Heidi Vella

Heidi Vella is a feature writer for NRI Digital, covering the mining, offshore oil and gas, hydrocarbons and renewable power industries as well as the medical and pharmaceutical industries, modern transport systems, architecture and design.Before joining the NRI digital team, Heidi worked on several different consumer publications, including New Statesman, Matchbox Magazine and FilmJuice, as well as a stint in finance journalism as a feature writer for Bridging and Commercial.Heidi read English Literature at Roehampton University before completing an NCTJ Foundation in Journalism course at New Associates, London.

All articles by Heidi Vella

  1. Leading the way – CCS fitted coal-fired power stations now a reality

    For continued growth, the coal industry must get clean. Carbon capture storage (CCS) technology is ready and available but is…
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    13 Jul
  2. Fire ice: Canada’s Ocean Networks explain the science behind the hype

    Heidi Vella: How long has research into gas hydrates as an energy source been going on for? Martin Scherwath: Gas…
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    9 Jul
  3. Microgrids – the key to providing electricity in rural communities?

    Creating access to electricity for the 1.2 billion or more people estimated to live without power in disconnected impoverished rural…
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    8 Jul
  4. Empowering women and girls with clean energy

    "For seven years of school I couldn’t do homework at night [because of lack of light]," recalls Raphael Robert, manager…
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    9 Jun
  5. Energy unplugged – new breakthrough could make wireless power as common as WiFi

    The concept of charging smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices wirelessly is now closer to becoming a reality after scientists…
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    6 May
  6. Achieving maximum efficiency – thermodynamics & real-time testing for power plants

    Achieving maximum efficiency as well as maximum capacity is, alongside a good safety record, the Holy Grail for modern power…
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    5 May
  7. South Africa, Nigeria and Zambia – the latest hotspots for power station MRO

    The world’s fastest growing continent, Africa, is, perhaps unsurprisingly, where three of the biggest burgeoning maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO)…
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    1 May
  8. Energy innovations for rural communities showcased by Ashden Awards finalists

    Innovative clean energy projects from India, Tanzania and Myanmar have been announced as part of the 10 finalists for the…
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    14 Apr
  9. Energy storage in the UK: is the government doing enough?

    "Storing energy will become increasingly important in the move towards a low carbon economy, and has the potential to save…
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    2 Apr
  10. Going it alone – can Ukraine become energy-independent from Russia?

    "It’s probably unlikely gas will not be used," says Georg Zachmann from the German Advisory group and Brussels-based think tank…
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    17 Mar
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