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Under the article Rajoy promises consumers won’t see “unjustified” electricity rate rises, published in the English edition of El País, I posted the following comment:
Rajoy's promises are a new chapter in a story that repeat itself as another step of what Jim Collins and his research team call the Doom Loop in their book "Good to Great: Why some companies make the leap... and others don't." After being aware that the crisis was a worldwide systemic crisis of the electric power industry, as documented, for example, in the comment Great electric service only today I got the inside to explain it in simple ways. 
 
In countries like the Dominican Republic, Argentina, India, the contagion effects of the systemic crisis of the electric sector are visible. However, the Doom Loop effects are still hidden in all other countries by the lack of transparency of the pricing system. The opposite of the Good to Great Doom Loop that lead to Great electric service is the Flywheel effect necessary to make the leap. The reason why I can make those assertions can be found through the post EWPC Blog access to over 300 entries and over 900 comments have resulted in over 850,000 total views.

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member photo Under the article "Electricity companies hit back in war of words over wholesale auction ( http://elpais.com/elpais/2013/12/22/inenglish/1387... )," also published in the English version of El País, I added the following comment:

The result of the auction is not the fundamental problem. That result, which could be perfectly legal, is just a symptom of the underlying problem, which is a systemic crisis of global wholesale "organized" markets. Please take a look at the post Lack of systemic leverage in the global electric power industry is due to the "Doom Loop" http://cort.as/7870

José Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio, PhD.
Consulting engineer on electric sector systems architecting.
# Posted By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio | 12/22/13 12:32 PM | Report This Comment as Foul/Inappropriate
member photo Under the El Pais article, corruptioniscancer wrote the second comment:

Perhaps the government can explain to us again why they have made it so difficult for us if we want to put solar panels on our roofs and how dependency on the big three is in our interests because I'm baffled.
# Posted By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio | 12/24/13 2:52 PM | Report This Comment as Foul/Inappropriate
member photo This was my response:

The problem is no just addressed by eliminating corruption. This is a wicked problem which gets worse as it invites corruption. There is no cause and effect explanation available for wicked or systemic problems, because cause and effect are not closed in time and space. They way to address such problems is through systems architecting, which is what I tried to explain through the introdution of my first comment. José Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio, PhD. Consulting engineer on electric sector systems architecting.
# Posted By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio | 12/24/13 2:53 PM | Report This Comment as Foul/Inappropriate
member photo Under the article "The shocking price of Spanish electricity ( http://bit.ly/319GMH )," also published by El Pais, I posted the following comment:

Yes "it is hard to point the finger at any single culprit for the mess the sector is in." It is a systemic crisis, where cause and effect are by definition not close in time and space. That's the kind of explanation I tried to introduced in the post Lack of systemic leverage in the global electric power industry is due to the "Doom Loop" http://cort.as/7870
# Posted By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio | 1/5/14 2:51 PM | Report This Comment as Foul/Inappropriate
 
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