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Enerdynamics’ growing library of online natural gas and electricity courses is perfect for companies seeking a highly flexible and cost-effective online training solution for groups of any size – especially those with employees working in multiple offices or different locations. Train your group on electric industry or gas business fundamentals for as little as $30 per employee. Discounts begin with purchases of as few as 10 subscriptions. And you may combine titles to reach each discount level. Enterprise-wide site licenses and custom solutions are also available. For group pricing information, contact us at 866-765-5432 or info@enerdynamics.com.

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The foundation of Enerdynamics’ online curriculum is our full-length courses. Each full-length course focuses on a different area of study – from natural gas markets to fundamentals of the electric system to energy regulation – and each comprises a series of modules that also are sold individually as short courses. These full-length courses can be used as an introduction to the industry or as prerequisites to a variety of corporate training programs.

  • Electricity

    Electric Industry Overview

    Understanding the dynamic and rapidly evolving electricity business begins with a solid foundation in electric industry basics. Electric Industry Overview gives learners a basic understanding of electricity consumers and their needs; the components of the physical electric system and how it's designed to deliver safe and reliable power to consumers; how and why the electric industry is regulated; areas of the electric industry that are competitive and how this affects markets and services offered in them; and how electric markets function. This course is intended for those new to the electric industry or anyone seeking a broader understanding of the electric business. See course details

    Duration: 4.5 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Electricity

    Electric Industry Overview - Canadian version

    Understanding the dynamic and rapidly evolving electricity business begins with a solid foundation in electric industry basics. Electric Industry Overview - Canadian version gives learners a basic understanding of electricity consumers and their needs; the components of the physical electric system and how it's designed to deliver safe and reliable power to consumers; how and why the electric industry is regulated; areas of the electric industry that are competitive and how this affects markets and services offered in them; and how electric markets function. The course expands the U.S. version of Electric Industry Overview to include specific information on Canadian consumers, generation, regulation and deregulation, and markets (examples include data on Canadian electric customers and information on Canadian regulatory structure). This course is intended for those new to the electric industry or anyone seeking a broader understanding of the electric business. See course details

    Duration: 4.5 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Electricity

    Electric Industry Overview - Global version

    Understanding the dynamic and rapidly evolving electricity business begins with a solid foundation in electric industry basics. Electric Industry Overview Global version gives learners a basic understanding of electricity consumers and their needs; the components of the physical electric system and how it's designed to deliver safe and reliable power to consumers; how and why the electric industry is regulated; areas of the electric industry that are competitive and how this affects markets and services offered in them; and how electric markets function. This course is intended for those new to the electric industry or anyone seeking a broader understanding of the electric business. See course details

    Duration: 4.5 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Electricity

    Electric System Fundamentals v2.0

    This course focuses on the physical electrical system and takes you on a tour from the generator to the customer meter. You'll learn common industry jargon and the basic physical laws of electricity, how generators work, which generation types are commonly used and why, how a system of generators is used to serve a customer load curve, the components that make up transmission and distribution systems, how transmission and distribution systems are designed and operated, the different types of service configurations and when they are used, how electricity is metered, and much more. See course details

    Duration: 5 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    Energy Regulation Fundamentals

    Regulation greatly impacts how natural gas and electric utilities can operate, generate revenue, and earn profits. Understanding the basics of energy regulation is essential for those seeking a solid understanding of the energy business. Energy Regulation Fundamentals gives a thorough overview of who the energy regulators are, who regulates what on state versus federal levels, the purpose for energy regulation, how regulatory proceedings work, basics principles of regulation, how deregulation has been implemented, the ratemaking process, and how companies makes money in regulated markets. This course is appropriate for industry newcomers as well as those interested in details on the regulatory process. Version 2.0 See course details

    Duration: 4 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Industry Overview

    A solid understanding of how the natural gas business works is imperative to a successful career in the industry. Gas Industry Overview breaks down the complex natural gas business and looks at natural gas customers and their needs; components of the physical system and how it is designed and operated to safely deliver gas to end users; how and why the gas industry is regulated; areas of the industry that are deregulated and how this affects gas markets and pricing; and how gas markets function and the wholesale and retail services offered in those markets. This course is intended for those new to the industry as well as those with more experience who seek a better understanding of how the natural gas industry actually works. See course details

