Tag Archives: Renewables

Low Costs Continue to Drive Growth of Renewables

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently reported that in the last four years, over half of the new utility-scale generation capacity in the U.S. has come from renewable technologies: Source: EIA Today … Continue reading

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What You Thought You Knew About the Electricity Business May Not Be True

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor  The electric utility system has been relatively stable for a long time – longer than the careers of even the oldest in the business. That means it is easy to think that once … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Barriers to Rooftop Solar

The following post is courtesy of Clean Energy Collective By Emily Hois, Clean Energy Collective The dramatic decline in the cost of solar energy, combined with a greater understanding of its financial benefits have made rooftop solar more appealing to homeowners … Continue reading

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Lucrative Retirement Plan Includes Solar Energy

The following post is courtesy of Clean Energy Collective and provides a unique angle to investing in solar energy. By Emily Hois, Clean Energy Collective Today’s life expectancy in America is eight years longer than it was in 1970. That’s eight … Continue reading

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Will Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon Displace Your Utility?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor One of the more outspoken and forward-thinking executives in today’s energy industry is NRG Energy’s CEO David Crane.  When recently asked who NRG’s competitors will be in the future, he responded: “If … Continue reading

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Is Solar Power (Once Again) Really On Its Death Bed?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor To hear some folks talk, solar power is a dying industry.  We’ve seen this story before, they say: Remember the Jimmy Carter administration?  And how Ronald Reagan took the solar panels off … Continue reading

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Is Offshore Wind Power a U.S. Reality?

by Dan Bihn, Enerdynamics Instructor Note: This blog post is an excerpt from an article recently featured in our Q2 2012 issue of Energy Insider. To read the full article, click here. Today wind turbines generate about 3% of electricity … Continue reading

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