Together with the rainy season, the Mexican summer has brought a rise in electricity tariffs after 18 months of price drops. Compared with July 2015, electricity costs are expected to rise this month by 2-5% for industrial users, 5-7% for commercial users, and 6.8% for domestic, high consumption users. Enrique Ochoa Reza, Director General of […]

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Barack Obama has distinguished himself from his predecessors by being a strong climate change supporter, committing the US to the ambitious agreements made at COP21 while being an openly renewable energy advocate. South of the border, Enrique Peña Nieto’s government has also taken concrete actions regarding climate change by continuing the work started by Felipe […]

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During June 14-16, Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review visited the Expo Eléctrica Internacional 2016, one of the largest exhibitions in Mexico focusing on the electricity and electronic industries. During the event, we visited the stands of those companies that have collaborated with us in the past, such as Philipps, Cummins, Fluke Dominion, and S&C […]

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In spite of rising negative rhetoric, Mexico and the US continue strengthening the commercial relations they have established in the past decades, particularly after signing the NAFTA. Energy is one of the areas in which both countries seem to share a particular interest, which has been boosted after Mexico decided to liberalize its energy market […]

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In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2016/17,  Richard Wells, President of The Lexington Group, discusses the challenges and opportunities that Mexico faces in terms of sustainability, as well as a potential strategy to increase the country’s economic resilience. 

Q: What would be Mexico’s main challenges and opportunities in […]

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The last Conferences of the Parties held in Paris not only managed to establish an international climate change agreement to keep the globe’s temperature below 2°C, but it also promoted the creation of Mission Innovation, an initiative to double clean energy investments with the purpose of boosting the sector’s deployment. Originally, the initiative was supported […]

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In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2016/17,  Grupo México’s Power Division Director, Adolfo Velasco Batista discusses the interest of Grupo Mexico, one of the largest mining groups in the world, in entering the power sector, as well as the challenges that the company has encountered during this enterprise. 

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December 2015 marked the tenth year of Francisco Salazar’s tenure as President Commissioner of CRE. Salazar completed his second five-year term in the regulatory organ, therefore he had to leave the position. CRE was left without a President Commissioner in January 1, 2016, which created quite some uncertainty and turmoil in the energy industry. For […]

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