Month: August 2018

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Italian Energy Hub Seen as Key to EU Goals

European energy policy is largely determined by Brussels and implemented by individual member states, but integral to improving European energy security are joint plans to turn Italy into Southern Europe’s energy hub. It would be fed by pipeline natural gas  from North Africa and Caspian Sea gas fields, LNG by […]

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Recent work in July

Here are some examples of my journalism, writing, research and copyediting, in a range of formats including ghost written think pieces, features, updates etc, that I have done for various clients worldwide, covering a range of topics including industry start-ups, maritime insurance, 3D printing and blockchain etc. Cavendish Group Marine […]

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Recycling solar panels

Today, you see commercial solar farms big and small all over Europe, according to the latest figures Europe produced 98 GW in 2017 98 GW in 2017;[i] this is well up on the 13.4 GW in 2010.[ii] The growth in the usage of solar power has come as the result of proactive […]

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Oil majors and the world of utilities

Facing the prospect of a 25 percent increase in global electricity consumption, with bigger roles for gas, renewable power, and electric vehicles gradually replacing petrol and diesel, big oil companies are now diversifying into Europe’s power sector… BP, Eni, Shell, Statoil and Total are taking steps to compete in Europe’s power sector, a […]

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Wind Power in Europe

Take a look at this new report into the issues including decommissioning and lif extension facing Europe’s wind sector, as the first wind farms reach the end of their operating life span.