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The U.S. ranks 3rd in electricity imports

2 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the International Energy Agency, in 2010 the United States imported a net total of twenty-six terawatts of electricity, or 10.7% of the world’s total electricity imports. That was enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Italy ranks first, importing forty-four terawatts, or 18.2% of the world’s total. Just five countries–Italy, Brazil, United States, Finland, and Argentina–account for over half of all electricity imports in the world.

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The U.S. ranks 2nd in wind energy

25 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the United Nations, the United States produced 23% of the world’s electricity generated by wind, which made it rank second in that category. Germany ranked first, producing 25% of the wind-generated electricity.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in electricity generation

18 February 2009 3 comments

According to British Petroleum, in 2006 the United States generated 22% of the world’s electricity, making it rank first in that category. China, which ranked second, generated 15% of the world total.

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