Power

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 […]

Africa, African Review, African Review of Business and Technology, Energy, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Are gensets the answer to Africa’s power problem?

Nicholas Newman African Review October 2016 Africa is at tipping point. Millions face power shortages due to unreliability. Could gen sets be the answer to these African energy prayers? Nicholas Newman reports Africa is a big market for gensets, according to Price Waterhouse Coopers. It expects expenditure to increase by […]

Flame Conference, Gas, Power

Given the new wave of LNG projects coming on line worldwide, where will it all go?

Nicholas Newman Flame Blog September 2016 “Currently, there are over 100 liquefaction projects at various stages of construction,” says Patricia Roche, Senior Consultant of engineering, development and management firm Mott MacDonald. For instance, three new Australian projects will come online this year with most of their output destined for buyers […]

Africa, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Country Reports, Eniday, Power, Power Grid, South Africa

Continental Shift: Africa’s emerging gas to power revolution

Nicholas Newman Continental Shift: Africa’s emerging gas to power revolution, a report just published, concerned with the issues of investing in gas fueled independent power production in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on South Africa. This report is based on meetings that took place in London offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus […]

Energy Trading, Eniday, Gas, Oil, Power

Energy traders words

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2016 Do you know that those involved in the trade in energy have their own specialised language? In order to avoid misunderstandings, they have developed their own vocabulary, abbreviations, definitions and standard phrases… Brokers, independent energy trading companies and the trading arms of energy companies including RWE, […]