    Duration: 4 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Industry Overview - Canadian version

    A solid understanding of how the natural gas business works is imperative to a successful career in the industry. Gas Industry Overview breaks down the complex natural gas business and looks at natural gas customers and their needs; components of the physical system and how it is designed and operated to safely deliver gas to end users; how and why the gas industry is regulated; areas of the industry that are deregulated and how this affects gas markets and pricing; and how gas markets function and the wholesale and retail services offered in those markets. This course expands on the U.S. version of Gas Industry Overview to include specific information on Canadian consumers, gas production, regulation, and markets when it differs from the information presented for the United States (examples include data on Canadian gas customers and information on the Canadian regulatory structure). This course is intended for those new to the industry as well as those with more experience who seek a better understanding of how the natural gas industry actually works. See course details

    Duration: 4 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Market Dynamics

    Recent technology developments in natural gas production have profoundly changed North American gas market dynamics. Gas Market Dynamics begins with an overview of today's monopoly and competitive markets found in North America. It also examines the forces that drive supply and demand in gas markets and how they impact prices; the types of gas markets found in North America as well as the specific services that are traded in these markets; and the strategies used by four common market participants to manage risk and maximize earnings. This course is intended for those with a basic understanding of the natural gas business who need more detailed information on how natural gas markets function. See course details

    Duration: 3.5 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    How Utilities Make Money

    A surprising number of utility employees do not understand how their utility makes money. How Utilities Make Money explains the basics in simple and easy-to-understand terms. The course introduces basic financial concepts for a non-regulated company (a lemonade stand) and then compares these concepts to those that apply to a regulated utility. The course also explains the basic concept of utility regulation and why a utility operates under rules different from non-regulated companies. It explains how rates are set such that the utility has the opportunity to collect enough to cover projected expenses as well as a reasonable return on its equity. The course concludes with real world examples of how ultimate results can differ from what was authorized by the regulator. It includes practical examples and exercises to help learners understand basic financial concepts and the unique way in which utilities earn a profit. See course details

    Duration: 2 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Electricity

    ISO Market Basics

    For those in the electric industry who work in a region with an Independent System Operator (ISO), understanding how ISO markets operate can be critical to on-the-job success. ISO Market Basics explains in simplified terms how ISO markets work, how services (capacity, energy, operating reserves, and financial transmission rights) are bought and sold in an ISO, the role of ISOs and various market participants, and the various types of electric markets available to market participants. The course is designed for those with limited knowledge of how ISO markets function. It includes practical examples and exercises to help learners understand how markets are used in real life by various market participants. See course details

    Duration: 2.5 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Electricity

    ISO Market Basics - MISO version

    For those in the electric industry who work in a region with an Independent System Operator (ISO), understanding how ISO markets operate can be critical to on-the-job success. ISO Market Basics — MISO version explains in simplified terms how MISO markets work, how services (capacity, energy, operating reserves, and financial transmission rights) are bought and sold in an ISO, the role of ISOs and various market participants, and the various types of electric markets available to market participants. The course is designed for those with limited knowledge of how MISO markets function. It includes practical examples and exercises to help learners understand how markets are used in real life by various market participants. See course details

    Duration: 2.5 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Electricity

    Renewable Energy Overview

    Technological advancements are rapidly making renewable resources more viable options for electric generation. Renewable Energy Overview explores the primary renewable resources used to generate electricity, the technologies used for each resource, and how each technology actually works. It also examines the key attributes that determine the benefits, costs, and challenges associated with renewable generation technologies and the future potential for each resource. This course is intended for those with limited experience in renewables as well as those with a background in renewable energy who need more details on the various technologies. See course details

    Duration: 4 hrs
    Cost: $295.00
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  • Electricity

