Tag: Internet of Things

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Energy, Energy Focus, Engineers, Exploration and Production, Gas, Industrial journalism, Innovation, Investment, Oil, Pipelines, Technology

The rigs of the future

Colorado School of Mines suggests that by 2050, chemical industrial lasers could perhaps replace conventional drilling solutions.

Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Utility Week

Will small energy suppliers survive the winter?

Nicholas Newman Utility Week November 2017 Wholesale prices are set to soar this winter. Does this signal the death of small energy suppliers? Or will wider supply margins and hedging strategies be enough to save them? Unsurprisingly, small energy suppliers are more vulnerable to fluctuating wholesale prices than their larger […]

Afrelec, Africa, Afroil, Energy, Energy Storage, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Journalism, Northern Europe, Oil, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Technology, Wind Power

Recent work in September

  Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of September.   AFRELEC Ghana’s green energy projects await sign-off About 10 percent of electricity production to come from […]

Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Technology

New ways to collect pipeline data

Nicholas Newman, Pipeline & Gas Journal, July 2016 Since the collapse of oil and gas prices after August 2014, North American pipeline companies have been under pressure to cut costs.  For example, Cushing Marketplace pipeline has dropped its already discounted rate for shipping light crude, by another 10 percent to […]

Energy Management, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Innovation, National Grid, Power Grid, Strategic Communications, Technology

Power Sector Internet of Things

Completed a series of articles about the potential impact that the Internet of Things will have on the global power sector utilities for Landis+Gyr’s customer service magazine «pathway» 05.  Landis+Gyr is a multinational corporation with 45 companies in over 30 countries and headquartered in Zug, Switzerland focused on metering and other technologies which […]