7/27/2015 6:06:45 PM
According to the World Bank, over 85% of U.S. energy consumption came from fossil fuels ... "emerged as a strong leader in solving the climate crisis and ensuring our country's economic security" due to the proposal. Campaign aides stressed that Sunday's ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Case in point: By 2040, the developing world will account for 65 percent of the ... Most of the growth in energy consumption will occur in countries like China and India that rely on carbon-polluting coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity.
China Must Reduce Dependency on Coal for Long Term Energy Security
Clean Tech - 7/31/2015 8:07:53 AM
China is the world’s largest consumer of coal and its electricity sector is the largest single source of coal demand, consuming approximately half of the country’s coal. Electricity consumption continues to grow rapidly, reaching a growth rate of 7.2% ...