Energy Storage

Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Liquid Natural Gas

Virtual Gas Pipelines

Nicholas Newman Flame March Across the world, virtual pipelines are extending the market and increasing demand for gas. Virtual pipelines bring regular deliveries of gas to customers lying outside the reach of existing gas distribution infrastructure. Facilitated by sophisticated transport logistics software, distribution companies replicate by road, rail, waterways or […]

Africa, African Review, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Storage, Eniday, Flame Conference, Gas, Industry Reports, Investment, North America, Northern Europe, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Trains, Transport, Wind Power

Recent work for clients in June 2016

Nicholas Newman Here are a few examples of my recent energy journalism and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of June 2016. Informa South Africa announces first steps to import LNG A look at the preparations the country is making in importing […]

America, construction, Energy, Energy Storage, Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Pipelines Gas Journal

New opportunities arise with demand in Mexico

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal April 2016 In the southern United States, Texas finds itself awash with gas while Mexico, its southern neighbor, has seen a decline of 24% in its domestic natural gas production since 2010 and is unable to meet rising domestic demand, according to a recent presentation […]

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 […]

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 […]