“Mexico WindPower plays an important role by putting together the key stakeholders in the development of wind farms with the best providers of technology.” – José Navarro
The Mexican energy industry is flourishing. Seemingly immune to the problems faced by the oil and gas industry, renewable energies are increasingly coming to the forefront […]
by Sara Warden
During 2012, the price of solar power modules dropped approximately 30% from 2011, a clear sign that incorporating solar energy within the national energy mix is increasingly more accessible.
As one of the countries sitting on the Sun Belt, Mexico’s solar power resource is unique in the world and experts estimate […]Continue Reading →
México es un líder mundial en energía geotérmica, pues ocupa el cuarto lugar en potencial instalado con 958 MW a partir de enero de 2011. Al estar en una zona sumamente fructífera para el desarrollo de energía geotérmica, nuestro aprovechamiento de esta tecnología solamente se puede incrementar.
México tiene cinco campos geotérmicos en distintas zonas […]Continue Reading →
When analyzing the production levels of each form of energy, certain patterns begin to form due to distinct factors. Contrary to energy sources such as hydrocarbons that are very strongly influenced by the economy for output, some renewables are more significantly affected by the actual availability of resources at the time.
What exactly does […]Continue Reading →
México se debe convertir en un pionero mundial del cambio hacia mejores tendencias. En ocasiones, es difícil animarnos a ser un líder de tendencias de energías renovables, cuando tenemos la presión del gran flujo económico por parte del petróleo. Esta presión se incrementa con la conciencia de la riqueza natural que tenemos en nuestro territorio; […]Continue Reading →
In the last six years—during the administration of President Felipe Calderón—Mexico’s energy sector witnessed many transformations propelled by the 2008 Energy Reform. This reform was pushed forward by Calderón’s administration but much to the dislike of the opposition party, the Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD). President Calderón pushed for incentive-based contracts […]Continue Reading →
According to Miriam Grunstein from Chadbourne & Parke, in an article published by Business News Americas this week, the future of renewable energy in Mexico is in trouble due to the country’s economy and its dependence on hydrocarbons. In this article Grunstein highlighted that now that Peña Nieto is set out to be […]Continue Reading →
Some things about Mexico’s 2012 presidential election are strangely reminiscent of the same time back in 2006: an intensive questioning of the transparency of the electoral process and a familiar chant: “Vote by vote, voting booth by voting booth!”
On Sunday, exit polls and preliminary results from the Federal Electoral Institute positioned Enrique […]Continue Reading →
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There are less than 48 hours left until Mexican citizens march off to the voting booths and cast their final vote on who will rule the country for the coming years. While polls position Enrique Peña Nieto, the candidate of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), as the sure winner of what […]
With regard to Mexico’s energy sector, the incorporation of a smart grid into its current electric system is of extreme importance and it is for this reason that the agreement signed this week between the CRE (Energy Regulating Commission) and the USTDA (U.S. Trade and Development Agency) is of such transcendental […]Continue Reading →