The climate crisis is one of the major challenges our society will tackle in the coming years. According to the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, this situation might cost close to five percent of the global annual GDP. Nevertheless, after 13 years of its publication, recent scientific research shows that […]

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Last Tuesday, an eight-hour blackout hit Baja California Sur, which together with Baja California represent the only regions detached from the National Interconnected System (SIN). In the last two months, additional blackouts took place in Yucatan Peninsula. CFE is planning to add five new power facilities to its fleet to cope with the rising electricity […]

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CENACE last week announced an operational state of emergency on the Yucatan peninsula. Although a day later, the agency clarified that CFE has two transmission lines that could supply additional capacity as a last resort.

AMLO administration officials held another round of talks with Andrés Fusco Clynes, Tamaulipas’ Energy Commissioner, to discuss the latest advancements […]

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In May 2018, the entrant administration published the 2019-2024 National Development Plan. This document positions PEMEX and CFE as the leading axis of the country’s development. Given the reorganization of CFE’s subsidiaries, COFECE warns this modification might represent competition risk for market participants. From the national utility’s side, CFE’s director general announced a bid process […]

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Last week, CFE’s Board of Directors presented the company’s 2018 balance sheet and determined the strategic projects that will be reinforced during this sexennial. The Mexican utility also signed an acceptance certificate with the EPC consortium composed of OHL and SENER to construct a 770MW combined cycle plant. RENGEN offered its in situ generation technology to […]

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Enel Green Power Mexico installs its first bifacial module at the Magdalena II power facility.  This 220MW solar plant is located in Tlaxcala and will supply energy to the Wholesale Electricity Market. According to Enel Director General Paolo Romanacci, the country remains attractive for investment. The Spanish giant, Iberdrola, agrees. It has stated its commitment […]

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Another blackout has hit three states in Southeast Mexico in the past week. The region is connected to the SEN by just one transmission line, threatening the energy system in the event of a failure. Coincidentally, CFE announced an investment of MX$2 billion to strengthen the network, even though two important transmission line auctions have […]

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A “silent wave” is washing over the Mexican energy landscape as high electricity tariffs, rising power demand and a sun-drenched geography make distributed generation an attractive and profitable alternative, says Juan Pablo Robert, Chief Marketing Officer at Enlight.

“People often do not realize how many solar panel installments are in their city; they usually think […]

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