Tag: South Africa

Africa, Asia, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Environment, Gas, Investment, Nuclear, Petroleum Review

How well are the Brics meeting carbon targets?

Limiting global warming is dependent on a rapid transition away from fossil fuels. This in turn requires technological advance in renewable energy and electricity storage, strong government commitment, stable and transparent regulatory frameworks, and a business environment attractive to investment. Subsequent to the 2015 Paris Agreement, countries have committed to […]

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm
Africa, Energy, Eniday, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Technology

Five trends of African energy

Latest infographic, text researched and created by me,whilst design of graphic by member of Eniday team. Energy, in this period, is facing a crucial transition phase for the near future. The African continent, the cradle of humanity, will not stand still; in order to guarantee the growth of its states, […]

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Africa, Afroil, Energy, Gas, Oil

OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION ACTIVITY PICKS UP 

What?   Investment activity in exploration and production is starting to pick up. Why?  Oil prices have increased by nearly 25 % compared to the same period last year thanks to OPEC production restrictions. What next?    The prospect of peak demand for oil and gas is likely to make investors more cautious. Oil and […]

Africa, Energy, Eniday, Investment, Nigeria, Power Grid, Technology, Trains, Transport

Africa’s trains in the future

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 Today, it is rare to see Africa’s locomotives using coal as a fuel of choice. Instead, it is likely to be diesel or electric engines pulling the continent’s freight and passenger trains. Across Africa, a rail investment boom is taking place, resulting in plans to invest $30 billion on 6,835 […]

Documented Energy, Energy Storage, Research and development, Technology, Wind Power

A new future with hybrid power plants

 Nicholas Newman Documented Energy May 2017 We have probably all read of hybrid cars and buses powered by a combination of petrol or diesel with batteries. The same approach to making electricity is being taken in the operation of hybrid power plants. Such plants often combine renewables, such as solar or […]