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Africa, coal, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Gas, Investment, Lighting, Liquid Natural Gas, Power, Power Grid

Key trends in Africa’s power sector

Africa has always been a land of opportunity, promise and risk for investors; however, many of its economic dreams have been handicapped by the shortage of reliable and affordable energy supplies in many areas, whilst in its rural areas over 600 million people have no access to power supplies. In addition, […]

Energy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Gas, Industrial journalism, Lighting, Liquid Natural Gas, Power, Power Grid, Press Release, Renewables, Research and development, Solar power, South East Asia, South East Europe, Technology

Power Generation Technology

Just edited, written and planned content about the global power generation news, developments, issues and events for the winter edition of Cavendish Group business publishing publication Power Generation Technology. Also the first time I have seen my work translated into Chinese. See for more info: CPE44_all (1)

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, […]

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 […]

Britain, Daily Telegraph, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Saving, Lighting, Power

The energy cost of manufacturing in the UK

Nicholas Newman Telegraph February 2017 In 2014, the UK’s energy consumption was equivalent to 142.8 million tonnes of oil, of which certain industrial groups consumed 24 million tonnes alone. It stands to reason then, that any energy efficiency gains that can be made in Britain’s manufacturing businesses will both save […]