Posts by: Estefania Villavicencio

Good morning! After the gas pipeline conflict between CFE and private operators was resolved, these facilities started to operate again. In fact, in the Texas-Tuxpan pipeline, injection is set to increase to cope with the country’s power thirst. In addition, CFE releases long-term plan to ensure electricity supply in Baja California Sur, that together with […]

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Good news for Mexico’s off-takers! Deacero becomes the first qualified user to operate without the representation of a qualified supplier in the Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM). In addition, Vitol starts the process to commercialize products such as energy, power and CELs in a private platform. THE GREEN EXPO reunited industry leaders last week, where the […]

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Last week, the uncertain landscape clears for the Mexican natural gas industry. After ongoing pipeline infrastructure was put in doubt by President López Obrador, CFE and private players reach a common agreement that rating agencies like Moody’s qualify as positive. On the other hand, CNH proposes new investments in areas that have not been awarded […]

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Governments from all over the world are shocked in the aftermath of the Amazonian fire crisis. Brazil has had more than 72,000 fire outbreaks so far this year, an 84 percent increase on the same period in 2018. Countries like Ireland and France have threatened Bolsonaro’s administration with the cancellation of the EU-Mercosur trade deal, […]

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AMGN revealed that 12 states throughout the country lack gas supply. According to Armando Guadiana, President of the Senate’s Energy Commission, while states close to the US border experience a 6 percent economic growth, others in the south region of the country only reach 1 percent growth. Based on a report from INEGI, industrial activity […]

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While the inflation rises to Banxico’s predicted levels of 3.78 percent, prices of energy commodities, such as LNG and natural gas, remain steady. June has become the month with the lowest levels of industrial activity in 2019, mainly driven by relapses in the mining and construction industries. Nevertheless, electricity generation, transmission and distribution increased its […]

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The climate crisis is one of the major challenges our society will tackle in the coming years. According to the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, this situation might cost close to five percent of the global annual GDP. Nevertheless, after 13 years of its publication, recent scientific research shows that […]

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Last Tuesday, an eight-hour blackout hit Baja California Sur, which together with Baja California represent the only regions detached from the National Interconnected System (SIN). In the last two months, additional blackouts took place in Yucatan Peninsula. CFE is planning to add five new power facilities to its fleet to cope with the rising electricity […]

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CENACE last week announced an operational state of emergency on the Yucatan peninsula. Although a day later, the agency clarified that CFE has two transmission lines that could supply additional capacity as a last resort.

AMLO administration officials held another round of talks with Andrés Fusco Clynes, Tamaulipas’ Energy Commissioner, to discuss the latest advancements […]

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In May 2018, the entrant administration published the 2019-2024 National Development Plan. This document positions PEMEX and CFE as the leading axis of the country’s development. Given the reorganization of CFE’s subsidiaries, COFECE warns this modification might represent competition risk for market participants. From the national utility’s side, CFE’s director general announced a bid process […]

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