Second 45 EWPC Blog Articles

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This collection of the links, date/time stamp, and introductory words of the second 45 EWPC Blog articles (46-90) is available as an alternative source to the EWPC Blog. I believe that every article can be though of as a holographic image from a different perspective of the whole EWPC market architecture and design paradigm shift.

90 Uncertain Generation is Here to Stay
Posted At : February 11, 2008 3:28 PM

The discussion with Edward Bair in the EWPC article Two More Lessons from Denmark’s Wind Story ended with the statement “The third lesson is, thanks God, that uncertain generation (wind, solar, etc.) is here to stay!”

89 The Smart Grid Transportation Utility
Posted At : February 4, 2008 9:04 AM

Dramatic and radical change is coming to the electric utility industry as the utility itself evolves to the smart transportation grid, under a complete rethinking of the electric industry. Front and...

88 Two More Lessons from Denmark’s Wind Story
Posted At : February 3, 2008 3:53 PM

The Denmark Challenge - Lessons From an Emerging Wind Power - The people of Denmark have a story to tell in their own Nordic unassuming way. You hear it from quietly proud Per Volund, an engineer, as...

87 Value Creation for the Customers
Posted At : January 30, 2008 12:55 PM

To end value destruction at the interface between the utility grid and the utility enterprise and at the interface between transmission and distribution, a shift from financial to production capital...

86 Innovation and Risk Taking in the Power Industry
Posted At : January 25, 2008 9:58 AM

Open Transmission Access was a great mistake made at the outset of restructuring to preserve utilities rights. To introduce innovation, risk taking and create value for the customers, transmission m...

85 The End of Electric Monopoly Retail
Posted At : January 24, 2008 3:15 PM

By José Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio, Ph.D. Systemic Consultant: Electricity Copyright © 2008 José Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio. All rights reserved. No part of this article m...

84 PCT One of Many Business Model Innovations
Posted At : January 20, 2008 1:23 PM

California panel removes proposed mandate for utility-controlled thermostats - Bowing to public pressure, the California Energy Commission has removed its proposed mandate for utility-controlled therm...

83 Creative Destruction of the Old Electric Paradigm
Posted At : January 13, 2008 12:16 PM

The economic theory of creative destruction is the key force to the destruction of the vertically integrated industry and the emergence of a new paradigm of global or universal electric service. Com...

82 Vertical Integration/Deregulation Debate vs. EWPC Generative Dialogue
Posted At : January 12, 2008 11:52 AM

Thanks Bob, I know that I will not be able to convince anyone that has its own agenda. That is not my intention. I will only respond to clarify what I meant. Adding only that EWPC is about one...

81 Global Electric Service Shared Vision
Posted At : January 9, 2008 12:17 PM

By extending the suggestion of Martin Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief, EnergyBiz Magazine, a global electric service shared vision is needed. Such shared vision is open to gain a foothold for company vs....

80 A Global Standard Market Architecture and Design
Posted At : January 6, 2008 11:46 AM

One of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India or China) is poised to be the enabler of a global Standard Market Architecture and Design, if U.S. companies decide to stay behind by keeping in plac...

79 Power System Operation Stocks and Flows
Posted At : January 4, 2008 9:07 AM

An important discovery about the non-trivial aspects of power system planning, operation and control is in the making, under a generative dialogue. Resources are needed to develop an update of Jason...

78 Nanosolar Breakthrough and the Old Paradigm
Posted At : December 19, 2007 12:52 PM

Nanosolar has made great progress as it has faced and apparently surpassed many barriers so far. However, they are still facing the most important barrier, which is the old electric power paradigm...

77 Making Electricity a Commodity
Posted At : December 17, 2007 2:01 PM

To make electricity a commodity, a proper market architecture and design has emerged in the last two years, as the electricity without price controls (EWPC) paradigm. The structural flaws in the cur...

