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Enerdynamics’ live seminars offer a flexible and highly effective learning experience for groups as small as 10 and as large as 100 or more. Our natural gas and electricity seminars feature in-depth, expert information and analysis on trending topics in today’s energy industry. Led by superior instructors who are industry professionals and skilled communicators, our engaging presentations focus on interactivity, brilliant visuals, and group discussion, and every seminar can be customized with company-specific information and data. Most are taught at a company’s location of choice, but occasionally Enerdynamics hosts select seminars in public venues.

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  • Electricity

    Demand Side Management: Benefits, Program Mechanics, and Economics

    Demand side management (DSM) is rapidly becoming a key mechanism for utilities seeking to manage peak loads without adding generation. Soon, DSM coupled with transactive electric distribution services may provide ongoing opportunities for electric consumers to actively participate in electric markets. Demand Side Management: Benefits, Program Mechanics, and Economics provides an overview of how wholesale and retail DSM programs are planned, designed, implemented, and evaluated, and how these programs interact with the wider electric market. See seminar details

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    Distributed Energy Resources and Microgrids: Applications, Technologies, and Economics

    As distributed energy resources (DER) including load management, generation, storage, and microgrids grow rapidly, utilities are struggling to develop sustainable strategies that integrate them into their physical operations and business models. This seminar explores the characteristics of these technologies and the associated challenges and opportunities. Participants will learn technical, economic, and regulatory details and discover strategies that energy companies and state regulators are taking to optimize use of DER. See seminar details

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    Electric Industry Basics

    The electric industry is a unique and complex mix of business, regulation, and technology. Understanding its language, markets, and operational practices can be overwhelming to those entering the workforce and can take years of on-the-job training. Electric Industry Basics is ideal for those new to the industry as well as those more experienced who seek a thorough overview of the electric industry and how it operates. This course examines electricity's physical system, customers, markets, regulation, and operations, and also explores the future of the electric business based on current trends and forces that are driving industry change.  See seminar details

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    Electric Industry Basics - Condensed version

    The technical, regulatory, and market aspects of the electric industry are highly complex and rapidly changing. This one-day seminar presents a clear and easy-to-understand fundamental overview of this unique business. Whether new to the industry or a veteran who seeks a greater understanding of the electricity business, Electric Industry Basics — Condensed version helps participants make sense of this dynamic industry. See seminar details

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  • Electricity

    Electric System Fundamentals: From Generation to the Meter

    The electric grid continues to evolve with the growth of gas generation, renewables, distributed resources, and storage. A basic understanding of the electric delivery system is essential for all who work in the electric industry especially during this time of technological transformation. Electric System Fundamentals: From Generation to the Meter presents a high-level overview of the electrical system and is ideal for those new to the industry as well as veterans who were never fully exposed to the physical aspects of the electric business. Participants take a guided tour of the electric delivery system as power moves from generation to transmission to distribution and arrives at the customer meter. See seminar details

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    Energy Storage: Applications, Technologies, and Economics

    Electric storage technologies are rapidly advancing, and emerging technologies are being implemented on the transmission and distribution grids. Meanwhile technology companies are pushing customer-side storage and storage coupled with renewable energy while some regulatory bodies have begun to mandate use of storage. Energy Storage: Applications, Technologies, and Economics introduces participants to the various applications that storage can be used for and then explores each storage technology available today with a focus on how the technology works, and its benefits and economics. The seminar also explores the future of storage and how it is changing the design and operation of the electric grid. See seminar details

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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    Gas and Electric Industry Basics

    Given the increasing integration between electricity and natural gas, a comprehensive understanding of the business side of the natural gas and electricity industries is instrumental to success. This two-day seminar presents a fundamental overview of the similarities and differences between these two complex businesses in a clear and understandable manner. Gas and Electric Industry Basics is ideal for those new to the energy industry or veterans seeking a broad understanding of how today's natural gas and electricity businesses operate. See seminar details

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    Gas and Electric Industry Basics - Condensed version

