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Do Your Employees Understand Wholesale Power Markets?

by Enerdynamics Staff Do your employees understand the electric services that are bought and sold in wholesale markets? Do they know which services are traded in bilateral, exchange, and centralized ISO markets? Can they explain to coworkers and customers how these … Continue reading

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Will Federal Government Enable Large Transmission Projects?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator As our nation’s generation mix continues to evolve from one based on thermal fossil fuel baseload units to one based more on variable renewable generation and natural gas turbines, the role of … Continue reading

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Key Trends in the Electric Industry in 2016, Part II

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor As we settle in to 2016, it seems the months ahead will be pivotal for the electric industry and particularly utilities. Last week we discussed two industry trends that we predict will  gain steam … Continue reading

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Lucrative Retirement Plan Includes Solar Energy

The following post is courtesy of Clean Energy Collective and provides a unique angle to investing in solar energy. By Emily Hois, Clean Energy Collective Today’s life expectancy in America is eight years longer than it was in 1970. That’s eight … Continue reading

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Electric Industry Seeks Balance between Distributed Generation and the Traditional Grid

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics’ Instructor The industry “topic du jour” in 2013 was that utilities are facing dramatic and potentially disastrous changes to their business. These revelations could be traced to the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) assertion that various “disruptive … Continue reading

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Drop in Electric Demand and Spike in Rates an Ignored Issue in the Midwest

By Bill Malcolm, guest author When EPA announced new emissions regulations affecting coal power plants, some in the industry predicted resulting power outages. But as coal retirements occur, the situation looks much less dire. Initial 8,500 MW power shortfall predictions … Continue reading

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Why the Only Super Bowl Outage Was the Broncos’ Play

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Flash back to one year ago and many post-Super Bowl articles started like this one from CBS: “A power outage at the Super Bowl put the nation’s biggest sporting event on hold for … Continue reading

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