Africa

Africa, Energy, Energy Focus, Europe, Gas, Oil, Pipelines, Power

Evolving in the new energy era

Nicholas Newman Energy Focus October 2017 Energy companies are operating in a fast-changing environment, in which new sources of fuel are beginning to become price competitive, fossil fuels are facing tougher environmental regulations and there is a real  prospect of slowing demand for their products. This feature looks at how […]

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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, […]

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Africa, Afroil, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Oil

BP in Africa

Nicholas Newman AFROIL October 2017 To meet increasing global demand for cleaner energy from industry and the power sector, BP is shifting its product portfolio towards gas. By 2025 the company expects 60 percent of its production to be gas compared with 50 percent today.  75 percent of BP’s planned start-ups […]

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Africa, Energy, Eniday, Gas, Journalism, Lighting, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Oil, Power Grid, Renewables

Hybrid power plants

Nicholas Newman eniday October 2017 Hybrid cars and buses are growing in importance in the transportation sector. Still in the pioneering stage are hybrid power plants, which utilize several different power generation technologies, such as diesel, biogas, gas, solar and wind, often integrated or combined with some form of energy storage… A hybrid power plant can […]

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