The deployment of renewable energies has far reaching consequences that go beyond the mitigation of climate change and economic competitiveness. Renewables are altering and lowering market prices for electricity on a global basis, and much of the new capacity has fallen out of the hands of large utilities. The large expanse of market […]

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There is a constant in the electricity industry in the aftermath of the publication of the Law of the Electricity Industry: confusion. Players know there will be clean energy certificates, but they do not know how they work. Likewise, they do not know what criteria will be used when selecting which energy to dispatch. Energy […]

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One of modern society’s most ubiquitous and problematic sources of waste is tires, due their durability, ecologically problematic components, and the large volume produced. It is estimated that 1.5 billion tires are discarded each year worldwide. This shocking figure inspired Victor Pagaza, Director General of a3p to start a business focusing on recycling used tires. […]

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The Mexican government has shown an interest in developing the country’s geothermal resources, and its commitment has been honored, as Round Cero has concluded timely. Mexico has the fourth largest installed capacity for geothermal energy in the world. In fact, CFE has 874MW installed across Baja California, Michoacan, Puebla, and Baja California Sur. The world’s […]

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This article is drawn from the Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2015

Most countries, including Mexico, have concentrated their efforts on increasing power generation, rather than promoting a better use of existing infrastructure through energy efficiency. Raúl Talán Ramírez, Director General of FIDE aims to turn this around by working tirelessly in […]

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Water resources are a major concern in Mexico, as population and economic growth are putting a lot of stress on them. Some regions have presented constant scarcity and others, where water availability was not a problem in the past, have begun to face worrisome scenarios. The situation calls for serious water management strategies and state-of-the-art […]

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This article is drawn from the Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2015

Jesús González Arellano, Advisory Partner, Corporate Government, Risk Management and Sustainability at KPMG

Historically, large corporations have been viewed by the public as mammoths stomping their way to the top, leaving behind large ecological footprints. In recent years corporations have begun to tread […]

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Although the drop in electricity tariffs has been celebrated by industrial users, CFE has not been as excited lately, as its revenues have seen a negative impact. According to the utility company’s financial report for the first trimester of 2015, CFE recorded a 6.2% decrease in its revenues when compared to the same period in […]

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