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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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From Where Will the Next Wave of Energy Research and Development Come?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Energy is fundamental to modern life. Yet according to the International Energy Agency, more than 1.2 billion people live without access to electricity, and more than 2.7 billion are without clean cooking … Continue reading

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A New Workforce Will Drive Energy’s Future

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Not too long ago, utility workers were overwhelmingly male and white, and they tended to stay at the same utility for decades of employment. Now studies show that in most utilities, as much … Continue reading

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Key Trends in the Electric Industry in 2016, Part I

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor In future years, we likely will look back on 2016 as a transformational year in the electric industry. This week and next we will examine key trends that in the coming year may … Continue reading

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Southern Company/AGL Merger Reflects Trends in the Utility Business

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor On August 24, 2015, Southern Company and AGL Resources announced a planned merger whereby AGL will become a new wholly owned subsidiary of Southern. The merger, if approved by regulators, will create … Continue reading

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Gas Industry Must Make Changes to Reliably Serve the Electric Industry

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor  The natural gas industry is on a long run of increasing sales to electric generators. Beginning with a wave of gas combined-cycle power plants built in the mid-1990s, gas usage by electric generators … Continue reading

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Must Indiana Learn to Live with No Growth in Electric Demand?

By Bill Malcolm, guest author For the first time in the state’s history, Indiana electricity demand for the next 20 years is expected to be flat. This is the finding of a recent forecast of Indiana electricity supply and demand prepared … Continue reading

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