Renewables

Turning Shipping Green

Turning Shipping Green

By Nicholas Newman energy journalist and copywriter www.nicnewmanoxford.com Under The International Maritime Organization’s regulations, ships built after 2025 will be 30 percent more efficient, with better engines, cleaner fuels and smarter speed management. In anticipation, ship designers, builders and engine manufacturers are currently working on improving energy efficiency with a new engine, […]

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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 […]

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Recent work in September

  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 September.   AFRELEC Ghana’s green energy projects await sign-off About 10 percent of electricity production to come from […]

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Is Norway’s oil wealth stifling innovation?

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 Norway is the world’s third-largest natural gas exporter, eighth largest exporter of crude and Europe’s largest petroleum liquids producer. Oil and gas have made the 5.3 million citizens of Norway part of one of the wealthiest countries on earth, with a gross domestic product reaching […]

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Energy markets report: solar

Nicholas Newman Content Live July 2017 Recent falls in the cost of installing on-site solar power generation, whether for heating or electricity, have boosted uptake of the technology among businesses, in preference to oil, gas, biomass and wind installations. According to figures published by the Department for Business, Energy & […]

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