All articles by Heidi Vella

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Spotlight on South Korea – energy security through diversity

    South Korea is forced to import 97% of its primary energy demand due to minimal natural energy reserves and a…
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    8 Jun
  10. Innovation software celebrated at Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2013

    The media and representatives from all areas of the infrastructure industry have gathered in London this week for US-based software…
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    29 Oct