September 24, 2014 saw the inauguration of the annual Green Expo at the World Trade Center in Mexico City. As unprecedented opportunities are arriving to Mexican shores, national and foreign companies alike are now beginning to rethink their technologies and business models and veering towards sustainable practices. Spread across the gleaming exhibition center of the, 250 companies displayed their latest technological designs and innovations to the curious gaze of visitors. Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review was on hand to provide the low-down. Given its comprehensive and in-depth overview of the industry trends, the book was handed out as an official present to conference speakers such as Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, Undersecretary of Management for Environmental Protection of SEMARNAT, and Ernesto Bächtold García, Director General of QS Mexico AG. The success of the publication was marked by the interest shown by new players in the market wishing to participate in Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2015. The expo was an ideal springboard to shine a light on the Mexico Energy Forum, the event that brings together key national and international players involved in the transformation of the country’s energy market. The forum will take place on February 2015 and will dwell on the development of the energy market and present an insider’s view on the future of Mexico’s industry.
During the Green Expo inauguration ceremony Carlos Sandoval Olvera, Director of CONIECO, stressed that looking after the environment has become a priority for the authorities, and now companies are ready to turn a new leaf that will guarantee them a sustainable development. “Caring for the environment is no longer a fad; companies are increasingly looking for sustainable energy solutions, and business organizations will now have new tools for protecting the environment,” he stated. The energy sector was represented by a line-up of exhibitors such as Cummins, Yingli Solar, Caterpillar, Solartec, Conermex, and Jinko. Companies participating were quick to share the technological advances they have incorporated into their product offerings. Exhibitors in Green Expo have always shown a keen interest in sharing their technical expertise and knowledge of the energy sector. This is a quality that has allowed the Green Expo to flourish in the past 20 years.
One of the pillars of Green Expo is the range of conferences, forums, and exhibitions that take place during the event. The themes that were explored ranged from waste management and recycling to technological practices for the development of green cities. Green Expo is fast becoming an important event for the Mexican energy industry, and the companies that took part echo the same belief since it gives them the needed visibility to thrive in this industry.