Renewables

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Afrelec, Africa, Energy, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, South Africa, Wind Power

No consensus on eskom reforms

Eskom, supplier of  around  95 percent  of South Africa’s  electricity, is in the grip of a severe financial crisis  reporting a post- tax loss  of  R2.3 billion ($0.17 billion) , a 0.9 percent decline in sales and a rise in gearing ratio, (which measures debt relative to equity) to 72 […]

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Energy, Eniday, Power, Renewables

Encouraging local energy projects

Traditional fossil-fuel based and capital-intensive energy projects, owned by national and international oil and gas companies or large utilities such as Eskom, RWE, Eon, are taking a turn… In contrast, established oil and gas companies are joining pioneering independent E&P companies, such as those that develop U.S. shale resources. At the same time, […]

Power Generation Technology
Power, Power Generation Technology, Renewables

Power Generation Technology

Completion of the latest winter 2018 issue of Power Generation Technology. This involved the generation and editing of content for the magazine. This edition looks at some of the latest leading renewable power projects being developed or proposed, also examines some of the latest innovations concerning the usage of hydrogen, […]

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Britain, coal, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Europe, Investment, Nuclear, Power, Press Release, Renewables

Pumped hydro storage solves UK Nuclear headache

Brings growth to green energy

Gas, Innovation, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Oil majors are finding the right business model for renewables

US onshore oil production averages a 33 percent IRR, observes a Wood Mackenzie report ‘How oil & gas Majors can scale in renewables’. By comparison, a wind project in a developed country generates around 7 percent IRR, while solar earns just 5 percent.