Tag Archives: Electric Markets

Is the Value of Demand Response Growing or Declining? Depends on Where You Look

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Facilitator and Director at EMI Consulting The value and business rationale for demand response (DR) varies depending on where you look. In certain parts of the country, there seems to be a growing focus on DR; in others, … Continue reading

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Are E-Bay Style Transactions and Blockchains Ready to Transform Electricity Markets?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Over the last 20 years, the electric industry has gradually transitioned how its consumers purchase electric services. Prior to the 1990s, all consumers bought bundled service from their monopoly local utility. Beginning … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Electricity Market Reforms Create New Opportunities

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator In a recent blog post we compared the current deregulation of Mexico’s gas market to the 1990s in the United States. But unlike the U.S., which phased gas and electricity restructuring, Mexico … Continue reading

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Are Capacity Auctions Ensuring Reliability or Just Ensuring Generator Revenues?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Enerdynamics recently developed a course titled ISO Market Basics that teaches electric industry newcomers the basics of the various services bought and sold in ISO markets. One of the key questions addressed … 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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A Look at PJM’s Capacity Auction Results

By Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor Each year, the PJM Interconnection administers the Reliability Pricing Model (RPM) auction to ensure forecast electricity requirements for the PJM system three years in the future with prices established through competitive bidding. The auction reflects pricing from … Continue reading

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Will Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon Displace Your Utility?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor One of the more outspoken and forward-thinking executives in today’s energy industry is NRG Energy’s CEO David Crane.  When recently asked who NRG’s competitors will be in the future, he responded: “If … Continue reading

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