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Where Do the Presidential Candidates Stand on Energy Issues? Part II

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator  Well, the field of presidential candidates shrunk a bit since we posted Part I of this article. With Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropping out of the race, there are three candidates … Continue reading

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Will the Actions of Six Countries Determine the Future of Carbon Emissions?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor  In a 2010 article in Wired Magazine, then Secretary of the Department of Energy Stephen Chu suggested that for the world to make progress on carbon emissions, it was most important to create a … Continue reading

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Midwest States Respond to Change in Electric Deregulation Environment

By Bill Malcolm*, Guest Author Are we beginning to see states backtrack on competitive electric markets, or are we simply in a period of transition? Developments in the complex 15-year history of electric deregulation in states like Ohio continue to unfold.  The … Continue reading

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Why Close a Perfectly Good Nuclear Power Plant?

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Low natural gas prices continue to impact the U.S. electric markets in new and surprising ways.  While teaching a class recently, I was asked why Dominion Resources would be closing its Kewaunee … Continue reading

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Integrating Renewables into the Electric Generation Resource Mix

We recently posted the following graph (of California ISO Hourly Breakdown of Total Production by Resource Type for May 1, 2012) on our Facebook page and asked followers to guess what resource the red section represented: Below is the same … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Electric Generation Mix Adequately Diversified?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor “My own bias is that natural gas, or shale gas, displaces coal. But the best approach is to manage the risks by diversifying. I’ve seen all the cycles up and down and … Continue reading

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Enerdynamics Instructor Examines Post-Nuclear Japan in Series for Solar Today Magazine

Dan Bihn is one of Enerdynamics’ talented instructors who primarily teaches courses relating to renewable energy and the Smart Grid. Dan is currently writing a series of articles on “Post-Nuclear Japan” for Solar Today Magazine. He lived in Japan for seven … Continue reading

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