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Update on Energy Storage

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Earlier this year on Energy Currents we explored how storage is changing paradigms in electricity system design and operations. Given that storage use is evolving rapidly, it is worth a bit more discussion … 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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Why Would a Commercial or Industrial Electric Customer Want a Battery?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor In a recent two-part series of blog posts, we looked at reasons a residential electric consumer would want a home battery. We concluded that in almost all cases, home battery systems don’t currently make sense for … Continue reading

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Why Would Consumers Want a Home Battery? Part II

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Our last post, Part I of Why Would Consumers Want a Home Battery?, we identified four “value adds” that homeowners may find compelling enough to buy and install a cool new battery system like the new Powerwall … Continue reading

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Why Would Consumers Want a Home Battery? Part I

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor At a recent press conference in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Edwin Musk gave a compelling presentation on how Tesla’s new Powerwall home battery system will revolutionize the electric industry.  And you too … Continue reading

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