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Barack Obama has distinguished himself from his predecessors by being a strong climate change supporter, committing the US to the ambitious agreements made at COP21 while being an openly renewable energy advocate. South of the border, Enrique Peña Nieto’s government has also taken concrete actions regarding climate change by continuing the work started by Felipe […]

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The last Conferences of the Parties held in Paris not only managed to establish an international climate change agreement to keep the globe’s temperature below 2°C, but it also promoted the creation of Mission Innovation, an initiative to double clean energy investments with the purpose of boosting the sector’s deployment. Originally, the initiative was supported […]

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Last week, at the 2016 edition of MIREC, the Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review team spent four days networking and greeting old and new faces from Mexico’s energy sector while gathering views from the key players in the industry. This year started with a full day of workshops for premium pass holders, which focused […]

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In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2016/17,  Daniel Camarena, Director General of G2E, talks about the great potential of biomass gasification and the efforts that his company is doing to promote the use of this technology in Mexico.

Q: What is the current state of biomass gasification […]

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The conflict between the Yaqui group and the government of Sonora has been ongoing for six years in what some media outlets have labeled as the first war over water in Mexico. In this case, it is the Yaqui River, one of Sonora’s largest water bodies. The conflict exploded in 2009 when the government of […]

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In 2015, INEGI, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, carried out a national census to measure a set of variables affecting the living conditions of Mexican households, including three indicators measuring the percentage of households that are using solar panels, solar water heaters, and efficient lightbulbs, as well as the percentage of families that […]

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On March 30, 2016, we published a blog post introducing the seven winners of the first long-term electricity tender, just after CENACE made the winning companies’ names public. However, just like it happens in Mexican soap operas, the situation took a dramatic turn of events when CENACE decided to repeat the tender after realizing […]

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In an excerpt from their exclusive interview with Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2016/17,  Michael Brower, President & CTO, and Jorge Ochoa, Mexico Country Manager at AWS Truepower share their views about the challenges and opportunities that increasing the share of wind power could bring to Mexico’s electricity transmission infrastructure.

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In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2016/17,  Ingeteam’s  General Manager, Kevin Luis Gutiérrez Treviño, shares the company’s vision about the technologies that will reshape how electricity from renewable sources is generated and integrated into the grid.

Q: Can you mention an example of a […]

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On March 28, the Ministry of Energy announced that CENACE, the independent grid operator, had finalized the reception period of economic proposals for the first long-term electricity tender, closing the process with 227 proposals from 69 participating companies. During the pre-registration period, 81 companies presented their technical proposals to CENACE, but 12 decided not to […]

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