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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 […]

Documented Energy, Energy Storage, Research and development, Technology, Wind Power

A new future with hybrid power plants

 Nicholas Newman Documented Energy May 2017 We have probably all read of hybrid cars and buses powered by a combination of petrol or diesel with batteries. The same approach to making electricity is being taken in the operation of hybrid power plants. Such plants often combine renewables, such as solar or […]

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 […]

Africa, Afroil

NEW BUSINESS MODEL NEEDED

Nicholas Newman AFROIL Week 20 Page 5 2017 A round-up of themes raised at Flame Amsterdam, Europe’s premier gas and LNG conference concerning Africa’s gas prospects. The prevailing view was that changes in the very nature of demand for power would make established business models obsolete.  Widespread adoption of new […]