CENACE last week announced an operational state of emergency on the Yucatan peninsula. Although a day later, the agency clarified that CFE has two transmission lines that could supply additional capacity as a last resort.
AMLO administration officials held another round of talks with Andrés Fusco Clynes, Tamaulipas’ Energy Commissioner, to discuss the latest advancements […]Continue Reading →
Enel Green Power Mexico installs its first bifacial module at the Magdalena II power facility. This 220MW solar plant is located in Tlaxcala and will supply energy to the Wholesale Electricity Market. According to Enel Director General Paolo Romanacci, the country remains attractive for investment. The Spanish giant, Iberdrola, agrees. It has stated its commitment […]Continue Reading →
Another blackout has hit three states in Southeast Mexico in the past week. The region is connected to the SEN by just one transmission line, threatening the energy system in the event of a failure. Coincidentally, CFE announced an investment of MX$2 billion to strengthen the network, even though two important transmission line auctions have […]Continue Reading →
A “silent wave” is washing over the Mexican energy landscape as high electricity tariffs, rising power demand and a sun-drenched geography make distributed generation an attractive and profitable alternative, says Juan Pablo Robert, Chief Marketing Officer at Enlight.
“People often do not realize how many solar panel installments are in their city; they usually think […]Continue Reading →
Last week, after the Senate rejected AMLO’s first proposal for substituting missing commissioners at CRE, President López Obrador resent the same candidate options. As law indicates, an interviewing process between candidates and the Senate took place, where officials determined lack of technical background and expertise and presented an amparo lawsuit against this proposal. Nevertheless, amid […]Continue Reading →
Last week, renewables saw significant activity across many regions. In the US, the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) was created with the aim of achieving 60GW of corporate renewables by 2025. In addition, a study finds that in 75 percent of American households, electricity powered by renewables is cheaper than that generated by fossil […]Continue Reading →
Dissipating lingering fears, current and former CRE officers assured investors that the regulatory entity would not disappear. “For any government, regardless of political inclination, it is essential to have an entity that gives certainty to investors,” said Francisco Salazar, Coordinator at the International Confederation of Regulators and Former President Commissioner of CRE. “There must be […]Continue Reading →
CENACE announced the cancellation of the fourth-long term electricity auction this Thursday, Jan. 31. The press release was signed by Alfonso Morcos, the new Director General of CENACE. After three successful editions, the fourth long-term electricity auction promised more renewable power at low prices into the grid. It was originally scheduled to […]Continue Reading →
CRE turned 25 years old and it celebrated its anniversary with an event called “A Reflection on the First 25 Years.” During the event, Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Minister of Energy, congratulated the regulatory agency for opening Mexico’s energy market to the world, and for improving the local condition of the energy industry with remarkable achievements […]Continue Reading →
The Mexican energy course is about to be defined in the following weeks. This week, President Commissioner of CNH, Juan Carlos Zepeda presented an early resignation. On the other hand, CRE’s President Commisionner, Guillermo García stated that he will continue leading the regulatory institution until 2023.
Off-takers also highlighted its commitment […]Continue Reading →