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Applied Optimization book: new and improved!

Last summer, when I was visiting the University of Cambridge to present a seminar, I happened upon the university press bookstore. And what did I find inside? A hardback copy of my 2006 book, Applied Optimization. Even if you are … Continue reading

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New and improved! Intro to Electric Power video course

“Introduction to Electric Power,” Dr. Baldick’s most popular course with attorneys and regulators across the country, is now updated and available on video! No traveling, no missed days of work. You get the same course — all the same materials … Continue reading

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“Intro to Electric Power”: live in Austin, Feb 2014

Good news! I will be teaching “Intro to Electric Power” live in Austin, Texas, over three successive Fridays in February 2014.  You can attend in person, or you can watch via streaming video.  Either way, you’ll able to ask questions … Continue reading

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“Intro to Electric Power” course now available on video

Great news! After 17 years teaching my “Introduction to Electric Power” course for lawyers, regulators, and accountants, I’ve brought it into the virtual world. Used to be, you had to travel to Austin and spent three days with me in … Continue reading

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“Locational Marginal Pricing” Grad Class Now Available Online

Now you can attend my “Locational Marginal Pricing” grad class online. And it’s free! I’ve been teaching courses on locational marginal pricing for 10 years. Locational marginal pricing is now used in all US restructured markets and in New Zealand. … Continue reading

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Australian Visitors

Last weekend, my wife and I hosted Australian energy researchers at our Dancing Red ranch out in Wimberley. Researchers from the University of Queensland and Australian industry were here visiting The University of Texas as part of an exchange program … Continue reading

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You’re Invited! Film & Panel on Future of Electric Cars

 You’re invited! “Revenge of the Electric Car” Join  us for a free film screening followed by a blue-ribbon panel of electric car visionaries and community reception Date:           December 11, 2012 Time:          4 pm Location:   UT Blanton Museum of Art Auditorium … Continue reading

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Austin’s Fuel Cell Hybrid Bus

A few weeks ago, I was commuting using biofuels from my house to the university. In other words, I was walking. I was surprised and pleased to see a very nice-looking bus on the university shuttle route, rather than the … Continue reading

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