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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
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
Atlantic Online - 12/3/2013 6:46:38 PM
But compounding the problem is that energy consumption per person is predicted to rise as well ... The growth of renewable energy has been explosive in China over the past two years and the country has announced ambitious goals – it aims to have 49,000 ...
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 Health Organisation Urges Sugar Consumption To Be Cut By 5% Of Daily Calories
Cosmetic Dentistry Guide - 3/6/2014 12:10:01 PM
The World Health Organisation has urged people to eat less sugar, suggesting that sugar intake should not exceed 5 per cent of an individual’s daily calorie count. The new figure equates to less than a single can of Coca Cola and is ...
Why electricity demand is falling, and what it means
Renew Economy - 3/6/2014 11:05:35 AM
Long term is: Australia – 51 years; US – 63 years; Japan – 20 years; Germany, France, Italy and UK – 22 years. Distributed generation is a term to describe the shift away from producing energy near a fuel source ... The most efficient watt is ...
Brazil Power Report Q2 2014
Yahoo Finance - 3/6/2014 11:55:42 AM
With Brazil facing a key power deadline - the country will host both the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games in the next three years - the government is keen to invest in its power sector to ensure that its electricity sector is up to the ...
Building China: The Role Of Cement In China's Rapid Development
The Energy Collective - 3/4/2014 11:53:54 PM
in the last three years China produced more cement than the United States of America produced in the last one hundred years. Cement is used principally to produce concrete and mortar. And almost all infrastrucuture from wind turbines to skyscrapers are ...
Cut sugar consumption by half: WHO
Times of India - 3/6/2014 12:14:11 AM
LONDON: The World Health Organization has recommended that sugar intake be reduced globally. Recommended levels of sugar should stay below 10% of total calorie intake a day but below 5% should be the target, the WHO said. The WHO on Wednesday ...
Cut sugar consumption in half, says World Health Organisation
Blue & Green Tomorrow - 3/6/2014 8:56:44 AM
The World Health ... draft guidelines for country health institutions, which recommend cutting sugar intake by half. The amendment to the previous recommendations, which were that sugars should make up less than 10% of energy intake per day ...
South Korea energy market: Latest market analysis presented
Live-PR - 3/6/2014 2:11:42 PM
It becomes the third country in the Asia-Pacific region to cap CO2 ... of world´s third largest consumer and succeeded in lowering its energy consumption per unit of GDP to the world average. Japan was deeply impacted by the March 2011 events (-36% ...
World will use 56 percent more energy by 2040
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/25/2013 6:37:21 PM
Despite decades of clean-energy innovation and improved efficiency measures, the world's population is consuming carbon-heavy fuels at a quickening pace, a new government report shows. Developing countries are driving the consumption of ...
A Look at World Energy Consumption Over the Last 200 Years
OilPrice - 3/12/2012 11:58:19 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 ...
World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts
Financial Sense - 3/13/2012 2:10:09 PM
World Energy Consumption by Source, Based on Vaclav Smil estimates ... 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 countries ...
Poor Countries Need Relief From Climate Change. They Need Electricity More
Businessweek - 11/25/2013 10:27:53 AM
From a development standpoint, electricity consumption in Africa is depressingly low ... But because use is incredibly skewed, the considerable majority of the world’s countries will have to increase their consumption to meet a 3,000 kwh ...
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 ...