All articles by Heidi Vella

  1. Digital operations: is collaboration the key to agility?

    “Every customer I speak to, literally, the conversation veers to how to use big data and digital to improve the…
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    14 May
  2. Managing nuclear waste in France: the long and short game

    “The French policy is that we should not leave the burden of our [nuclear] waste to future generations: that means…
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    2 May
  3. New coal-fired power in Australia: a case of politics before practicality?

    A few weeks prior to polling day in Queensland in November 2017, the opposition party accused the incumbent Labor Government of purposely…
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    27 Feb
  4. New coal-fired power in Australia: a case of politics before practicality?

    A few weeks prior to polling day in Queensland in November 2017, the opposition party accused the incumbent Labor Government of purposely…
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    13 Feb
  5. High or low: which of IAEA’s future nuclear capacity scenarios is most realistic?

    Presently, there are 447 operational nuclear power reactors in 30 countries, and a further 60 are under construction in 15…
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    10 Jan
  6. Turbine wars: GE-Vestas lawsuit highlights intense competition

    In August, GE actioned a lawsuit against Vestas Wind Systems, claiming Vestas has been using GE technology to protect its turbines…
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    18 Dec
  7. Ghana’s Future Energy Leaders: engaging today’s youth to tackle tomorrow’s problems

    Despite being one of the most stable countries in West Africa for nearly a decade, Ghana has experienced a deep…
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    12 Dec
  8. Waste to power: the innovators with their eyes on a perfect solution

    Fatbergs, industrial waste, sewage, wastewater and unrecyclable plastic are just some of the by- products of rapidly growing populations. And…
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    11 Dec
  9. Millennials: new challenges and opportunities in smart energy

    Much has been written about the needs, desires and attitudes of millennials – the ‘digital native generation’. Yet researchers at…
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    28 Nov
  10. Nuclear power – good for biodiversity?

    In December 2014, an open letter signed by 75 leading conservation scientists called for the environmental community to accept nuclear…
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    27 May