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 Valley of Mexico, where Mexico City is located, is surrounded by the presence of two stunning geological formations: the Popocatepetl Volcano and the Iztaccihuatl Mountain. In the antique myths, both places were the protagonist of a love story in where Iztaccihuatl was a beautiful Aztec princess and Popocatepetl a fearless warrior. Nowadays, the volcano […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
The Mexican government has shown an interest in developing the country’s geothermal resources, and its commitment has been honored, as Round Cero has concluded timely. Mexico has the fourth largest installed capacity for geothermal energy in the world. In fact, CFE has 874MW installed across Baja California, Michoacan, Puebla, and Baja California Sur. The world’s […]Continue Reading →
Mexico’s Energy Strategy after the Energy Reform
Presentation: Leonardo Beltran, Undersecretary of Planning and Energy Transition at SENER
Leonardo Beltran began by explaining that following the Energy Reform, the government has a real mandate to achieve a transition toward renewable fuels. In December 2013, the passing of the secondary laws of the Energy Reform […]Continue Reading →
México es un líder mundial en energía geotérmica, pues ocupa el cuarto lugar en potencial instalado con 958 MW a partir de enero de 2011. Al estar en una zona sumamente fructífera para el desarrollo de energía geotérmica, nuestro aprovechamiento de esta tecnología solamente se puede incrementar.
México tiene cinco campos geotérmicos en distintas zonas […]Continue Reading →
When analyzing the production levels of each form of energy, certain patterns begin to form due to distinct factors. Contrary to energy sources such as hydrocarbons that are very strongly influenced by the economy for output, some renewables are more significantly affected by the actual availability of resources at the time.
What exactly does […]Continue Reading →
This past weekend, the Mexican beaches of the Gulf of California—also known as the Sea of Cortés—welcomed political leaders from all over the world for the 2012 G20 summit. The most pressing issue discussed at the meetings was the European crisis and the approach that member countries of the E.U. […]Continue Reading →
The promise of a green and sustainable future paints the perfect picture; however, in reality, transitioning a world dependent on fossil fuels to renewable energies is not as easy as it sounds. One of the most important factors that is slowing this transition is the cost of renewable energies in comparison to traditional sources of […]Continue Reading →
Only 5 days left for the Mexico International Renewable Energy Congress (MIREC) 2012!!!
What can we expect from the conference? Probably a bit of everything including very interesting discussions, motivated speakers and key industry players that have a lot to share regarding Mexico’s rapidly growing and evolving renewable energy sector.
Day […]Continue Reading →