Innovation

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 […]

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 […]

Energy, Energy Security, Environment, Gas, Innovation, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal

ODORIZATION: The Not-So-Sweet Smell Of Safety

January 2018, Vol. 245, No. 1 By Nicholas Newman, Contributing Editor Ensuring that natural gas is easily detectable is not just for the sake of customer safety but also concerns economics. For example, the loss of over 607,000 tons of gas by the Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) storage facility […]

Energy Saving, Environment, Innovation, Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Research and development, Shipping

Improving the energy efficiency of ships

Ship- owners are under increasing political and economic pressure to make their vessels even more energy efficient and to further cut air pollution. For both existing and new builds, techniques to reduce ship’s resistance through water and the Hi-FIN propeller attachment can significantly reduce both fuel consumption and emissions. This […]

Innovation, International Maritime Organization, Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Research and development, Technology

Digitalisation in shipping is here to stay

Nicholas Newman MOET December 2017 Digitalization has the power to transform the shipping industry, from the design and construction of ships, to the contracts and logistics of payments and custom clearance. Wholesale application of digitalisation technologies (including robotics, internet-of-things, and block-chain) could change the face of the global shipping industry, […]