Energy Policy

Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Utility Week

Will small energy suppliers survive the winter?

Nicholas Newman Utility Week November 2017 Wholesale prices are set to soar this winter. Does this signal the death of small energy suppliers? Or will wider supply margins and hedging strategies be enough to save them? Unsurprisingly, small energy suppliers are more vulnerable to fluctuating wholesale prices than their larger […]

Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Trading, Gas, Middle East, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Natural Gas Putting Israel and Egypt on Energy Leader Board

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal August 2017 Israeli Pipeline Prospects Politically, Economically Complex Israel’s desire for increased energy security, alongside the opportunity of importing natural gas through the planned Arish-Ashkelon gas-pipeline in the 1990s, encouraged the adoption of that fuel. Between 2008 and 2012, the Arish-Ashkelon pipeline brought Egyptian gas […]

Energy, Energy Policy, Gas

Why it pays to feed in to anaerobic digestion

Nicholas Newman Lombard June 2017 ‘Clean growth’ has been earmarked in the government’s modern industrial strategy, and anaerobic digestion has much to offer smaller farmers and the economy as a whole. Green organisations such as the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the Environmental Services Association (ESA) have welcomed […]

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, 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 […]