76 Market Research Doesn’t Work Yet for Demand Integration
Posted At : December 15, 2007 7:42 AM

Demand integration is a discontinuous innovation and the reason why the responses of customers are way off with respect to the non-trivial concept of demand response. Politics should NOT continue to...

75 To BE or NOT to BE Smart Metering
Posted At : December 13, 2007 9:04 AM

The lack of a consistent market architecture and design paradigm shift creates a Babel Tower in Ontario. There is a need to consider the whole power industry and not isolated incremental shifts maki...

74 Demand Integration is NOT the Province of Politics.
Posted At : December 6, 2007 1:43 PM

Demand integration and system reliability are not the provinces of politics, but of engineering systems and competition. FERC’s demand response staff assessment begs the question of a properly...

73 Ohio Should Focus on EWPC
Posted At : November 29, 2007 7:44 PM

First Energy Corp. entered into a contradiction by handing a letter signed by prominent economists to show they believe in competitive markets. The contradiction is that the economists...

72 Does EWPC have a “Bystander Problem”?
Posted At : November 22, 2007 2:47 PM

Believe it or not, EWPC is about teaching leadership. As “human beings are a lot more sensitive to their environment than they may seem,” I would like to learn from the bystanders whethe...

71 EEI-ting Your Own Lunch
Posted At : November 22, 2007 1:12 PM

Edison Electric Institute members have empowered the government to take control of the power industry. They should stop dreaming, work hard to ban regulation and to let the market decide by followin...

70 Increased Sense of Urgency of EWPC
Posted At : November 20, 2007 12:38 PM

EWPC sense of urgency is reinforced. As the market architecture and design breakthrough paradigm, EWPC will enable the possibility to a superior development path for the power industry. However, put...

69 EEI California Dreamin’
Posted At : November 19, 2007 3:05 PM

The U.S. power industry is dreaming that it is safe, when in fact the leaves are brown and the sky is gray as the industry is in the NO PROFIT ZONE. To get it safe and warm into the PROFIT ZONE, EEI...

68 EWPC is NOT the Ontario Model Either
Posted At : November 18, 2007 7:36 PM

Just as EWPC is not the UK Model, it is not the Ontario market model either. However, probably with a hidden purpose, Mr. G keeps confusing the de-regulation market model of Ontario with the EWPC ma...

67 To EEI: “Let's Ban Regulation,” Starting in Ohio
Posted At : November 17, 2007 12:24 PM

Should we ban regulation? YES! Go for a paradigm shift to “moving energy” with the EWPC winning market architecture and design breakthrough. The next opportunity then is in Ohio. Now we...

66 We Need Demand Elasticity
Posted At : November 16, 2007 7:05 PM

Say fuel oil increase from $90 to $100 per Barril. 11% increase. What could one expect. The problem with deregulation is that fuel prices are amplified into electricity prices. Expect more than 11% i...

65 EWPC is NOT the UK Model
Posted At : November 15, 2007 8:38 PM

In EWPC there are 8 possible End-State (UK was developed on 4), only one of which is the generic market model paradigm: retail competition with active demand (UK had no active demand) and ultraquali...

64 A New Response to Adrian Lloyd
Posted At : November 15, 2007 3:01 PM

Adrian Lloyd’s is happy to listen. His opinions, which he may change, as he is a well versed and important person, are responded below. This is how EWPC completes the answers Adrian Lloyd c...

63 Financing and Developing Uncertain Generation
Posted At : November 15, 2007 2:33 PM

Another partial response to respond to Adrian Lloyd in this upgrade to Nov. 15, 2007, most viewed article. EWPC is the answer to the difficult question on how to finance and develop uncertain genera...

62 Integrating Uncertain Generation to the Grid
Posted At : November 15, 2007 1:09 PM

As a partial response to Adrain Lloyd, the article Wind Integration: An Emerging Paradigm, can be paraphrased almost entirely by interchanging “wind” with “UG (uncertain generation...

61 Storage is Ready to Cross the Chasm
Posted At : November 14, 2007 11:56 AM

As experienced in the Dominican Republic, the disruptive technology of distributed storage has been ready for prime time for quite some time, lacking a shift to the EWPC paradigm. The reason it has...

