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. The energy industry outlook, from 2017 to 2018

    2018 is set to be a year characterised by innovation and disruptive technology across the major energy sectors, from fossil…
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    17 Jan
  2. Building resilient US grids after Maria, Harvey and Irma

    In her 2007 bestseller The Shock Doctrine, activist Naomi Klein chronicles the rise of what she terms ‘disaster capitalism’, whereby…
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    16 Jan
  3. Can Germany get its clean energy revolution back on track?

    The celebrated German term schadenfreude refers to pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune. Might some of the world…
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    15 Jan
  4. Tides of change: can tidal power compete on cost?

    Unlike the tides themselves, support for tidal energy in the UK has been anything but predictable since Orkney in Scotland…
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    14 Dec
  5. Is it time for a nuclear turnaround in Australia?

    Situated 40 miles south-west of Sydney, the 20MW OPAL research reactor is the centrepiece of the Australian Nuclear Science and…
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    13 Dec
  6. Altered state: inside Goldwind’s free training scheme for Wyoming coal miners

    In 1868, in remote Carbon County, Wyoming’s first coal mine came online, heralding the start of a fossil fuel boom…
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    29 Nov
  7. Renewable energy at cost: how Pure Planet plans to shake up the UK energy market

    No business model, no matter how mature and entrenched, is immune to change. Sometimes all it takes to revolutionise a…
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    29 Aug
  8. Winds of change: Scotland leads the way on low-carbon wind energy

    There’s an ill wind blowing north of the border that UK Prime Minister Teresa May and her colleagues in Westminster…
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    5 Jul
  9. Inside Egypt’s record-breaking energy megaproject

    Beautiful and benighted, since the Pharaohs commissioned the great pyramids, Egypt has gradually evolved into a modern, industrialised nation, yet…
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    8 May
  10. Does South Africa need nuclear energy? Greenpeace and Nuclear Africa go head to head

    The word ‘tragedy’ as defined by the German philosopher G F W Hegel describes a situation where two rights come…
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    6 Feb

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