In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, José Pablo Fernández, CEO of Grupo Dragón shares part of the company’s experience as the first private entity exploiting geothermal energy in Mexico and migrating to the new regulatory scheme.
Q: Grupo Dragón got the first private concession for a geothermal […]Continue Reading →
The publication of the preliminary interconnection manual for distributed generation (DG) systems released in September has raised concerns in the solar energy industry as the government communicated its intentions to shift from net-metering to a net-billing system.
The penetration of DG systems – those with under 0.5 MW capacity – in the residential, commercial […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, Pedro Berriel, Director General of Power Electronics Mexico, explains the technical challenges that solar energy developers are facing in Mexico as well as the company’s role in developing innovative products for the solar and oil and gas industries.
Q: From a technical standpoint, […]Continue Reading →
The results of CENACE’s first long-term power auction surprised the world in March by obtaining record prices per megawatt-hour of solar energy (US$45.15/MWh). Now Mexico has set a new standard by reaching an average price of US$33.47 per megawatt-hour of clean energy, 30 percent lower than in the first auction.
The second power auction […]Continue Reading →
In this edition: rising electricity tariffs, first private company starts operations in the MEM, CFE’s new director general and great expectations about CFE’s second power auctions. Welcome to our first industry’s quarterly report!
The second quarter of the year witnessed Enrique Ochoa Reza leaving CFE to become the President of PRI, Mexico’s ruling political party, […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, Gustavo Rodríguez, Director General of Vansertec, shares his company’s transition from the IT to the energy sector as well as part of his strategy to offer cost-competitive energy under the new regulatory framework.
Q: As a company that began in the telecommunications industry, […]Continue Reading →
Do you have an innovative project involving renewable energy? Does it have the potential to revolutionize Mexico’s energy industry? Apply to PRODETES Award 2016.
The Ministry of Energy, in collaboration with the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility, has launched the PRODETES Award with the purpose of discovering and supporting the best renewable and […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →