From the monthly archives: July 2017

Mexico

Guillermo García Alcocer, CRE’s president commissioner, trusts that the investment that has been already implemented in Mexico, ascending to approximately US$219 billion, will make it harder to revert the energy markets that surged because of the energy reform, no matter the results that may come with the elections or the NAFTA renegotiation coming […]

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Geothermal to go!

On July 28, 2017 By

When we think about geothermal energy, we may imagine big, steamy and noisy plants that expand throughout several hectares. Indeed, geothermal plants are projects like this, which also need big investments and time to be developed.

High costs are involved in geothermal, says Gerardo Hiriart, Director General of Grupo Enal, “a 100MW [geothermal] project can […]

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Mexico

On July 17, the Student Energy Summit 2017 took place in Mérida. This initiative started in 2008 in Canada and its objective is to empower students to generate a positive impact in their communities through renewables.

Vestas will invest MX$1.5 billion on manufacturing facilities to produce blades in Tamaulipas. The factory, to […]

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Mexico

Photo taken from: Bloomberg

The George W. Bush Institute proposed to eliminate all the barriers related to the implementation of energy commerce across the border between the US and Mexico, specially the one related to the need of US’ presidential permission for cross-border infrastructure. The institute pointed out how […]

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Mexico

On July 3 was announced that Generadora Fénix, an association between the Mexican Electrician’s Union and Mota-Engil, would be the seller of the energy produced with the leachate coming from Bordo Poniente. The total of the energy will be sold to Mexico City for public lightning at MX$2.1 per kW/h.

OECD reported that […]

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Electric cars are on the rise, and there is no doubt about it. According to the IEA, the number of new registrations for electric cars worldwide reached 750,000 in 2016. This number represents a growth of 60 percent in registrations compared with 2015.

With sales like these in the electric vehicle sector it is […]

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Following its commitment towards mitigating climate change, Mexico adopted the Green bonds practice, promoted throughout climate change related summits like the COP 21 held in 2015, the Paris Agreement and Hangzhou’s G20 summit, both in 2016.

 

           

 What?

Green bonds are used to finance investments directed towards environmentally-friendly projects. […]

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Mexico

Rotoplas announced, on June 25, its interest in becoming the first company to emit a sustainable bond in the Mexican and Latin American markets. Nevertheless, just one day after this announcement analysts warned of the risky bond, stating that it has not enough warranties.

On the same day, it was announced that […]

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