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 →
As part of MORENA’s “Internet for everyone” initiative, CFE published the auction bases for a 50km concession in which national and international companies will be able to participate under specific requirements. The Ministry of Energy published an initiative through the National Commission of Regulatory Improvement (CONAMER) to reorganize CFE’s generation subsidiaries, changing previous competitiveness conditions […]Continue Reading →
CFE announced the cancellation of the open tender for the construction of the high voltage DC Ixtepec-Yautepec transmission line this Friday, Jan. 25. In a document signed by the Deputy Director of CFE, Gustavi Salvador, it was argued that a financial analysis confirmed the project was not a priority for the government. In […]Continue Reading →
Nestlé México is part of the Nestlé global nutrition and wellness group. During the last 10 years, it has introduced several efficiency and renewable energy technologies into its processes to reduce its environmental impact and become more competitive. Mexico Energy Review spoke to Juan Carlos Pardo, Shared Value Creation and Sustainability Director to ask him about […]Continue Reading →
AMLO’S NATIONAL ELECTRICITY PROGRAM
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced on Saturday his National Electricity Program, including moves to bolster CFE’s budget in an effort to return Mexico to energy self-sufficiency and the suspension of the fourth long-term electricity auction. “We used to be a self-sufficient country. Now, we have to purchase […]Continue Reading →
As the country’s presidential campaigns unfold and candidates Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), José Antonio Meade, Margarita Zavala and Ricardo Anaya set out to convince the Mexican electorate, dissecting each of the presidential hopefuls’ plans for Mexico’s energy sector is in order.
In 2013, Mexico set the stepping stones of an ambitious energy transition […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy Review 2017, Mauricio Toache, Director General of SEL México discusses the electrical equipment that will be crucial to improve the performance of the Mexican power network, particularly if larger shares of renewables are injected into the grid.
Q: How has your business strategy being […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Energy & Sustainability Review 2016/17, Cecilia Alvarado, Associate at Goodrich, Riquelme & Asociados, discusses the main features of the Mexican new electricity market, as well as the main challenges that the country will face improving its competitiveness in this sector.
Q: How has the Energy […]Continue Reading →
The opening of the wholesale electricity market is bringing important modifications to the Mexican electricity sector. One of the most relevant changes is the introduction of competitive tariffs for industrial and commercial consumers with aggregated electricity consumption above a stated threshold, currently set at 3MW, which are recognized as qualified users by the Law of […]Continue Reading →
Most people will agree that renewables are marvelous as they provide power in a clean and economical way. Nonetheless, most renewable sources also present a drawback that holds them back from becoming the number one energy producers: they are intermittent. Wind and sunlight are cheap and widely available, but it is not possible to control […]Continue Reading →