National Grid

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 […]

Energy Trading, Europe, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Pipelines Gas Journal

Turkey’s Gas Pipelines at Major Crossroad

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal September 2017 Turkey’s close proximity to over 75% of the world’s proven oil and gas reserves makes it a vital conduit for piped oil and gas from Russia, central Asia and the Middle East to European countries. Oil and gas from Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and […]

Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Power, Power Grid

Ensuring renewables’ reliability

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 As renewable energy becomes cost-competitive with conventional power sources, its market share has grown from 22 percent in 2012 to 29 percent in 2040 worldwide. However, for renewables to truly close the gap between present capacity and potential, the challenge of intermittency must be addressed. Here are listed several […]

America, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Energy World, National Grid, North America, Renewables

Wyoming billionaire eyes renewable profits in California

Nicholas Newman Energy World July 2017 The US states of California and Wyoming’s attitudes towards fossil fuels and renewables are as different as chalk and cheese. For instance, the state of California has the largest economy in the US with a population of 40 million, is hi-tech, and plans to […]

Africa, Industrial journalism, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, North America, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Power, Technology, Wind Power

Recent work in May

Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of May 2017. Afroil NEW BUSINESS MODEL NEEDED A round-up of themes raised at Flame Amsterdam, Europe’s premier gas and […]

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 […]

African Review, Eniday, Europe, National Grid, Northern Europe, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Coating, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Recent work for clients April 2016

  Here are a few examples of the recent energy journalism and other corporate communication work, that I have completed for various clients during April 2016 Medicare Reading Conducted a website analysis of corporate website and strategy Eniday Sailing By – about latest developments in alternative fuels for shipping Without […]

Britain, Europe, Industrial journalism, National Grid, North America, Pipelines, Pipelines Gas Journal, Technology

National Grid at Home and Abroad

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal January 2016 National Grid is a British-based multinational pipeline and power networks company with operations in the United Kingdom and the northeastern United States. It is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world and is listed on both the New York and […]