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Will Entrepreneurs Save Us from Global Climate Change?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and CEO “Producing large-scale, reliable, affordable, and carbon-free energy is one of these key global problems. The swords that cut this Gordian Knot: breakthrough technologies built and deployed by entrepreneurial companies with global scope.” ~ Reid … Continue reading

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Defining the Uses for Electricity Storage

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor “Even without subsidies, certain storage technologies are already cost-competitive with certain conventional alternatives (for example, lithium-ion batteries for certain power grid support applications). Other storage technologies are close to being cost-competitive in … Continue reading

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Will a Gulf in Energy Services Become the Next Digital Divide?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Concerns over the Digital Divide are widespread. As described by Internet World Stats: “The Digital Divide, or the digital split, is a social issue referring to the differing amount of information between … Continue reading

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Demand Response Need Not Cause Customer Pain

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor At least in some parts of the U.S., demand response has been an important factor in energy planning since the 1980s.  When I was an account representative in Northern California in the … Continue reading

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Mexican Natural Gas – The Next Paradigm Buster?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Back when I worked in Calgary in the early 1990s, a consultant’s study made the rounds suggesting that Canadian producers should be alert to a possible competitive threat from the south.  Specifically … Continue reading

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Gas-to-Liquids: What Is It and How May It Change the Natural Gas Marketplace? Part II

by Christina Nagy-McKenna, Enerdynamics Instructor NOTE: In Part I of this article we discussed what GTL is and how it works. Part II looks at where GTL is becoming a major market player as well as if and how GTL … Continue reading

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Gas-to-Liquids: What Is It and How May It Change the Natural Gas Marketplace? Part I

by Christina Nagy-McKenna, Enerdynamics Instructor Gas-to-liquids (GTL) is a technology that chemically converts natural gas to a liquid synthetic fuel that can be used in place of diesel and jet fuels. The process is based on work done by scientists … Continue reading

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