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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.

Our Blog Has Moved!!

Attention Energy Currents readers! Beginning in January 2018 we have moved our blog content to fully integrate with our website. For all new posts, please go to: http://www.enerdynamics.com/Energy-Currents_Blog/Default.aspx. Feel free to browse the extensive archives here on this site…we have more than … Continue reading

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Low Costs Continue to Drive Growth of Renewables

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently reported that in the last four years, over half of the new utility-scale generation capacity in the U.S. has come from renewable technologies: Source: EIA Today … Continue reading

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ComEd Chicago – Building a Future Grid Under Performance-based Rates

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator As low load growth, increasing renewable generation, closing of traditional baseload fossil fuel plants, growth of distributed resources, and decreasing cost of storage have all become a reality, energy utilities are forced to … Continue reading

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What Could Change the Future of U.S. Natural Gas Demand?

Robust supply delivered by shale gas has driven down prices, and projections tell us we can expect this robust supply to last well into the future. But it appears that U.S. domestic gas demand may not have much more room for growth. For now, the great hope for the gas industry appears to be growth in exports. Continue reading

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A Look at Blockchain Technology and Electric Trading

Some believe that blockchain technology is key to allowing parties in an electric transaction to transact directly – no central intermediaries required. Continue reading

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Environmentally Beneficial Electrification May Save Electric Utilities From the Death Spiral

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Some electric industry observers suggest that utilities will never again see steady electric load growth. Jim Rogers, the former CEO of Duke Energy has been quoted as saying: “I think the demand for … Continue reading

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LNG Dawns on the High Seas

In the 1920s, cruise ships made a leap in transportation fuel from coal to heavy fuel oil. Since that time, the industry has vastly expanded with luxury liners sailing on nearly every ocean while pampering passengers with well-appointed rooms, fine … Continue reading

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