60 K2007 Retailers’ Enterprise Solutions
Posted At : November 13, 2007 7:01 PM

An affordable model for retailers’ enterprise solutions business model innovations, based on Free Open Source Solutions, is reported by Bill Opalka at Knowledge 2007. The model suggests how th...

59 Let the Innovations Locate the Smarts
Posted At : November 13, 2007 9:36 AM

An effective smart metering system should develop under competition of business models for several market segments of the power industry. Innovations should be the jury. Let the Innovations Locat...

58 Disintegrating the Grid and Retail Worlds
Posted At : November 12, 2007 3:51 PM

Instead of trying to integrate the grid and the retail sides of the utilities, CIOs should take the results of an essential system analysis that supports the EWPC market architecture and design brea...

57 The EWPC Textbook
Posted At : November 12, 2007 9:04 AM

A textbook on electricity without price controls (EWPC) has been in the making for quite some time. The textbook will answer the paradox, “How much system reliability can you afford?” by...
56 Friendly Comments on Deregulation Update
Posted At : November 10, 2007 10:16 AM

This is an update of Some Friendly Comments on True Electric Deregulation Part 4, posted on Tuesday, December 27, 2005, on the BMH blog. The update is in square "[" "]" brackets,...

55 “Let the Market Decide” in Ohio
Posted At : November 9, 2007 6:29 PM

By endorsing the EWPC market architecture and design breakthrough paradigm shift, the EEI will tell Ohio’s policymakers that energy efficiency is the cheapest, quickest, and cleanest resource...

54 The BOTH/AND Assumption of EWPC
Posted At : November 9, 2007 8:42 AM
By using both the smart grid and distributed resources, EWPC will produce reliable electricity at affordable costs, just like Toyota does with cars. The BOTH/AND Assumption of EWPC By Jos&eacu...

53 The Lecture on EWPC Re-Regulation
Posted At : November 8, 2007 8:33 AM

The new lecture on the power industry is about EWPC re-regulation. With the same old lecture, Professor Banks is correct that E1R2 deregulation is a failure. Dear Prof. Banks, Mr. Somsel and ot...

52 Let EWPC Come to Fruition
Posted At : November 7, 2007 2:08 PM

As ‘the heat of combat is over, and a decision’ about EWPC can now be reached, ‘all the bitterness disappears, and people work hard to bring’ EWPC ‘to fruition in the b...

51 EWPC As The New Internet
Posted At : November 6, 2007 10:54 AM

EWPC is sufficiently flexible to enable a transformation ot the electric power industry into the new internet. EWPC As The New Internet By José Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio, Ph.D. Sy...

50 The "Continuity" Scenario is Gone
Posted At : November 5, 2007 2:57 PM

The future of the power industry is now restricted to the "Tough Times" and "Rising Expectations" scenarios of Deloitte Research, as the "Continuity" scenario is no longe...

49 Positive Returns under EWPC
Posted At : November 3, 2007 10:18 AM

Positive returns in the power industry that existed under vertical integration are now gone. New positive returns will come from business model innovations of retailers’ enterprise solutions t...
48 A New Mistaken Experiment
Posted At : November 2, 2007 1:57 PM

As there are Only Two Stable Paradigms, the electricity-regulation bill approved by Ohio’s Senate is just a new mistaken experiment under economic first, reliability second, tinkering. Mr....

47 Can We Concentrate on Results?
Posted At : November 2, 2007 10:26 AM

Can we concentrate on results? I would say YES, as the knowledge required to decide that the decade old debate between great scams and the apparently lesser and more familiar customer wallet cleanin...

46 Customer Wallet Cleaning Problem and Solution
Posted At : November 1, 2007 9:55 AM
The vertically integrated utilities paradigm has been in a NO PROFIT ZONE for quite some time, letting utilities make a profit under regulation only by the “consumer having his wallet cleaned...

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