Energy

Energy, Energy Focus, Gas, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal

Big Politics at Work Behind Nordstream 2

February 2018, Vol. 245, No. 2 The supply of Russian natural gas across the Baltic Sea to Germany and onward to central and western Europe could be doubled by the proposed $10.6 billion (€9.5 billion) Nordstream 2 (NS2) pipeline. The 759-mile (1,200 km) pipeline, running parallel to Nordstream 1, will […]

Energy, Energy Trading, Eniday, Europe, Innovation, Technology

Block chain and the energy business

The explosive surge in Bitcoin prices at the end of 2017 brought block-chain technology to the attention of governments and the public… This new technology is, in effect, an eco- system comprising a secure, digitized but communal and decentralized ledger, recording transactions as they occur in successive blocks. It validates […]

Asia, Energy, Eniday

Delhi’s air pollution problem

India is home to 14 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)… Delhi, its capital, regularly suffers winter air pollution levels of harmful particulate matter exceeding 700 mcg (micrograms)/m³, when the amount hazardous to human health is estimated to be 300 mcg. Delhi’s […]

Africa, Energy, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Renewables Energy Monitor

Ghana’s green energy projects await sign-off

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, were prominent among the dozens […]

Britain, Design, Energy, Engineers, Eniday, Innovation, Power, Technology, Transport

How electric batteries are made

The design, functionality and price of vehicle electric batteries are the decisive factors in any decision to invest in the mass manufacture of electric vehicles (EVs)… Electric batteries are integral to the main formats of electric vehicles (EVs) namely, hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and all-electric […]