Last night, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) was declared the victor in Mexico’s 2018 presidential elections. As President, his policies will be crucial for the economic and productive sectors of Mexico, including the energy industry. Read on to find out the implications of his presidency for the industry.

 

 

 

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Topolobampo and Mazatlán pipeline operations is set to start operations in July, while GES announces the beginning of construction activities for a 244MW wind farm in Sept. Mexico also made a big leap to position 12 in the International Energy Efficiency Scorecard. Meanwhile, Gas Natural Fenosa changes name to Naturgy, GE focuses on aviation and […]

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As the first half of the year is about to finish major companies make major announcements, like Vestas certifying the most powerful offshore wind turbine in the world, and Shell entering into the Cabron Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator. Meanwhile, Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicts a good share of renewables in the future. In Mexico CFE […]

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Wind farms and HVDCs raise interest in Mexico. And energy clusters are getting created to help them reach their goals. Meanwhile, a new-low record efficiency is achieved in Switzerland for solar PV, while EU renegotiates its renewable energy production targets.

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The end of 1H18 is approaching, and before it happens the Ministry of Energy launched its 2018 edition of the National Electricity System Development Program. The program is used to showcase the country’s energy demand for the upcoming 15 years, together with the required generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure to cover it. To get to […]

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On June 4, the Ministry of Energy published the 2018-2032 edition of the National Electricity System Development Program (PRODESEN 2018-2032).

 

 

This document is released on a yearly basis with the objective of providing an updated status of the National Electricity System (SEN) in terms of power generation, transmission and distribution, as […]

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May ended with companies like Vestas and Soltec securing orders for solar and wind projects. Meanwhile innovative technologies such as waste-to-energy, power-to-gas, batteries, PV greenhouses, residential geothermal and hydrogen experienced a boost in Europe and the US. The wind turbine giant Siemens Gamesa secured a debt package, and LONGi Solar achieved an efficiency record for […]

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Mexico is a thriving country for energy projects, and as proof we have Enel finishing its 238MW solar park five months ahead of schedule, and Guillermo García, President Commissioner at CRE mentioning that 35 percent of the projects awarded during the first long-term electricity auction are ready to begin construction or even begin operations. Meanwhile, […]

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The second presidential debate revolved around external commerce and investment, border control and the fight against transnational crime and migrant rights. While the energy industry was not explicitly discussed on Sunday night, it is safe to say that some of the comments of the presidential candidates, especially those related to external commerce and investment, could […]

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On May 15 Silvia Garza, Fernando González and Josefa González advisors to the presidential candidates Ricardo Anaya, José Antonio Meade and Andrés Manuel López Obrador, respectively, gathered for the first time to talk about the candidates’ proposals regarding environment, energy and sustainability.

 

 

During the discussion held at ITAM, Fernando González […]

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