Mexico has made significant advances in its power infrastructure since the inauguration of its first thermoelectric plant in Leon, Guanajuato in 1879. In this sense, the opening of CFE in 1934 was crucial for the development of the electricity infrastructure as it boosted the expansion of the grid to rural communities, which was not an […]

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The Energy Mexico 2016 Oil Gas Power event took place in Mexico City from January 26-28. We hope you learned as much as we did and were able to enjoy some of the lovely Dutch waffles at our stand in the exhibition room!


In case you missed some of the talks or could not […]

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Watering Down a Crisis

On January 28, 2016 By

From May to October each year, the streets of Mexico City overflow. The heavens open up at precisely 4pm each day and the torrent of water unleashed from the somber sky drenches all in its path, trickling through the fractured concrete and overwhelming the capacity of the drainage systems to form a collection of veritable […]

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The cost of solar power is steadily decreasing, with a recent study conducted by the University of Oxford, UK, claiming that costs of the technology has seen a 10% drop year-on-year since 1980. The study compared three types of power generation – coal, nuclear, and PV. Conversely, the researchers found that “while coal plant […]

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“A sustainable city should offer high quality of life with a minimum environmental impact, and it must have a local government with enough fiscal and administrative capacities to maintain its economic growth and develop its urban functions with the citizens’ involvement.”

Inter-American Development Bank

Currently, Latin America is the […]

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In February, there are high probabilities that Leonardo DiCaprio will finally win the Oscar for best actor performance, but that might not be the greatest achievement of the actor this year. Recently, DiCaprio’s name has been in the spotlight not only because of his latest movie ‘The Revenant’ but also due to his climate change […]

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In a report released by the World Resources Institute, Katherine Ross and Thomas Damassa disseminate the clean energy commitments of eight countries that are responsible for over 65% of the world’s primary energy demand: Brazil, China, the European Union, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, and the US. Mexico’s pledge to increase clean energy participation in […]

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Wind power is clean, economic, safe, abundant, and creates jobs. The few existent drawbacks of using this technology along with its multiple benefits have placed wind power as one of the most popular energy sources worldwide. Mexico started to realize the potential of wind energy after the inauguration of its first wind farm in Oaxaca, […]

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