Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Business of Wind: Top Wind Power Installations of Q1 2011

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Instructor Wind power is big business in many states and is only growing bigger as market demand for renewable power grows. According to the American Wind Energy Association: “The first quarter of 2011 saw … Continue reading

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Texas Outages Due to Physical Problems, not Market Failure

by Greg Stark, Enerdynamics Instructor Back in February, I wrote a blog post titled Why Does Cold Create Outages in Texas?, which examined the series of events leading up to and the possible reasons for central Texas’ rolling blackouts of … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s Wrath: Could a Devastating Hurricane Season Wreak Havoc on Natural Gas Markets?

by Cynthia Ellis, Enerdynamics Sales Manager, Texas/Southeast Watching the recent news coverage of the devastating tornadoes and their unusual size and ferocity, I couldn’t help but wonder about the 2011 hurricane season. Is it possible that this year’s hurricanes could … Continue reading

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Japan Looks to Renewable Energy Technology to Maintain, Rebuild in the Wake of Disaster

by Dan Bihn, Enerdynamics Instructor Aftershocks are still being felt in Tokyo more than two months after the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that devastated the coastline of northeastern Japan. But the repercussions of the subsequent meltdown of the Fukushima … Continue reading

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