    Wholesale Power Markets

    As electric markets become increasingly unbundled, all energy companies depend on services bought and sold in wholesale power markets. Markets have become increasingly important in recent years with the growth of gas-fired generation owned by independent power producers, the increase in renewables, and the expansion of ISO market areas. Unfortunately, the electric business has no uniform way of organizing markets. To fully understand the business, you must not only understand the services and the types of markets they are traded in but also the various ways of organizing markets. See course details

    Duration: 2 hrs 43 mins
    Cost: $295.00
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Short Courses:

Most of the modules included in our full-length courses are also sold individually as short courses. A short course ranges in length from 25 to 75 minutes and focuses on a specific topic. Short courses can easily be incorporated into a company’s online curriculum to offer employees an opportunity to quickly and economically fill in knowledge gaps that may exist in particular subject areas.
  • Electricity

    Basic Concepts of Electricity

    This course explains the basic characteristics of electricity and electric circuits as well as the numerous qualitative and quantitative terms used to describe electricity. This module is also included in the full-length course, Electric System Fundamentals. See course details

    Duration: 50 min
    Cost: $69.00
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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    Basic Concepts of Energy Regulation

    This course introduces the basic concepts of regulation as it applies to the natural gas and electric industries. This module is also included in the full-length course, Energy Regulation Fundamentals. version 2.0 See course details

    Duration: 50 min
    Cost: $69.00
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  • Electricity

    Biopower

    This course addresses how biopower works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of biopower, and the future potential for biopower. See course details

    Duration: 35 min
    Cost: $59.00
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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    Concepts of Natural Gas and Electricity Deregulation

    This course introduces the principles behind deregulation and the key details that must be addressed for deregulation to work effectively. The course looks closely at wholesale and retail markets and examines the key issues affecting the successful transition of regulated markets to competitive markets. This module is also included in the full-length course, Energy Regulation Fundamentals. Version 2.0 See course details

    Duration: 55 min
    Cost: $69.00
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  • Electricity

    Electric Customers

    This course focuses on electricity customers and their needs, and how those needs are satisfied by the energy companies that provide service to them. This module is also included in the full-length course, Electric Industry Overview. See course details

    Duration: 40 min
    Cost: $69.00
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  • Electricity

    Electric Meters and Metering v2.0

    In this course you will become familiar with the various types of meters used throughout the electrical system and the types of data they are designed to measure. See course details

    Duration: 30 min
    Cost: $49.00
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  • Electricity

    Electric Supply and Demand

    This course focuses on the key principles of electric supply and demand and how they affect electric prices. This module also is included in the full-length course, Wholesale Power Markets. See course details

    Duration: 45 mins
    Cost: $79.00
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  • Electricity

    Electric System Operations

    This course provides an overview of the primary functions involved in the operation of an electrical grid. The course includes details on how system operators work with load forecasts, available supply options, requirements for ancillary services, and the capacity of the transmission network to ensure safe and reliable electric supply to end-use customers. The course also addresses how the system is balanced in real time and the steps taken by operators to avoid outages and blackouts. This module is also included in the full-length course, Electric Industry Overview. See course details

    Duration: 30 min
    Cost: $59.00
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  • Electricity

    Electrical Services v2.0

    In this course you will become familiar with the service connection that links the distribution system to the customer's internal electrical wiring. See course details

    Duration: 25 min
    Cost: $39.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Customers

    This course considers the various types of end-use and wholesale natural gas customers, how they use gas, and how their specific needs are met by the energy companies that provide services to them. This module is also included in the full-length course, Gas Industry Overview. See course details

    Duration: 45 min
    Cost: $69.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Market Strategies

    This course focuses on the market strategies used by gas market participants to create earnings while managing physical risk in gas markets. This module is also included in the full-length course, Gas Market Dynamics. See course details

    Duration: 60 min
    Cost: $69.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Market Structures and the Roles of Market Participants

    This course provides an introduction to how gas markets are structured in North America, why they exist, and the roles of various market participants. This module is also included in the full-length course, Gas Market Dynamics. See course details

    Duration: 25 min
    Cost: $39.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Operations

    This course explains how the natural gas physical system is operated, how transactions are scheduled and tracked, and the rules that operators use to ensure safe and reliable operation of the system. This module is also included in the full-length course, Gas Industry Overview. See course details

