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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.

Q: […]

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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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The Energy Reform has become tangible in the electricity sector, as the launch of the wholesale electricity market was followed by CFE’s first tender for long-term contracts in generation, capacity, and clean energy certificates (CELs). The round will take place in March of this year, and CFE already presented its proposal before CENACE. In this […]

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Four years ago, the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture launched the Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI), a system that evaluates the global benchmarking of energy systems through 18 indicators that cover key topics such as energy security or sustainability. For the 2016 edition, the EAPI assessed the energy performance of 126 countries and […]

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The opening of the Mexican energy sector to private investment has raised the interest of many international actors, including some of the world’s largest energy players. Nonetheless, there are several particularities of the Mexican regulatory and social framework that have raised concerns among international investors. Probably one of the most misunderstood figures are the ejidos, […]

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With a privileged geographical position and incredible natural diversity, Mexico offers a wide range of opportunities to develop renewable energy projects. In 2014, clean energy power plants in the country summed up an effective capacity of 16,047MW, including large hydroelectric plants. This value represented 25% of Mexico’s total effective capacity at the time, equivalent to […]

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Mexico Wind Power once again brings the most important players in Mexico’s most prolific renewable energy source under one roof. José Navarro, Director General of EJ Krause, the company responsible for organizing this event, shares that his company’s global strategy consists of getting involved in strategic sectors, such as energy. “For us, the energy sector […]

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