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Fundamentals Rule Natural Gas Pricing, Part II

by Belinda Petty, Enerdynamics Instructor Last week’s blog post discussed how and why fundamentals rule natural gas pricing. Following up on that discussion, here are a few examples of events or scenarios that in recent years have been game-changing on both … Continue reading

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Germany’s Energiewende – Transformation by Government Policy or Utility Business Imperatives?

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Throughout most of the world, Germany is known for its business-oriented practicality and adherence to fiscally conservative policies. Germany’s leader, Angela Merkel, is dubbed throughout Europe as Germany’s “Iron Lady” or Mrs. Nein for her … Continue reading

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Electricity Holds the Key to U.S. Energy’s Future

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor As we enter 2013, it is clear that  electricity is becoming the dominant form of energy that will drive society’s  future. Exxon forecasts that between now  and 2040, electricity will account for … Continue reading

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Is Europe Still Leading the Charge on Renewables?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor For most of the 30 years I have spent working in the energy industry, renewables have been viewed as an interesting yet impracticable source of electricity except in a few unique circumstances. … Continue reading

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Are Renewables Vital to Our Nation’s Security?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor In the hallways, offices and hearing rooms of energy policy makers the debate goes on. Are renewables just a fashionable trend that we as a nation can’t afford to spend our time … Continue reading

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Why Bill Gates Still Believes in Nuclear Power

Image via Wikipedia by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Nuclear, once the bane of environmentalists, found more and more acceptance as concerns over global warming shifted from radiation to greenhouse gas emissions.  Some environmentalists spoke in favor of … Continue reading

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