Monthly Archives: February 2011

Another Smart Grid Application: Harnessing the Benefits of a Microgrid

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President So far we have discussed Smart Grid applications that improve the way energy companies currently deliver services as well as applications that may offer consumers the opportunity to become directly involved in dynamic electric markets.  … Continue reading

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Why Does Cold Create Electric Outages in Texas?

By Greg Stark, Enerdynamics Instructor The recent cold snap that put central Texas in a deep freeze generated some buzz among those in the electric industry as the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) declared a System III emergency followed … Continue reading

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Smart Grid Enables Electric Market Participation by All Customers

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President In continuing our discussion of Smart Grid applications, another key function of the Smart Grid is to use communications, monitoring and control technologies to enable a host of new services. Such services allow customers to … Continue reading

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