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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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Electric Vehicles May Be Key to Utilities’ Load Growth

by┬áBob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Just over a year ago, penetration of electric vehicles was miniscule compared to the more than 226 million registered vehicles in the U.S. But, as we noted in our Q1 2015 issue of … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency Among Factors Contributing to the Nation’s Stagnant Electric Load

The U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) has increased 9% since 2008, yet electricity use has not increased at all. What is causing such stagnation and what might a lack of load growth mean for the future of the utility as we know it? Continue reading

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