Research and development

Asia, Energy, Energy Focus, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Engineers, Power, Renewables, Research and development, Solar power, South East Asia

POWER GENERATION TECHNOLOGY

Take a look at the Spring 2018 edition of Power Generation Technology, edited and written by Nicholas Newman. Power Generation Technology brings the latest innovations, knowledge and expertise in the power industry from the west to the BRIC power bureaus, engineers and industry professionals. The magazine provides the emerging BRIC […]

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Innovation, International Rail Journal, Investment, Research and development, Technology

How can blockchain open up new opportunities for rail freight?

Blockchain technology promises to cut out the middle man in financial transactions, improving efficiency for businesses around the world. But how can railways benefit and what challenges does universal acceptance of the digital ledger technology face? Nick Newman investigates.

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Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Gas, Innovation, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Oil, Power Grid, Renewables, Research and development, Wind Power

PEAK INTO THE FUTURE Serving the Changing Global Energy Mix

The transition from the fossil fuel age to a low carbon environment is underway and gathering speed under the combined forces of increasingly stringent environmental regulations and technological innovations. In response, oil majors and countries are diversifying into gas as a bridging fuel and renewable energy.  As early as the […]

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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 […]