South Africa

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Africa, Britain, Energy, Investment, Renewables, South Africa, Technology, Wind Power

Africa’s largest green bond launched

South Africa’s largest bank the Standard Bank Group sold its first ever green bond for $200 million to the International Finance Corporation (IFC). This is the largest sale of its kind from the continent yet.

Power plant in Africa
Africa, Energy, Gas, Nigeria, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Power, South Africa

Pipelines Emerging in Africa’s Quest for Gas Power

Despite the many advances in the electrification of Africa, much of the continent has yet to be connected to the grid or have access to reliable and affordable power supplies. According to World Bank figures, Africa’s electrification rate is just 42%.

POMPEII EXHIBITION
Africa, Business, construction, Energy, Engineering and Technology, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Gulf States, Innovation, North America, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal, Renewables, Rigzone, Solar power, South Africa, Technology, Western Europe, Wind Power

Work completed in July 2019

This is a brief list of some of the work completed for various clients in a variety of formats, during the past month. In July I covered a wide range of topics including developments in the oil and gas business, maritime sector including use of hydrojets, global environment, power generation including renewables, the application of industrial internet of things, constuction challenges and bunkering logistics. In addition, I visited and reviewed the current exhibition at Oxford’s Ashmoleum Museum. Plus produced a briefing on Italian utility Enel. Contact me to find out more info@nicnewmaoxford.com

Reforestation project
Africa, America, Asia, Britain, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Eniday, Environment, Europe, Nigeria, North America, Northern Europe, South Africa, South America, South East Asia, Technology

Why our blue planet is getting greener

Most people would be surprised to learn that the earth is now greener than the 1980s.

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Africa, Energy, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Rigzone, South Africa, Technology, Transport

African FLNG Might Disrupt Global Gas Trade

African LNG “will gain in importance, given its strategic location between the Atlantic and Pacific basins.”