Mexico’s awaited Energy Reform is part of a larger scheme of structural changes that the government is implementing to boost the country’s economic and social development in the coming years. The development of a strong political and legal framework to ensure the growth of renewable energy use is [...]Continue Reading →
Although it is the fourth largest producer in the world in terms of geothermal energy, Mexico is still far from reaching its full potential for this resource, estimated at 10GW. Several geothermal fields have been identified in Mexico, four of which are currently under development with a total net installed capacity of 1017.4MW. However, this [...]Continue Reading →
In the midst of approval of significant structural reforms, President Enrique Peña Nieto is currently touring Europe, selling the renewal of Mexico’s economic fortunes to presidents and businessmen alike. The country’s recent opening to private investment in new sectors is hugely significant as many European power utilities have their eyes [...]Continue Reading →
The Mexican International Renewable Energy Congress (MIREC) of 2014 marked a seminal meeting point for the main policymakers in the Mexican renewable energy market, as well as the principal international experts and sector developers. The event followed on the heels of the recently approved Energy Reform and in the face of ambitious renewable energy targets set by the Mexican [...]Continue Reading →
Mexico has a long and well-established tradition of water resource management. The system of grants and allocations of surface and groundwater is governed by the National Water Law (LAN), and CONAGUA (the National Water Commission) is the national authority on the subject. However, efforts to manage the country’s water resources have been insufficient as mechanisms [...]Continue Reading →
On April 30th, President Enrique Peña Nieto sent to Congress a package of eight new laws and reforms to thirteen existing ones. These collectively comprised the long-awaited secondary laws of the Energy Reform. While Congress labors to discuss these amendments to the country’s legislative system, the third edition of the Mexican International Renewable [...]Continue Reading →
Since Peña Nieto was declared the new president of Mexico, the country’s energy industries have been eager to know which direction the new administration was going to take in defining its national energy strategy. However, in the last few days, the country is starting receive a bit of information while Peña Nieto tours European capitals, [...]Continue Reading →
México es un líder mundial en energía geotérmica, pues ocupa el cuarto lugar en potencial instalado con 958 MW a partir de enero de 2011. Al estar en una zona sumamente fructífera para el desarrollo de energía geotérmica, nuestro aprovechamiento de esta tecnología solamente se puede incrementar.
México tiene cinco campos geotérmicos en distintas zonas [...]Continue Reading →
When analyzing the production levels of each form of energy, certain patterns begin to form due to distinct factors. Contrary to energy sources such as hydrocarbons that are very strongly influenced by the economy for output, some renewables are more significantly affected by the actual availability of resources at the time.
What exactly does [...]Continue Reading →
This past weekend, the Mexican beaches of the Gulf of California—also known as the Sea of Cortés—welcomed political leaders from all over the world for the 2012 G20 summit. The most pressing issue discussed at the meetings was the European crisis and the approach that member countries of the E.U. [...]Continue Reading →