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Wind Power Decommissioning in Europe

Take a look at this new report into the issues including decommissioning and lif extension facing Europe’s wind sector, as the first wind farms reach the end of their operating life span.

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The World Energy Outlook 2017

Nicholas Newman Flame Amsterdam Conference Blog May 2017 “The world is starting to see a slowdown in CO2 emissions” stated Tim Gould of the IEA. “ Part of it is due to governments introducing  energy reforms, and  in part because coal is no longer the lead growth fuel”. A common […]

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Gas brings bargain opportunities

Gas brings bargain opportunities

Nicholas Newman February 2017 The advent of rising gas supplies has allowed the US and Mexico, in particular, to raise gas consumption and cut their greenhouse gas emissions. In Europe, where energy security and renewables enjoy priority, gas has always been important. In all three markets, emissions are lower. This […]

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French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron launches GE 9HA gas turbine

French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron launches GE 9HA gas turbine

Nicholas Newman Belfort – 28 May 2015-French economy minister Emmanuel Macron came to the launch of GE’S latest gas turbine, the GE 9HA gas turbine at its Belfort complex in South-Eastern France near the Swiss border. He said about the 9HA launch, “It is a great day for French industrial […]

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What if nuclear power becomes as cheap as gas generation by 2050?

What if nuclear power becomes as cheap as gas generation by 2050?

By Nicholas Newman https://www.nicnewmanoxford.com/ Over the past few decades we have heard the promise that nuclear power will become so cheap, it will be not worth metering. The trouble is, although the operational costs are competitive, the capital costs of nuclear power, remain eye wateringly expensive! In addition, despite the […]

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