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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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Utility Investments in Emerging Technologies May Transform the Traditional Grid

As indicated in a recent survey of more than 400 utility executives, we could see a more rapid transformation of our traditional centralized electric grid than many observers have envisioned. Continue reading

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130 Years after Edison’s First Power Plant, Is Energy Storage Finally a Reality?

by Dan Bihn, Enerdynamics Instructor In 1882, the Edison Illumination Company opened two electric power plants – the famous coal-fired Pearl Street Station in downtown Manhattan and the river-powered Vulcan Street Station near Green Bay, Wis. Thomas Edison faced two of the biggest … Continue reading

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