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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
World Energy Consumption to Increase 56% by 2040 Led by Asia
Bloomberg - 7/25/2013 7:27:28 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 ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
released Thursday by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Renewable and nuclear energy are projected to grow the fastest, but fossil fuels will continue to dominate, making up 80 percent of world energy use through 2040. That ...
Exxon: World Energy Demand to Grow 35% by 2040
The Motley Fool - 12/12/2013 5:10:04 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- ExxonMobil says the drive for higher living standards around the world will keep demand for electricity and transportation fuels growing even as economies get more efficient and governments put a price on pollution. The company ...
Exxon: Rising Living Standards Propel Energy Needs
ABC News - 12/12/2013 3:26:52 AM
Exxon Mobil says the drive for higher living standards around the world will keep demand for electricity and transportation fuels growing even as economies get more efficient and governments put a price on pollution. The company's annual long ...
EIA: World Energy Use Projected to Grow 50 Percent by 2030 in Developing Countries
ecology.com - 10/22/2008 11:57:54 PM
World energy consumption is projected to grow by 50 percent betweenÂ by 2030, driven by robust economic growth and expanding populations in the worldâ€™s developing countries, according to theÂ International Energy Outlook 2008 ReportÂ (IEO ...
Coal in the Global Energy Landscape
heritage.org - 12/11/2013 1:22:11 PM
 Abundant, low-cost coal is a critical input for Australia’s manufacturing and industrial base and thus an important driver of the nation’s economy. Although Brazil is by far the largest coal consumer in the region, mostly due to its larger ...
Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2014 released
CIOL Network - 12/12/2013 10:57:50 AM
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: In support of the global transition to a new energy architecture ... the Index assesses regions and 124 countries according to economic growth, environmental sustainability and energy security performance, analysing the complex ...
Energy demand to grow by 35% in '10-'40 − US ExxonMobil
ICIS Chemical Business - 12/12/2013 6:57:26 PM
HOUSTON (ICIS)--World energy demand will likely grow by 35% in 2010-2040, requiring the development of all forms of energy, US-based producer ExxonMobil said in its annual energy outlook. Energy demand will increase because of population growth, better ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
Energy systems of 124 countries ranked according to economic, environmental and energy security indicators Norway, New Zealand, France and Sweden top the rankings; Colombia and Costa Rica are non OECD countries in top ten Regional analysis highlights EU28 ...
Iranian capital’s electricity consumption peak to rise
Trend News Agency - 12/13/2013 3:32:50 AM
Peak electricity consumption in Iran's capital, Tehran, is expected to reach 9,000 megawatt hours in the next Iranian calendar year (to start on March 21, 2014), the managing director of Tehran Regional Electric Company, Seyed Zaman Hosseini, said on Dec ...
EIA Predicts 50% Increase in World Energy Consumption by 2030
redgreenandblue.org - 6/29/2008 11:58:17 PM
World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 50 percent from 2005 to 2030, according to a new report from the United States Energy Information Agency. Total energy demand in non-OECD countries is projected to increase by 95 percent ...
ExxonMobil's Outlook for Energy Says All Forms of Energy Required to Meet Growing Demand
The Wall Street Journal - 12/12/2013 10:00:34 AM
In its annual forecast, ExxonMobil projects that future energy needs ... Liquid fuels - gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and fuel oil - will remain the energy of choice for most types of transportation because they offer a unique combination of ...
Exxon Mobil (XOM) says developing world will boost energy demand by 35% by 2040
Stockhouse - 12/12/2013 3:44:10 PM
NEW YORK _ Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM, Stock Forum)says the drive for higher living standards around the world will keep demand for electricity and transportation fuels growing even as economies get more efficient and governments put a price ...
New energy agency chief sees household energy use rising in industrial countries
New York Times - 9/9/2007 11:56:12 PM
BERLIN — Despite the growing political commitment to tackling global warming, individual energy use and carbon emissions in the leading industrial countries have actually ... the United States are among the world's biggest producers of CO2 ...