Tag: Eskom

Africa, Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Power, South Africa

Options for gas to power in South Africa

Nicholas Newman South Africa’s is facing chronic power supply problems. At present power supplies are tight causing load shedding at times. Problems being experienced in building new generating and distribution capacity to meet on-going growth in demand. New build gas- to- power is seen as one of the ways to […]

Eniday, Oil, Pipeline Coating, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Pipelines Gas Journal

New work completed for various clients

Nicholas Newman Just completed work for three clients, which included Pipeline Gas Journal,  Pipeline Coating and Eniday. The reports were about: For Pipeline Gas Journal – A report on Britain’s National Grid gas pipeline business in both the UK and United States. For Pipeline Coating – A report in the […]

Afrelec, Africa, Energy Policy, Gas, Pipelines, Power, Power Grid, South Africa, Technology

South Africa’s gas-power paradox

Nicholas Newman AfriElec 18 March 2015 South Africa wants more natural gas-fired power generation but lacks domestic production and transmission infrastructure to spur growth The Integrated Resource Plan wants gas to account for 10% of generation by 2022 Gas-fired generation is cheaper than power from coal and renewables SA needs […]