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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 […]

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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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“Every good financial planner tells us to take a long-term approach –exactly what students are doing in borrowing, sacrificing, and studying to get a good education. Another cardinal rule is to never risk core capital for short term gain. These students, and virtually all of their professors in climate science, are telling us […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Energy efficiency measures are crucial toward building a sustainable future while meeting imminent energy demands. For these measures to be successful it is necessary that all industrial sectors get involved. Recognizing the scarcity of programs aimed at achieving this goal, Asociación Promotora de Exposiciones (APEX) is carrying out Expo Eficiencia Energética 2014 with the […]

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Mexico’s awaited Energy Reform is part of a larger scheme of structural changes that the government is implementing to boost the country’s economic and social development in the coming years. The development of a strong political and legal framework to ensure the growth of renewable energy use is […]

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Although it is the fourth largest producer in the world in terms of geothermal energy, Mexico is still far from reaching its full potential for this resource, estimated at 10GW. Several geothermal fields have been identified in Mexico, four of which are currently under development with a total net installed capacity of 1017.4MW. However, this […]

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In the midst of approval of significant structural reforms, President Enrique Peña Nieto is currently touring Europe, selling the renewal of Mexico’s economic fortunes to presidents and businessmen alike. The country’s recent opening to private investment in new sectors is hugely significant as many European power utilities have their eyes […]

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The Mexican International Renewable Energy Congress (MIREC) of 2014 marked a seminal meeting point for the main policymakers in the Mexican renewable energy market, as well as the principal international experts and sector developers. The event followed on the heels of the recently approved Energy Reform and in the face of ambitious renewable energy targets set by the Mexican […]

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