Category Archives: Electricity

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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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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Utility of the Future: Recent Study’s Six Key Findings

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Electric utilities across the world are working diligently to identify new business models that will provide success in such a future world. Then each must begin the arduous task of implementing the … Continue reading

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Updates Made to Most Popular Online Energy Industry Courses

When you purchase or site license any of Enerdynamics’ online courses you are able to access, without additional fees, the periodic updates made to these courses. Enerdynamics recently updated its two most popular online courses: Gas Industry Overview and Electric Industry Overview (including … Continue reading

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A Typical Day at an ISO (Independent System Operator)

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator To prepare for an operating day, the independent system operator (ISO) must schedule units one day ahead of time to provide supply across the upcoming 24 hours. This is handled by the … Continue reading

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