Posts by: Esteban Pages


CRE and CENACE published the call for proposals for Mexico’s fourth long-term electricity auction. The first three editions have cumulated an aggregate 8.9GW of clean energy installed capacity and are expected to pour in US$9 billion in investments.


What to Expect


“CRE’s message to all interested parties is one of […]

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At its core, developing a utility-scale wind farm or PV solar park is a financial business. Compartmentalizing risks through every development stage and ensuring long-term profitability is the name of the game. To do so, part of the effort focuses on raising capital and sources abound, from a company’s own financial lung to multilateral institutions […]

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As the curtain falls on 2017, Mexico Energy Forum 2018 takes a look back at the different milestones Mexico achieved in its renewable and electricity sectors. New regulation approved by CRE, the increase in numbers of the wholesale electricity market participants—including power producers, qualified suppliers and qualified users, long-term electricity auction results, utility scale […]

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On Nov. 22nd 2017, during Mexico Business Events’ second energy sector-focused Networking Cocktail held at Mexico City’s Four Seasons, NextTracker unveiled its plans for Mexico’s solar market.

In front of the 70 C-level attendees—including project developers, EPC companies and independent power producers—the San Francisco-based solar tracker heavyweight presented its TrueCapture technology and unveiled its […]

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On Oct. 18, Enel Green Power officially announced its entry as a qualified supplier in Mexico’s energy trading sector through its Enel Energía México Subsidiary.


The governments of Colima, MX and California, US, signed a MoU on Oct. 19 during a visit of Colima’s government representatives to California’s governor, […]

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The outreach of Mexico’s Energy Reform is not limited to the liberalization of the country’s oil, gas and electric sectors and fostering a diverse energy mix, including clean and renewable energy sources.

There are also new business opportunities ripe for the taking, like energy trading and distributed generation (DG). Mexico’s energy authorities have made […]

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What if your office building’s glass facade, in addition to letting sunlight in and blinding your co-workers whose working booths face the sun directly, could also help reduce your electric bill?


That is the objective Physee, an Amsterdam-based startup launched in 2014, set for commercial, residential and office buildings. The company combines and […]

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August 17th marked the beginning of NAFTA renegotiations between the US, Canada and Mexico. Robert Lighthizer set the tone for the discussions by prioritizing the reversal of the American trade deficit. The Canadian delegation called for a NAFTA revamp that integrates progressive new chapters in the agreement, such as environmental standards, as well […]

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While long-term electric auctions are fostering renewable energy sources in Mexico’s energy mix, the country’s private sector is also making a point in ensuring renewable energy takes a greater part of its energy consumption. Energy-intensive industries see this as an increasingly attractive option, especially considering CFE’s latest increases in electric tariffs for the industrial […]

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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.




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

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