    The gas and electric industries are unique, complex, and increasingly interrelated. This one-day seminar presents a high-level overview of the business of natural gas and electricity. For those new to the energy industry as well as veterans who aren't quite sure how all the pieces fit together, Gas and Electric Industry Basics — Condensed version will help participants understand the basic principles that drive the gas and electric businesses. See seminar details

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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    Gas Fundamentals for Power Markets: Supply, Storage, and Transport

    In recent years, electric systems traditionally dependent on coal power have seen a number of coal units shut down and replaced with natural gas. Unlike coal units that store coal onsite, gas units are dependent on gas pipelines and markets to deliver supply as power plants are dispatched. Yet many individuals involved in the electric industry don't have a basic understanding of how gas systems and markets function and the various tariff rules and gas industry practices that impact gas availability. Gas Fundamentals for Power Markets: Supply, Storage, and Transport provides detailed knowledge that helps participants evaluate what is required for obtaining reliable and cost-effective gas supply and what the factors are that determine when gas is, or is not, available to power generators. See seminar details

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  • Natural Gas

    Gas Industry Basics

    The natural gas industry is unique, fast-paced, and driving an energy revolution. And it has become an increasingly important part of our overall energy supply picture. Gas Industry Basics gives those new and not so new to the industry a solid understanding of natural gas customers, the current supply and demand situation, the physical system, markets, regulation, and business practices. Participants are also introduced to basic industry concepts, acronyms, and technical information that will help them to communicate more effectively in their daily jobs. See seminar details

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    Gas Industry Basics - Condensed version

    The natural gas industry has become an increasingly important part of the overall energy supply picture. This one-day seminar presents a fundamental overview of this critical business in a clear and understandable way. Whether new to the industry or a veteran who was never exposed to the business aspects of natural gas, Gas Industry Overview — Condensed version can help participants to better understand this growing industry. See seminar details

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  • Natural Gas

    Gas System Fundamentals: From Production to the Meter

    Reliable, safe, and cost-effective gas systems are critical to the energy upon which our society depends. Yet many individuals involved in energy don't have a basic technical understanding of how gas systems are designed and function. Gas System Fundamentals: From Production to the Meter provides detailed insight into the components that make up a gas delivery system, how the components work, and how they are combined into functioning systems. See seminar details

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  • Natural Gas

    Gas System Fundamentals: From Production to the Meter - Condensed version

    Natural gas is becoming an increasingly important piece of our overall energy supply both as a consumer fuel and as a fuel for electricity generation. At the same time, issues concerning safety and new infrastructure needs are arising. Gas System Fundamentals: From Production to the Meter — Condensed version presents a high-level overview of the natural gas physical system and is ideal for those new to the industry as well as veterans who were never fully exposed to the physical aspects of the gas business. See seminar details

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  • Natural Gas

    Global LNG Industry Basics and Market Impacts

    Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plays a critical role in natural gas markets in many parts of the world, and with the advent of LNG exports it has the potential to significantly impact North American markets. Global LNG Industry Basics and Market Impacts gives participants an understanding of how the LNG business works and how it impacts natural gas markets in North America and elsewhere in the world. Details include what LNG is and how it works; the LNG supply chain; LNG costs; issues with regulation, safety and security; the dynamics of the LNG marketplace; how LNG impacts domestic gas markets; and a look at the future of the industry. See seminar details

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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    How Your Utility Makes Money

    Unbelievably, most people working at utilities have no idea how their utility makes money. This four-hour course was developed for a utility that was concerned that rate hikes arising from a long-delayed rate case would cause customers to think the utility was making huge profits. The course is customized to a specific utility (we now teach it at five) so participants understand specifics on how their own utility makes money. The target audience is broad and includes field people, managers, administrative assistants, and any others who can benefit from a better understanding of how their utility makes a profit. See seminar details

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  • Electricity

    ISO Market Basics

    Organized electric markets facilitated by ISOs continue to expand and play a critical role in the electric industry. Yet these markets can seem confusing to those new to this area of the business. This seminar clearly explains what ISO markets are, how they work, how they are used by market participants, and the effects of market outcomes. With this knowledge, learners are better prepared for a successful career working for ISOs or organizations involved in ISO markets. See seminar details

