Tag Archives: GHG

Electrification May Be Key to Saving Utilities and the Environment

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor These are uncertain times for electric utilities. With flat load growth, increasing distributed energy, shrinking value for many large centralized power plants, and discussion around changing business models, electric utility shareholders are … Continue reading

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Halting Fugitive Methane Emissions Is Key to Attaining Natural Gas’ Environmental Benefits

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Natural gas has recently replaced coal-fired generation as the dominant form of generation in the U.S. From the standpoint of power plant emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) this is good news. On … Continue reading

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Update on the Clean Power Plan – What Happens Now?

by Matthew Rose, Director EMI Consulting and Enerdynamics Instructor On Aug. 3, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revised and released its Clean Power Plan. The 1,560-page document lays out reduction targets for power plant carbon emissions. The Plan revision … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Ready for National Greenhouse Gas Regulation?

 by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Flash back eight years ago to 2005.  U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from energy consumption were increasing annually with emissions having grown by almost 20% since 1990. The Bush Administration announced in 2001 … Continue reading

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