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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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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