Tag Archives: Electricity Training

Lucrative Retirement Plan Includes Solar Energy

The following post is courtesy of Clean Energy Collective and provides a unique angle to investing in solar energy. By Emily Hois, Clean Energy Collective Today’s life expectancy in America is eight years longer than it was in 1970. That’s eight … Continue reading

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Electric Industry Seeks Balance between Distributed Generation and the Traditional Grid

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics’ Instructor The industry “topic du jour” in 2013 was that utilities are facing dramatic and potentially disastrous changes to their business. These revelations could be traced to the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) assertion that various “disruptive … Continue reading

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Drop in Electric Demand and Spike in Rates an Ignored Issue in the Midwest

By Bill Malcolm, guest author When EPA announced new emissions regulations affecting coal power plants, some in the industry predicted resulting power outages. But as coal retirements occur, the situation looks much less dire. Initial 8,500 MW power shortfall predictions … Continue reading

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Why the Only Super Bowl Outage Was the Broncos’ Play

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Flash back to one year ago and many post-Super Bowl articles started like this one from CBS: “A power outage at the Super Bowl put the nation’s biggest sporting event on hold for … Continue reading

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2014 Seminar Series Covers Energy Industry Basics and Timely Topics like Shale, LNG

Enerdynamics’ most popular seminars on electric and natural gas industry basics are back in 2014 as part of our public seminar series. Additionally, this year’s line-up features three new seminars that explore some of the hottest topics affecting today’s energy landscape: LNG, … Continue reading

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The Energy Industry: A Review of 2013 Highlights and What May Come in 2014, Part II

By Bill Malcolm, guest author Happy New Year! In last week’s Part I of this post, we looked at a few energy industry trends that emerged in 2013: low electric load growth, the closing of nuclear plants for economical reasons, and … Continue reading

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Customized Course Answers the Question “How Does a Utility Make Money?”

By John Ferrare, Enerdynamics CEO Earlier this year one of our utility clients came to me with an interesting challenge. Years after it had been filed, a rate case decision was coming and would result in substantial rate increases for gas … Continue reading

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Gas and Electric Industries Seek a Happy Codependence, Part II

by Bill Malcolm, guest author In last week’s post we introduced the discussion on how the gas and electric industries are seeking ways to better coordinate the way the two industries operate. This is especially important as gas-fired electric generation is … Continue reading

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Infographic Helps Demonstrate U.S. Electricity Flow from Source to Use

By John Ferrare, Enerdynamics CEO Let’s face it: sifting through data doesn’t typically excite the senses. But for those in the rapidly changing electricity business, understanding the meaning behind industry data is often essential to our jobs. Here at Enerdynamics we … Continue reading

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Is Net Metering a Net Benefit or a Net Cost?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor The historical utility business model is for utilities to build large power plants at remote locations, build transmission lines to transport it to load centers, and build distribution lines to distribute the … Continue reading

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