National Grid

Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Power, Power Grid

Ensuring renewables’ reliability

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 As renewable energy becomes cost-competitive with conventional power sources, its market share has grown from 22 percent in 2012 to 29 percent in 2040 worldwide. However, for renewables to truly close the gap between present capacity and potential, the challenge of intermittency must be addressed. Here are listed several […]

America, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Energy World, National Grid, North America, Renewables

Wyoming billionaire eyes renewable profits in California

Nicholas Newman Energy World July 2017 The US states of California and Wyoming’s attitudes towards fossil fuels and renewables are as different as chalk and cheese. For instance, the state of California has the largest economy in the US with a population of 40 million, is hi-tech, and plans to […]

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 […]

Eastern Europe, Energy, Europe, Gas, Investment, National Grid, Nuclear, Petroleum Review, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Problem Solved

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review June 2016   Historically, the economies, politics and energy sectors of the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – were highly dependent on their powerful neighbour, Russia.  Between 1990, the year of their independence and 2003, when they joined the European Union, these countries remained […]

African Review, Eniday, Europe, National Grid, Northern Europe, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Coating, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Recent work for clients April 2016

  Here are a few examples of the recent energy journalism and other corporate communication work, that I have completed for various clients during April 2016 Medicare Reading Conducted a website analysis of corporate website and strategy Eniday Sailing By – about latest developments in alternative fuels for shipping Without […]

Britain, Europe, Industrial journalism, National Grid, North America, Pipelines, Pipelines Gas Journal, Technology

National Grid at Home and Abroad

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal January 2016 National Grid is a British-based multinational pipeline and power networks company with operations in the United Kingdom and the northeastern United States. It is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world and is listed on both the New York and […]

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 […]

Europe, Gas, National Grid, Pipeline Coating, Pipelines

Is Europe’s Gas Pipeline Network Ready for US Gas Imports

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Coatings November 2015 Despite falling gas demand across the continent, Europe’s ambitions to reduce dependence on Russia will see further investments in pipelines to support alternatives including LNG imports. European gas demand fell by 11.2% between 2013 and 2014 to around 409 bcm, largely due to marked falls […]