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Gas and Electric Industries Seek a Happy Codependence, Part II

by Bill Malcolm, guest author In last week’s post we introduced the discussion on how the gas and electric industries are seeking ways to better coordinate the way the two industries operate. This is especially important as gas-fired electric generation is … 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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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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Energy Companies Using ‘Executive Forums’ to Effectively Train Employees

By John Ferrare, Enerdynamics CEO A new offering by Enerdynamics that’s really taken off this past year is the executive forum. We’ve done four of these in the past year, and each one has been tremendously successful. While not exclusive to executives, the idea … Continue reading

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Renewables Drive Western Electricity Markets to Real-time Competition

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Quietly, but seemingly inexorably, U.S. wholesale markets continue to march toward higher levels of competition. Later this year, Entergy will bring its 35,000 MW of load into the Midwest ISO (MISO).  And … Continue reading

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Renewables Development in the Emerging World May Lead to a New Energy Paradigm

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Do a Google search for renewable power and you will find thousands of links to sites covering renewable power development in the U.S. and in Europe. But outside of China and maybe … Continue reading

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Enerdynamics Announces 2013 Schedule of Public Seminars for Energy Professionals

Enerdynamics is proud to announce its line-up  of 2013 public seminars aimed at helping energy industry professionals enhance  their knowledge of the business aspects of electricity and natural gas. Our  skilled instructors – each a subject matter expert in the … Continue reading

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How Did U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hit a 20-year Low?

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Over the last 10 years, we have seen arguments ebb and flow over greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. Not too long ago, federal legislation limiting carbon emissions seemed imminent. Then the … Continue reading

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Electric Business Understanding: Your Questions Answered

By John Ferrare, Enerdynamics’ CEO Electric Business Understanding is undoubtedly Enerdynamics’ most popular instructor-led course. (We also offer a similar seminar for natural gas called Gas Business Understanding and another that combines both industries called Gas and Electric Business Understanding). … Continue reading

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