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Most people will agree that renewables are marvelous as they provide power in a clean and economical way. Nonetheless, most renewable sources also present a drawback that holds them back from becoming the number one energy producers: they are intermittent. Wind and sunlight are cheap and widely available, but it is not possible to control […]

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Mexico has made significant advances in its power infrastructure since the inauguration of its first thermoelectric plant in Leon, Guanajuato in 1879. In this sense, the opening of CFE in 1934 was crucial for the development of the electricity infrastructure as it boosted the expansion of the grid to rural communities, which was not an […]

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The Energy Mexico 2016 Oil Gas Power event took place in Mexico City from January 26-28. We hope you learned as much as we did and were able to enjoy some of the lovely Dutch waffles at our stand in the exhibition room!

 

In case you missed some of the talks or could not […]

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The cost of solar power is steadily decreasing, with a recent study conducted by the University of Oxford, UK, claiming that costs of the technology has seen a 10% drop year-on-year since 1980. The study compared three types of power generation – coal, nuclear, and PV. Conversely, the researchers found that “while coal plant […]

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In a report released by the World Resources Institute, Katherine Ross and Thomas Damassa disseminate the clean energy commitments of eight countries that are responsible for over 65% of the world’s primary energy demand: Brazil, China, the European Union, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, and the US. Mexico’s pledge to increase clean energy participation in […]

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Wind power is clean, economic, safe, abundant, and creates jobs. The few existent drawbacks of using this technology along with its multiple benefits have placed wind power as one of the most popular energy sources worldwide. Mexico started to realize the potential of wind energy after the inauguration of its first wind farm in Oaxaca, […]

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On December 25, 2015, the Law of the Energy Transition (LTE) became effective after its approval by the Chamber of Deputies, with conditions regarding Clean Energy Certificates (CELs), clean energy targets, and the incorporation of renewable energy sources into the grid. The LTE complements the Law of the Electricity Industry in a strengthened framework […]

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“Mexico WindPower plays an important role by putting together the key stakeholders in the development of wind farms with the best providers of technology.” – José Navarro

 

The Mexican energy industry is flourishing. Seemingly immune to the problems faced by the oil and gas industry, renewable energies are increasingly coming to the forefront […]

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Hydroelectric energy has played an important role in the national electric system since the early days of power generation in Mexico. In 2014, hydropower accounted for nearly 20% of the electricity generated, strengthening its position as the most important renewable energy source in the country. Last year, however, the amount of electricity generated from hydroelectric […]

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Don’t miss out the opportunity to get the energy leaders’ insights on the main trends, developments, and investment opportunities regarding the Mexican energy and sustainability markets.

The restructuring of the electricity industry that Mexico is currently undergoing is designed to meet the increase in demand that CFE will be unable to cover alone. In 2014, the total […]

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