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Africa, Gas, Power

General Electric enters Africa’s dash for gas

Nicholas Newman AfrElec 1 July 2015 The GE 9HA turbine is General Electric’s gas-fired solution to Africa’s power problems as the continent’s dash for gas exploits offshore reserves. The GE 9HA offers a 61% electricity conversion efficiency and air cooling The turbine offers combined cycle, cogeneration technology that will become more […]

business energy management, Corporate Journalism, Eastern Europe, Gas, Oil, Pipelines, Power, Power Grid

Energy Business Resources

Nicholas Newman Here below are links to various energy business resources, I have found useful in my work as an energy journalist:

Corporate Journalism, Gas

Nicholas Newman at MJMEnergy Ltd

By Nicholas Newman Last week, Nicholas Newman of visited MJMEnergy in Witney to provide corporate journalism advice on the marketing, communication and promotion strategies for the launch of MJMEnergy’s new report The MJMEnergy LNG Supply Handbook 2015-2035. This new report produced by Mike Madden Managing Director, Nick White Principal Consultant […]

Asia, Energy Policy, Exploration and Production, Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines


Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal June 2015 The Caspian region of Central Asia is one of the world’s most important oil and gas-producing regions. Until recently, Caspian gas traveled thousands of miles via largely Soviet-built pipelines to eastern Russia where a portion of it was re-exported to Europe at two […]

Africa, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Ethiopia aims to build 8,700 MW of hydro projects

Nicholas Newman Afrelec  27 May 2015 Ethiopia-aims-to-build-8700-mw-of-giant-hydro-projects-by-2017 Ethiopia aims to build 8,700 MW of giant hydro projects by 2017, but it faces competition in East Africa for investment capital. It is banking on regional export opportunities: The country’s flagship Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will add 6,000-MW of capacity Hydro schemes […]