From the monthly archives: February 2019

This past weekend, the AMLO administration executed the public consultation that settled the fate of Huexca’s thermoelectric plant. With the participation of 53,532 voters from Puebla, Morelos and Tlaxcala states, the project was approved by a majority of 59.5 percent. President López Obrador has previously said that this facility could power the whole state. But […]

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This past week in energy was marked by a gathering of industry leaders’ at the Mexico Energy Forum, which took place on Wednesday at the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel in Mexico City. From Abel Hibert discussing the administration’s plans to comply with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to CRE officers assuring that the industry has […]

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Citibanamex is the Mexican subsidiary of Citigroup, an American multinational investment banking and financial services corporation. It has about 200 million customer accounts and is present in 160 countries. Mexico Energy Review 2019 sat down with Salomón Amkie, Vice President, Head of Power and Utilities to get his take on the ever-evolving energy landscape.

 

Q: […]

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Mexico needs greater energy efficiency, according to the panelists who participated in the closing panel of the Mexico Energy Forum held at the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel in Mexico City this Wednesday. “Energy efficiency guarantees energy security in the country since the distribution network is saturated, which makes it difficult to guarantee supply,” said Francis […]

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Dissipating lingering fears, current and former CRE officers assured investors that the regulatory entity would not disappear. “For any government, regardless of political inclination, it is essential to have an entity that gives certainty to investors,” said Francisco Salazar, Coordinator at the International Confederation of Regulators and Former President Commissioner of CRE. “There must be […]

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During the Mexico Energy Forum 2019, which took place on Feb. 20 in the Sheraton Maria Isabel in Mexico City, industry experts discuss the future of the country’s transmission and distribution grid and what needs to be done to integrate smart technologies.

Mexico’s grid is poised to welcome an additional 8GW from renewable energy projects. […]

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The new energy reality in Mexico, the innovative financing models and the future of the industry during AMLO’s six-year period were some of the issues analyzed by the panelists present at the Mexico Energy Forum 2019, held on Wednesday at the Sheraton María Isabel Hotel in Mexico City.

The consequence of the cancellation of the […]

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The role of the private sector in the development of Mexico’s energy market cannot be understated. Private companies will be essential in the country’s road toward implementing clean energy projects, said Claudio Rodríguez, Head of Mexico City Office at Thompson & Knight, during Mexico Energy Forum 2019 held at the Sheraton Maria Isabel hotel in […]

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 The new administration is slowly unveiling its plan for a new energy model and sustainability is key to develop future projects and plans. Abel Hibert, Economic Adviser to President Lopez Obrador discussed the administration’s plans to follow the UN Sustainable Development Goals to develop a more sustainable energy mix in his keynote speech at Mexico […]

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In his February 11 press conference, President Andres Manuel López Obrador pointed to the “deliberate dismantling” of CFE by regulatory authorities during the last administration. Today, the president went further in his criticism of CRE by announcing that President Commissioner Guillermo García has a “conflict of interests,” which he will provide proof of in the […]

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