Monthly Archives: September 2017

Have We Reached the Tipping Point for Electric Vehicles?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator “I think if we look back in a few years we would call 2017 the tipping point of electric vehicles.” ~ Arnoud Balhuizen, Chief Commercial Officer of BHP Billington speaking at a conference … Continue reading

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Update on Energy Storage

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Earlier this year on Energy Currents we explored how storage is changing paradigms in electricity system design and operations. Given that storage use is evolving rapidly, it is worth a bit more discussion … Continue reading

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Energy Prices Aren’t Always Predictable, Part II – the Natural Gas Version

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Last week I wrote about how many in the electricity industry were surprised by price behavior during the solar eclipse.  This week, let’s look at another unique event – Hurricane Harvey hitting the … Continue reading

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Energy Prices Aren’t Always Predictable

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Not an energy trader? You might be grateful for that. Predicting price behavior is seemingly harder and harder. History would tell us that in regions with high penetrations of renewables, an event that … Continue reading

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