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Gas and Electric Industries Seek a Happy Codependence, Part I

by Bill Malcolm, guest author “Gas is from Venus, electricity is from Mars,” quipped Sue Kelly of the American Public Power Association to me in July at the NARUC Conference in Denver. In a nutshell, this summarizes the complex challenge of helping … Continue reading

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Infographic Helps Demonstrate U.S. Electricity Flow from Source to Use

By John Ferrare, Enerdynamics CEO Let’s face it: sifting through data doesn’t typically excite the senses. But for those in the rapidly changing electricity business, understanding the meaning behind industry data is often essential to our jobs. Here at Enerdynamics we … Continue reading

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Does Locational Marginal Pricing Matter to Customers?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor A number of years ago, I was teaching our Electric Market Dynamics course in New York City when a developer new to the power plant business described a project he was going to … Continue reading

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How will utilities cope with shrinking electric demand growth? Part II

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor In last week’s post and Part I of this discussion, I examined the situation that electric utilities are facing as electric demand requirements across the country have steadily declined over recent decades. So what does … Continue reading

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How will utilities cope with shrinking electric demand growth? Part I

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor The electric industry has long been blessed with electricity demand growth. Starting back in the 1950s, the industry benefited from the growing penetration of electric technologies such as air conditioning and various appliances. The commercial market … Continue reading

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Should Utilities Consider Small Modular Nuclear Reactors?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor President Obama has announced that the EPA will move forward with developing greenhouse gas regulation for existing power plants, with a goal of implementing regulations by mid-2014.  Natural gas prices have risen 42% … Continue reading

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Gas Industry Overview is Enerdynamics’ latest online course to benefit from update and revamp

By John Ferrare, Enerdynamics CEO Enerdynamics recently released an updated version of its popular online course Gas Industry Overview. I’m often asked about how we handle updates to our online curriculum. Following is a brief discussion on the behind-the-scenes process of ensuring … Continue reading

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