[Marxism] Energy and El Niño, Venezuela and Colombia
schaffer at optonline.net
Thu Nov 12 12:39:09 MST 2009
S. Artesian wrote:
> So Venezuela is losing an excessive amount of transmitted energy, and is
> running up against capacity limitations?
> Yes? No?
yes, and so is at least Brazil, IF the losses are transmission losses
and not "theft". am not yet convinced temperature explains non-theft
losses. according to the IEA data, S. America overall is around the same
efficiency as rest of world. so a contradictory portrait remains until
better data is available. No?
the quote on Seneca mentions installing 45k power measuring devices: not
clear if this is to track down and eliminate transmission losses, or is
neo-liberal/privatized attempt to track down energy "theft".
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