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Mexico faces several turnouts regarding the entrance of the new administration. In one hand, with the cancellation of the New International Airport of Mexico City, Fitch Ratings qualified the country’s financial performance with a negative score. On the other hand, MORENA restored CNH and CRE’s technical autonomy by abandoning its initial law proposal at […]

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As Acciona’s wind farm El Cortijo became the first renewable energy facility to start commercial activities in Mexico´s WEM, Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Minister of Energy, inaugurated a Microalgae Production and Sustainable Energy Laboratory in Tabasco and CENACE published its operations’ tariffs for the 2H18. Meanwhile, California boosts the usage of behind-the-meter batteries, tidal energy scales […]

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Interview with Juan Guichard, CEO of Ammper Energía, taken from Mexico Energy Review 2018

As the Mexican market opens, new business opportunities unfold. Energy consumers want fast and to-the-point answers to their energy requirements, and generators prefer to sell all their energy to one entity instead of dealing with a portfolio of customers, creating […]

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As power supply undergoes a global transition from natural monopolies to emerging markets and in some cases within already fully competitive sectors, designing cost-reflective, efficient and user-empowering rates is becoming an increasingly complex task as a wide array of variables come into play. New technologies and efficiency-gaining processes continuously impact cost structures, as does electricity […]

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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 […]

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On March 30, 2016, we published a blog post introducing the seven winners of the first long-term electricity tender, just after CENACE made the winning companies’ names public. However, just like it happens in Mexican soap operas, the situation took a dramatic turn of events when CENACE decided to repeat the tender after realizing […]

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On March 28, the Ministry of Energy announced that CENACE, the independent grid operator, had finalized the reception period of economic proposals for the first long-term electricity tender, closing the process with 227 proposals from 69 participating companies. During the pre-registration period, 81 companies presented their technical proposals to CENACE, but 12 decided not to […]

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When Mexico decided to liberalize its electricity market, it knew it was going to be a titanic enterprise. Probably the biggest challenge of all will be that of transforming CFE into a productive enterprise of the State and ensuring that the market is a fair playing field. CFE has been ruling the Mexican electricity sector […]

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Mexico Wind Power once again brings the most important players in Mexico’s most prolific renewable energy source under one roof. José Navarro, Director General of EJ Krause, the company responsible for organizing this event, shares that his company’s global strategy consists of getting involved in strategic sectors, such as energy. “For us, the energy sector […]

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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 […]

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