Energy, Eniday, Shipping, Technology

Sailing the seas

Nicholas Newman Eniday June 2016 Today, around 90 per cent of the world’s trade in goods, is carried by sea. According to Shipping Intelligence Weekly, there were approximately 58,000 cargo carrying ships operating in June 2012. It has been calculated that maritime shipping is responsible for emitting over 1 billion tons […]


FT Energy Strategies London

Nicholas Newman Energy journalist Nicholas Newman attended the inaugural FT Energy Transformation Strategies: Beyond Fossil Fuels? Surviving and Thriving in a Post COP World conference that took place on Wednesday 1st June 2016 in London. Amongst the topics debated included: Can the oil and gas industry survive the current round of […]

Eastern Europe, Energy, Europe, Gas, Investment, National Grid, Nuclear, Petroleum Review, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Problem Solved

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review June 2016   Historically, the economies, politics and energy sectors of the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – were highly dependent on their powerful neighbour, Russia.  Between 1990, the year of their independence and 2003, when they joined the European Union, these countries remained […]

Afrelec, Africa, Energy, Gas, Power, South Africa

South Africa outlines gas goals

Nicholas Newman AfrElec – Africa Power Monitor June 2016 The government has fleshed out its gas-to-power plans, targeting more private investment and less reliance on coal, writes Nicholas Newman 

Energy, Eniday, Lighting, Research and development, Technology

Without light there is no life

Nicholas Newman Eniday May 2016 The replacement of old-fashioned light bulbs with LEDs is playing a big role in fighting global warming as windmills, solar panels or electric cars. The light-emitting diode or LED light has created an energy revolution, producing a crisp white glow with up to 80 percent […]