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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, 2014See also: Electricity - consumption map
Global Fossil Fuel Consumption Subsidies Abound, But Not in the U.S.
instituteforenergyresearch.org - 9/26/2016 5:39:58 PM
the world’s largest energy company. Despite that, Saudi Arabia scaled back some fossil fuel consumption subsidies that artificially lowered the price of fuel for its citizens, increasing its country’s gasoline prices by 50 percent last year.
Total energy consumption ups by 4% in H1
customstoday.com.pk - 9/22/2016 2:31:26 PM
HELSINKI: Total energy consumption in January to June 2016 ... Most energy products were exported from Finland to EU countries, which accounted for 82 per cent of the value of exports. The fallen world market price of oil contributed to the reduction ...
Electricity Consumption By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
The CIA fact book provides a great resource for global electricity consumption league tables. Indeed the power needs of our world are growing ... The league table shows the most populous countries indeed consume the most electricity, however underneath ...
Qatar’s gas consumption jumps 40% in five years
The Peninsula - 9/21/2016 7:33:16 PM
The country, the largest exporter of natural gas in the world, has witnessed a steep rise of 40 percent over the last five years. According to BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2016 report, gas consumption in Qatar stood at 32.1 billion cubic metres ...
Microsoft commits to running data centers off 50% renewable energy by 2018
Computer World - 9/26/2016 1:26:26 AM
Microsoft announced it plans to power its data centers around the world using 50% renewable energy by 2018 ... as the company begins using the power of the cloud to reduce fuel consumption by public transportation, adopt clean energy like solar power ...
The Energy Superpower
econintersect.com - 9/22/2016 5:34:33 AM
The U.S. ranked second globally in coal production, solar power production and, overall energy consumption ... while the U.S. was the world's top emitter of carbon dioxide for most (if not all) of the 20th century, no other country has experienced such ...
Qatar witnesses a 40% rise in natural gas consumption over five years
qatarscoop.com - 9/23/2016 7:35:04 AM
In fact, electricity and water desalinization sectors account for most of the natural gas consumption in Qatar, a report by the The Peninsula suggest. It may be noted that in terms of natural gas reserves, Qatar ranks third in the world. The country has ...
Mexico Energy Profile: Among Largest Sources Of US Oil Imports – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 9/24/2016 1:21:39 AM
Mexico’s total energy consumption in 2014 consisted ... and PEMEX was created as the sole oil operator in the country. PEMEX is the largest company in Mexico and one of the largest oil companies in the world. Mexico’s energy sector is regulated by ...
China to Start Trial Trading in Energy Use to Cap Consumption
Bloomberg - 9/21/2016 6:47:20 AM
The country plans to gradually expand the trading ... save energy and cut emissions as it works to combat climate change. The world’s second-biggest economy seeks to cap energy consumption at a maximum of 5 billion metric tons of standard coal equivalent ...
Electric vehicles and the energy sector - impacts on Europe's future emissions
eea.europa.eu - 9/27/2016 12:45:17 PM
Emissions from road vehicles also contribute to high concentrations of air pollutants in many European cities, which often don't meet air quality standards set by the EU and the World ... by country, in terms of how the demand for additional electricity ...
GCC Thermal Insulation Market to Cross $975 Million by 2021: TechSci Research Report
PR Newswire - 9/26/2016 3:38:16 PM
"Per capita electricity consumption of the GCC nations is higher than the world average. Over the next few years ... Per Capita Electricity Consumption of GCC Countries, 2015 (Megawatt-hour Per Person) Per Capita Electricity Consumption (Megawatt ...
Zurich is the world’s most sustainable city
CURBED - 9/26/2016 9:26:02 AM
Researchers factor in everything from the life expectancy of residents to housing costs, energy consumption ... New York City deemed the 26th most-sustainable in the world. While many of the country’s urban centers had high scores for economic might ...
OPINION: Outdated electricity policies leave Lebanon in the dark
Al Bawaba - 9/22/2016 8:26:21 AM
Lebanon’s half-absent electricity remains a major source of social and financial distress for the country ... The World Bank estimates the industrial sector’s usage of electricity at around 60 percent of total consumption, with large-scale ...
The Future of Energy
govbooktalk.gpo.gov - 9/20/2016 10:33:24 PM
The task at hand is to predict just how the world’s total energy consumption will increase ... this will depend upon the uncertain factors of economic growth in developing countries, oil production, technology improvements, and nuclear energy generation.