    Duration: 40 min
    Cost: $59.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Services and Markets

    The focus of this course is North American gas markets and how they function. The course also addresses the various gas services (supply, transport, storage, balancing, hub, and retail services), how they are provided in each market and how contractual arrangements are typically structured. This module is also included in the full-length course, Gas Market Dynamics. See course details

    Duration: 60 min
    Cost: $69.00
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  • Electricity

    Generating Electricity v2.0

    In this course you will become familiar with the various energy sources and technologies used in electricity production, the characteristics and costs of each type of generation currently in use, and how the various generation types are used to serve customer loads. See course details

    Duration: 55 min
    Cost: $79.00
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  • Electricity

    Geothermal Power

    This course addresses how geothermal power works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of geothermal power, and the future potential for geothermal power. See course details

    Duration: 35 min
    Cost: $59.00
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  • Electricity

    How Power Markets Work

    This course focuses on trading arrangements (the set of rules that define how markets are run and services are provided) for each market structure and how services are bought and sold in each. This module also is included in the full-length course, Wholesale Power Markets. See course details

    Duration: 55 mins
    Cost: $79.00
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  • Electricity

    Hydro and Hydrokinetic Power

    This course addresses how hydro and hydrokinetic power works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of hydro and hydrokinetic power, and the future potential for hydro and hydrokinetic power. See course details

    Duration: 40 min
    Cost: $59.00
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  • Electricity

    Power Market Structures and Participants

    This course focuses on the various power market structures in the U.S. and Canada, who the market participants are, and what their roles are. This module also is included in the full-length course, Wholesale Power Markets. See course details

    Duration: 40 mins
    Cost: $79.00
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  • Electricity

    Power Markets and Services

    This course focuses on the services traded in electric markets and the different types of markets used to facilitate this trading. This module also is included in the full-length course, Wholesale Power Markets. See course details

    Duration: 41 mins
    Cost: $79.00
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  • Natural Gas

    Principles of Gas Supply/Demand and Pricing

    This course focuses on the forces that drive supply and demand in natural gas markets and how these forces affect natural gas prices. This module is also included in the full-length course, Gas Market Dynamics. See course details

    Duration: 60 min
    Cost: $79.00
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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    Regulatory Proceedings

    This course explains key types of proceedings used to set regulations, how the proceedings are initiated, and the process they follow. This module is also included in the full-length course, Energy Regulation Fundamentals. Version 2.0 See course details

    Duration: 35 min
    Cost: $59.00
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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    Revenue Requirements and Ratemaking

    This course addresses the key concept of the revenue requirement and the three types of ratemaking: cost-of-service, incentive, and market-based. This module is also included in the full-length course, Energy Regulation Fundamentals. Version 2.0 See course details

    Duration: 75 min
    Cost: $79.00
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  • Electricity

    Solar Power

    This course addresses how solar power works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of solar power, and the future potential for solar power. See course details

    Duration: 45 min
    Cost: $49.00
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  • Electricity

    The Electric Delivery System

    This course provides an introductory overview of the components and functions of the three sectors of the electric delivery system: generation, transmission, and distribution. This module is also included in the full-length course, Electric Industry Overview. See course details

    Duration: 53 min
    Cost: $79.00
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  • Electricity

    The Electrical Distribution System v2.0

    In this course you will become familiar with the components of the distribution system and the way in which the system delivers power to end-use customers. See course details

    Duration: 35 min
    Cost: $49.00
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  • Electricity

    The Electrical Transmission System v2.0

    In this course you will become familiar with the components of the transmission system and the way in which the system is operated in both regulated and competitive markets. See course details

    Duration: 30 min
    Cost: $49.00
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  • Natural Gas

    The Gas Delivery System

    This course provides an introductory overview of the components and functions of the three sectors of the natural gas delivery system: production, transmission and distribution. This module is also included in the full-length course, Gas Industry Overview. See course details

    Duration: 35 min
    Cost: $59.00
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  • Electricity

    Wind Power

    This course addresses how wind power works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of wind power, and the future potential for wind power. See course details

    Duration: 25 min
    Cost: $39.00
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