Afrelec

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Afrelec, Design, Eniday, Innovation, Investment, Journalism, Renewables, Rigzone, South Africa

Commissions completed for clients in February 2019

Here below are a list of some of my commissions and consultations I have carried out and completed for various business clients both in the corporate and media sectors in the Month of February 2019. Afrelec The future of Eskom The debate is on about the future of Eskom and […]

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Afrelec, Africa, Energy, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, South Africa, Wind Power

No consensus on eskom reforms

Eskom, supplier of  around  95 percent  of South Africa’s  electricity, is in the grip of a severe financial crisis  reporting a post- tax loss  of  R2.3 billion ($0.17 billion) , a 0.9 percent decline in sales and a rise in gearing ratio, (which measures debt relative to equity) to 72 […]

Afrelec, Africa, construction, Energy, Lighting, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Power

Ghana’s green projects

Nicholas Newman Afrelec October 2017 Since taking office in January 2017, President Nana Akufo-Addo, alarmed that Ghana’s dash for electricity risked swinging from power shortages to a power glut  — and paying too much in the process –   has applied the brakes on the power procurement process. Renewable power projects, […]

Afrelec, Africa, Afroil, Energy, Energy Storage, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Journalism, Northern Europe, Oil, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Technology, Wind Power

Recent work in September

  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 September.   AFRELEC Ghana’s green energy projects await sign-off About 10 percent of electricity production to come from […]

Afrelec, Africa, Energy, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas

South Africa’s gas-to-power IPP dreams rest on shaky foundations

Nicholas Newman Afrelec November 2016 South Africa’s inexperienced energy authorities must make choices on building two IPP gas-to-power projects in the face of inadequate evidence and volatile markets, writes Nicholas Newman AFTER years of discussion, South Africa has issued an invitation to bid for two LNG-to power projects.  The first is a 2,000-MW scheme, based […]