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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 […]

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 […]

Britain, business energy management, Energy, Energy Management, Journalism, Power, Renewables

How your business can benefit from producing its own energy

Nicholas Newman Telegraph  March 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 […]

Britain, Daily Telegraph, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Saving, Lighting, Power

The energy cost of manufacturing in the UK

Nicholas Newman Telegraph February 2017 In 2014, the UK’s energy consumption was equivalent to 142.8 million tonnes of oil, of which certain industrial groups consumed 24 million tonnes alone. It stands to reason then, that any energy efficiency gains that can be made in Britain’s manufacturing businesses will both save […]

Africa, African Review, African Review of Business and Technology, Energy, Energy Policy, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Power

Solving the demand and supply equation

African Review February 2017 Only 7 of 48 sub-Saharan countries have electrification rates above 50 percent, with the remainder averaging just 20 percent notes EY, Power Transaction and Trends, Q 2m 2015.  For example, in Kenya, although 73 percent of the population live within one kilometre of a transformer, only […]