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  • Natural Gas

    Natural Gas Liquids Industry Basics

    Natural Gas Liquids are naturally occurring elements found in natural gas that are valuable as separate products and can often drive the economics of gas resource development. Given NGLs' importance, it is surprising that many in the industry don't fully understand NGLs basics and the NGLs value chain. To fully understand the natural gas business, one must understand NGLs as well. Natural Gas Liquids Industry Basics provides participants with insight into what the various NGLs are, how they are produced and delivered to customers, how they are marketed and priced, and how they impact the economics of North American natural gas supply. See seminar details

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  • Natural Gas

    North American Gas Markets: Services, Trading, and Pricing

    Natural gas markets are complex, ever-changing, and increasingly important as natural gas displaces coal in electric generation and is exported as LNG. North American Gas Markets: Services, Trading, and Pricing demystifies the dynamics of natural gas market dynamics. The course covers supply and demand, the role of new production such as shale gas and its effects on exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG), pricing, and how various market participants structure business arrangements and manage risk given these realities. The seminar provides hands-on examples of opportunities and risks in natural gas markets and the ways in which they can be leveraged and managed. See seminar details

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    Renewable Energy: Sources, Technologies, and Economics

    Renewable power is the fastest growing segment in the electric generation industry, and emerging technologies are being developed and implemented at record speed. Moreover, government policy has mandated renewable energy portfolios in more than half of the U.S. states. Renewable Energy: Sources, Technologies, and Economics introduces participants to each renewable generation technology in commercial use today. The seminar also explores how each technology works and its operating characteristics and economics, challenges and solutions for integrating renewables into the physical grid, how government policy and markets are combining for rapid growth in renewables, and a vision of what the future may hold for renewable generation. See seminar details

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  • Natural Gas

    Shale Gas: Economics, Environmental Issues, and Market Impacts

    Shale gas has already dramatically changed the fundamentals of the natural gas, electricity, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) industries and has even changed global politics. But how will shale gas affect your company and your customers? And is the evolution secure enough to bet on natural gas far into the future? Shale Gas: Economics, Environmental Issues, and Market Impacts gives participants the technical, economic, environmental, and market details to help them identify and evaluate shale-related risks and opportunities. See seminar details

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  • Combined Electricity/Natural Gas

    The Future of the Utility: Business Models, Regulation, and Opportunities

    The utility business model, stable for almost a century, is poised for a dramatic reinvention. Rapidly changing technologies including utility-scale solar, roof-top solar, storage, advanced demand response, smart grids, and smart metering combined with rising competition from non-utility service providers are pushing utilities and their regulators to rethink how utilities offer services and make money. This seminar discusses what has changed from a business perspective and explores different visions for how utilities can survive and thrive in a changing world. These insights will prepare participants to be actively involved in decisions that will drive their organization's future. See seminar details

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    Utility Ratemaking and the Evolving Utility Business Model for Executives

    This applied workshop provides a forum for executives to solidify their understanding of ratemaking principles and how they have been applied in your company, and to explore current issues and future opportunities in the ratemaking process. Executives will be exposed to the key principles that regulatory commissions apply when making rate decisions, gain a deep understanding of how key decisions on seemingly arcane rate issues impact company opportunities, explore current critical rate issues from the standpoint of various stakeholders, and become familiar with how ratemaking is evolving in various regulatory jurisdictions. Activities throughout the day will provide the opportunity for participants to discuss key issues and explore possible future strategies and outcomes. See seminar details

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    Wholesale Power Markets: Trading, ISOs, Pricing, and Products

    The importance of wholesale power markets continues to grow, and to truly understand the electric industry one must be conversant with how power markets function. For those who work for or provide services to an organization involved in electric markets, key knowledge includes which services are traded, how bilateral and Independent System Operator (ISO) transactions are completed, how ISO markets operate, how bilateral and locational marginal prices (LMP) are determined, how risk is managed through physical and financial products, and how markets continue to evolve with the growth of renewable and distributed resources. Wholesale Power Markets: Trading, ISOs, Pricing and Products explores each of these key principles. See seminar details

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