In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, Sebastián and Joaquín Leal and Javier Garza, founding partners of SUMEX talk about their ambitions and strategies to break ground as the first qualified supplier obtaining CENACE’s permits to operate in the Mexican wholesale electricity market.
Q: What motivated you to open […]Continue Reading →
The publication of the preliminary interconnection manual for distributed generation (DG) systems released in September has raised concerns in the solar energy industry as the government communicated its intentions to shift from net-metering to a net-billing system.
The penetration of DG systems – those with under 0.5 MW capacity – in the residential, commercial […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, Pedro Berriel, Director General of Power Electronics Mexico, explains the technical challenges that solar energy developers are facing in Mexico as well as the company’s role in developing innovative products for the solar and oil and gas industries.
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The results of CENACE’s first long-term power auction surprised the world in March by obtaining record prices per megawatt-hour of solar energy (US$45.15/MWh). Now Mexico has set a new standard by reaching an average price of US$33.47 per megawatt-hour of clean energy, 30 percent lower than in the first auction.
The second power auction […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, José Morales, Director General of Grupo MD, discusses his company’s intentions to become an electricity marketer (comercializador no suministrador) taking advantage of the new opportunities opened by the reform for energy SMEs with a broad network of customers.
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The market had been waiting for CFE to define the heads of its subsidiaries and branches since the state-owned company announced its vertical separation into nine subsidiaries and two branch companies in March. The suspense finally ended on September 20 when CFE’s Director General, Jaime Hernández, published the names of the new companies’ directors. All […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, Santiago Quintal, General Manager of Provoltaje (Chint Mexico), speaks about the company’s ambitions and the added value its wide portfolio brings to the Mexican market.
Q: What attracted Chint to open a subsidiary in Mexico and what will be your strategy to position […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, Guillermo García Alcocer, Chairman of CRE, shares the commission’s advances towards creating a strong natural gas market and discusses some of the challenges that still lay ahead.
Q: What are the main pillars of the legacy left by former President Commissioner, Francisco Salazar, […]Continue Reading →