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Energy Trading, Europe, Flame Conference, Innovation, Research and development, Technology

EU Gas Trading in Transition: The Impact of Blockchain

In this second of two articles covering the transition of EU gas trading, Nicholas Newman discusses how  natural gas trading in Europe may be on the cusp of a blockchain revolution. You can read the first article here. Blockchain technology, most commonly associated with trading cryptocurrencies, is a virtual digital and decentralised […]

Energy Focus, Research and development, Technology

Energy sector stepping up to cyber threats

Energy is a strategic industry sector, which, like others, is grappling with a growing number of evolving cyber-security threats. “There are opportunities throughout the life-cycle for threat actors to attack the system, disrupt services, steal information, and gain from security lapses,” says Duncan Page, cyber specialist PWC. For many, Page […]

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)

Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Research and development, Technology

Navigation under cyber-attack

Just because a ship is on the high seas does not mean that it is out of reach from cyber- attacks. Modern ships are fitted with a complex and integrated set of control and navigation systems feeding into the automatic identification system (AIS) which enables them to be tracked. Underpinning  […]

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 […]