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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
LEDs, Energy Efficiency and Consumption
New York Times - 10/18/2014 1:22:36 AM
With population and economic growth, including much-needed poverty reduction in developing countries, the world’s energy consumption will rise. The issue is by how much and at what cost to the environment and public health. Energy efficiency’s goal isn ...
Why Energy Efficiency Can Increase Energy Consumption in Poor Countries
The Energy Collective - 10/16/2014 1:56:35 PM
But most of the world isn’t rich. The five billion people around ... literature that rebound is highest in poor but rapidly developing countries where growth in energy consumption is high — and where the bulk of the 21st century's carbon emissions ...
Here's Why Developing Countries Will Consume 65% of the World's Energy by 2040
The Atlantic - 12/3/2013 5:49:22 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.
DEWA Observes World Energy Day
middleeastevents.com - 10/20/2014 7:03:49 AM
Announced by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, World Energy Day was endorsed by 54 countries as well ... works to lower electricity and water consumption below world averages.
'More electricity access in India entailed small climate impact'
Daijiworld - 10/20/2014 1:37:32 PM
London, Oct 20 (IANS): Brushing aside apprehensions about India's growing energy consumption, researchers have found that ... or a 11 to 25 percent growth of emissions in the country. However, even with increased electricity use, Indian households still ...
DEWA observes World Energy Day on 22 October
Zawya - 10/20/2014 6:42:21 AM
The objectives of World Energy Day include developing mechanisms and frameworks, and exchanging experiences among countries across the world to ... works to lower electricity and water consumption below world averages. DEWA is committed to developing ...
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 goal.
World War III: It's here and energy is largely behind it
presstv.com - 10/15/2014 11:59:04 PM
I've been advancing a thesis for several months with friends that World ... on countries where these conflicts rage. One of the most obvious strategies for responding to these conflicts--deep, rapid and permanent reductions in fossil fuel energy ...
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/7/2008 8:54:00 AM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt to write ... consumed is likely to be a very energy-efficient economy. Conversely a country with huge energy consumption and relatively little GDP is unlikely to be efficient.
World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World ... nuclear power and renewables. Right after the release of the report, I wrote a short post discussing the highlights. Today I will take a deeper dive into oil production and consumption ...
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 ...
More Electricity In Developing Nations Had Little Impact On Climate Change
Science 2.0 - 10/20/2014 1:34:33 AM
expanding low-carbon energy technologies in developing countries would bring climate mitigation but even wealthy nations are abandoning subsidies for solar and wind, and nuclear will remain too expensive as long as activists in the developed world prevent ...
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 inexpensive fossil ...
France, world's most nuclear-dependent nation, votes to slash output of atomic energy
Fox Business - 10/10/2014 2:25:11 PM
The R20 is a coalition of partners led by regional governments that work to promote and implement projects that are designed to produce local economic and environmental benefits in the form of reduced energy consumption ... to make their country a little ...
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 ...