Month: June 2017

Energy, Energy Policy, Gas

Why it pays to feed in to anaerobic digestion

Nicholas Newman Lombard June 2017 ‘Clean growth’ has been earmarked in the government’s modern industrial strategy, and anaerobic digestion has much to offer smaller farmers and the economy as a whole. Green organisations such as the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the Environmental Services Association (ESA) have welcomed […]

Africa, Central Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Middle East, North America, Northern Europe

A round-up of issues debated at the Flame, Europe’s premier gas and LNG conference.

By Nicholas Newman Flame Amsterdam May 2017 For me, there were three key issues covered. The US-China gas deal, the New business model needed and the end of OPEC, and Global LNG prospects. US CHINA DEAL This year’s Flame was animated by the prospect of a trade deal between the […]

Africa, Industrial journalism, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, North America, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Power, Technology, Wind Power

Recent work in May

Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of May 2017. Afroil NEW BUSINESS MODEL NEEDED A round-up of themes raised at Flame Amsterdam, Europe’s premier gas and […]

Documented Energy, Energy Storage, Research and development, Technology, Wind Power

A new future with hybrid power plants

 Nicholas Newman Documented Energy May 2017 We have probably all read of hybrid cars and buses powered by a combination of petrol or diesel with batteries. The same approach to making electricity is being taken in the operation of hybrid power plants. Such plants often combine renewables, such as solar or […]