Julian Turner

Julian Turner is a regular feature contributor to NRI Digital's websites, covering renewable energy and growth within power markets, offshore oil drilling, and the market for new and sustainable hydrocarbons, as well as reporting on the aerospace, defence, transport and packaging industries.Julian began his career as a feature writer at IPC Media, before joining the BBC as a staff news and feature writer for the corporation's commercial web operation. In 2003, he joined News International as a sub-editor working across eight national newspaper and magazine titles, at the same time contributing features in a freelance capacity to various national publications.Julian was senior TV editor at Global Listings, a television specialist media company, before joining Progressive Digital Media in 2011 as chief sub-editor. He currently works as a sub-editor and feature writer across Global Trade Media's portfolio of international B2B titles, and contributes blogs to The New Statesman.

All articles by Julian Turner

  1. New hydro power sites: a persistent problem

    It is an inconvenient truth that all electricity generation, renewable or otherwise, ultimately harms the environment to some degree. Hydropower…
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    31 Jul
  2. Is the UK’s new wind a breath of fresh air, or the same old hot air?

    In March, the government announced a deal with the wind industry that will ensure 30% of the UK’s electricity comes…
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    17 Jun
  3. Could Cornish granite unlock deep geothermal energy in England?

    On 21 December 1991, the UK’s first commercial onshore wind farm at Delabole, north Cornwall, was brought online. Powering 2,700…
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    9 May
  4. Mapping the future: IAEA paves the way for nuclear transition

    Nuclear energy systems comprise complex physical and institutional infrastructure that span several human generations, encompassing uranium mining, electricity generation, radioactive…
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    25 Feb
  5. How private investment is powering Argentina’s renewable energy revolution

    In November 2018, Ernst & Young (EY) published its bi-annual renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI). Now in its 16th…
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    18 Feb
  6. Power games: switching consumers on to demand side response

    In 1990, the UK electricity network was privatised, allowing households to choose suppliers. Nearly three decades later, the impact of…
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    13 Sep
  7. Excess energy: is surplus solar and wind power a good source of hydrogen?

    Of all the energy challenges facing Western industrialised nations, what to do with surplus power generated by renewable sources such…
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    24 Jul
  8. Bright SPARC: can MIT scientists make fusion power a reality?

    Deep within the hallowed halls of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) an energy revolution is taking place. After decades of…
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    17 Jul
  9. Why drought could limit hydropower’s role in the energy mix

    For those fortunate enough to live in developed Western societies where access to power is taken for granted, the idea…
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    25 Jun
  10. Are sodium-ion batteries worth their salt?

    Starting in 2015, prices for lithium almost tripled to more than $20,000 a tonne in just ten months. The metal…
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    21 May
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