Energy Security

Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Eniday, Europe

What are “Interconnectors”?

Nicholas Newman Eniday June “017 Interconnectors are key elements in the transmission of energy between separate energy networks and play a vital role in the UK’s ability to meet demand at peak times. Huge amounts of electricity and gas are constantly crisscrossing the seas between Europe and the UK through interconnectors. To […]

Energy, Energy Management, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Telegraph

How your business can benefit from producing its own energy

Nicholas Newman Telegraph February 2017 A new generation of businesses is taking energy efficiency to a new level. One way to lower energy costs is to produce your own energy. However, until recently, doing so has been expensive. Now, as the latest generation of solar, wind and digester technologies combine […]

Energy Policy, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Power, Shipping, South Africa

Options for gas to power in South Africa

Nicholas Newman South Africa’s is facing chronic electricity supply problems, which have resulted in the power system being extremely constrained and vulnerable, which has resulted in load shedding at times.  Its problems are occurring, in part due to problems experienced in completing new generating and distribution capacity to meet on-going […]

Eastern Europe, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Gas

A literature review of the current state of western European oil gas pipeline and refinery infrastructure

Given the current state of western European oil gas pipeline and refinery infrastructure, what are the opportunities for developing and reconfiguring that infrastructure to enable non-Russian suppliers ( if we ignored contractual obligations). http://www.slideshare.net/NicholasNewman1/a-literature-review-of-the-current-state-of-western-european-oil-gas-pipeline-and-refinery-infrastructure

Energy Management, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Innovation, National Grid, Power Grid, Strategic Communications, Technology

Power Sector Internet of Things

Completed a series of articles about the potential impact that the Internet of Things will have on the global power sector utilities for Landis+Gyr’s customer service magazine «pathway» 05.  Landis+Gyr is a multinational corporation with 45 companies in over 30 countries and headquartered in Zug, Switzerland focused on metering and other technologies which […]

Eastern Europe, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Europe, European Energy Review, National Grid, Northern Europe

Connecting up Europe’s Power Grid

Nicholas Newman European Energy Review 5 August 2015 – A bird’s eye view of Europe reveals a complex network of transmission grids and distribution networks extending from the Arctic Ocean to the Mediterranean. Closer inspection reveals a European power network consisting of 230,000 km high voltage and 1,500,000 km of […]

Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Europe

Oxis energy launches its latest version of its rechargeable batteries

Nicholas Newman Oxford-based Oxis energy launched its latest version of its lithium sulphur rechargeable battery range, on the market this week. “It is a huge generational step on its rivals,” says Huw Hampson-Jones CEO Oxis. Its product range is suitable for a wide range of markets including providing independent power […]