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About Enerdynamics

Enerdynamics was formed in 1995 to meet the growing demand for timely, dynamic and effective business training in the gas and electric industries. Our comprehensive education programs are focused on teaching you and your employees the business of energy. And because we have a firm grasp of what's happening in our industry on both a national and international scale, we can help you make sense of a world that often makes no sense at all.

Will States, Cities, and Corporations Negate Trump’s Decision to Quit Paris Agreement?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator President Trump’s June 1 announcement that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change action[1] was greeted by predictable comments from the agreement’s supporters and opponents. But more … Continue reading

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What Do Growing LNG Exports Mean for the U.S.?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator In our latest blog post on LNG we explained what LNG is and how it is produced.  We then noted that LNG exports by the U.S. have grown substantially in the last year: … Continue reading

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How the LNG Delivery System Works and What LNG Means for the U.S.

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator The winter of 2016/2017 was the first winter season with liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the continental U.S. Historically the U.S. exported small amounts of LNG from a facility in Alaska, … Continue reading

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Energy Books to Read This Summer

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Ready for summer and want to catch up on your energy reading?  Want some good books to give you an in-depth view of the current energy industry and how rapidly it is … Continue reading

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Storage Changing Paradigms in Electric System Design and Operations

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator   “Building networks to accommodate peak demand – or lulls in supply – requires overbuilding of infrastructure that leads to extra costs and system inefficiencies.” ~ Sam Wilkinson, IHS [1]   As we explored … Continue reading

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Storage in Design of Gas and Electric Systems

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator “Building networks to accommodate peak demand — or lulls in supply — requires overbuilding of infrastructure that leads to extra costs and system inefficiencies.” ~ Sam Wilkinson, IHS [1] A key to efficient … Continue reading

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Demand Side Management Key to California’s Changing Grid

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator The role of demand side management (DSM) programs traditionally has been three-fold: reduce overall usage through energy efficiency (EE) efforts (for example, weatherization or more efficient light bulbs) reduce usage at times of system … Continue reading

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