Monthly Archives: August 2013

Update on Natural Gas Fracking

In August 2011, Enerdynamics wrote an Energy Insider article on the issue of natural gas fracking[1].  There we described what fracking is, what it had done for gas reserves as of 2011, and some of the concerns relative to fracking. … Continue reading

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Does Locational Marginal Pricing Matter to Customers?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor A number of years ago, I was teaching our Electric Market Dynamics course in New York City when a developer new to the power plant business described a project he was going to … Continue reading

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Fracking and Solar: Friends, Foes or the Bridge to Clean Energy Adoption?

This week we’re sharing another guest post from our friends at by Emily Hois, Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” has been widely criticized by environmentalists who cite concerns with water pollution and methane leakage from this high-volume method of extracting … Continue reading

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How will utilities cope with shrinking electric demand growth? Part II

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor In last week’s post and Part I of this discussion, I examined the situation that electric utilities are facing as electric demand requirements across the country have steadily declined over recent decades. So what does … Continue reading

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