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Vestas receives order for the largest wind farm in Mexico

The order consists of 123 V136-3.45 MW turbines for a 424 MW project in Mexico. With this contract, Vestas’ order intake from Mexico’s energy auctions reaches almost 500 MW. Zuma Energía has placed a firm and unconditional order for the Parque Eólico Reynosa project in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, which will be one … Continue reading Vestas receives order for the largest wind farm in Mexico

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Wind energy in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Zuma Energía has placed a firm and unconditional order for the Parque Eólico Reynosa project in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, which will be one of the largest wind power projects in Latin America.   Established in 2014, Zuma Energía is a leading Mexican player within renewable energy financially backed by Actis and Mesoamerica, … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Mexico: Acciona to build largest wind farm in Tamaulipas

The Reynosa 424 MW wind farm will produce enough clean energy to meet the needs of close to 1 million people. ACCIONA has been commissioned by Mexican energy company Zuma Energía to build a 424 MW wind farm in Reynosa, in the state of Tamaulipas, in north-eastern Mexico; it will be Mexico’s largest wind farm … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Acciona to build largest wind farm in Tamaulipas

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Wind energy in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for Zuma Energia

The Mexican Secretariat of Energy (SENER) is holding a press conference regarding the financing of the projects awarded in the renewable energy auction in Mexico in September 2016. In relation to this, Vestas can confirm that it has entered into a conditional agreement with Zuma Energia to supply the V136-3.45 MW turbine for the Reynosa … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for Zuma Energia

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 36 wind turbines in Mexico

Siemens Gamesa continues to reinforce its leadership in Mexico, where it has ranked as the number-one OEM in recent years, with a new order for the supply of 76 MW. More specifically, the company has entered into an agreement with the independent developer, Fuerza y Energía Limpia de Tizimín, for the installation over the course … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 36 wind turbines in Mexico

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Acciona Energía Mexico has signed two contracts to provide Clean Energy Certificates (CELs) to CFE Calificados

The first contract, for 49,500 CELs per year over 20 years, is linked to production from the Puerto Libertad photovoltaic solar plant in Sonora; ACCIONA has developed this plant together with its Mexican partner BioFields. The second, for 5,000 CELs per year over 20 years, will generate the certificates for production from the ‘El Cortijo’ … Continue reading Acciona Energía Mexico has signed two contracts to provide Clean Energy Certificates (CELs) to CFE Calificados

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Isthmus of Tehuantepec wind energy project will be largest in Latin America

Oaxaca has announced a US $1.2-billion investment in a wind farm by the Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Group that will provide a 65-million-peso (US $3.4-million) windfall for the municipality of Juchitán. Eólica del Sur, or “southern wind power,” will be the largest wind farm in Latin America in terms of investment and size. To be located … Continue reading Isthmus of Tehuantepec wind energy project will be largest in Latin America

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Mexico announces schedule for third power auction

Mexico has published a call for bids for the country’s third electrical power auction aimed at attracting new investment in renewables. The winners will sign long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for clean energy supply, the energy secretariat SENER and the state energy control centre CENACE said in a joint statement. Public and private companies and … Continue reading Mexico announces schedule for third power auction

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Enel starts construction of Don José solar power plant in Mexico

Enel, through its Mexican renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power México (EGPM), has begun construction of Don José solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, which is located in San Luis de la Paz, in the country’s North-Central state of Guanajuato. Don José’s construction works were inaugurated during an event attended by the Guanajuato State Governor Miguel Márquez … Continue reading Enel starts construction of Don José solar power plant in Mexico

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Iberdrola to develop 220 MW wind farm in Mexico

Anheuser-Busch InBev has committed to securing 100 percent of the purchased electricity used in its brewing operations from renewable sources by 2025. The brewery, which announced the commitment Tuesday, said the move will reduce its operational carbon footprint by 30 percent. Iberdrola will develop a 220-MW wind farm to help meet the energy needs of … Continue reading Iberdrola to develop 220 MW wind farm in Mexico

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GES completes EDPR’s 200MW wind farm in Mexico

Global Energy Services (GES) has completed the construction and installation of the 200MW wind farm of EDP Renováveis (EDPR), located in the Coahuila area in Mexico. The project is among the five biggest projects GES has constructed in the country and includes the whole BOP (Balance of Plant): civil works, medium voltage grid, step-up substation, … Continue reading GES completes EDPR’s 200MW wind farm in Mexico

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Acciona builds the first renewable project in Mexico following electric power auctions

ACCIONA Energía has started construction work on the fifth wind farm under its ownership in Mexico: El Cortijo, a 168-megawatt (MW) facility located in the State of Tamaulipas, which will represent an investment of 221 million dollars (210 million euros at current exchange). It is the first renewable energy project resulting from the electric power … Continue reading Acciona builds the first renewable project in Mexico following electric power auctions

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Gamesa cements its leadership in Mexico with two new orders from Iberdrola

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has entered into two new agreements with Iberdrola for the supply of 325.5 MW in total in Mexico. These orders consolidate the company’s position in this market, in which it has entrenched itself as the leading OEM. The first contract encompasses the installation and commissioning of 84 … Continue reading Gamesa cements its leadership in Mexico with two new orders from Iberdrola

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Gamesa secures début order for its new 3.3 MW platform, specifically the supply of 198 MW in Mexico

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has achieved an important milestone in its sales and product strategy, having secured the first order for its new G132-3.465 MW turbine, which guarantees the lowest cost of energy across a broad spectrum of sites. The company has secured an order from a power utility for the … Continue reading Gamesa secures début order for its new 3.3 MW platform, specifically the supply of 198 MW in Mexico

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Sempra Energy Unit IEnova completes acquisition of Ventika wind power in Mexico

Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that its Mexican subsidiary, Infraestructura Energética Nova, S.A.B. de C.V. (IEnova) (BMV: IENOVA), has completed the acquisition of the Ventika I and Ventika II wind generation facilities in Mexico for approximately $900 million, including the assumption of outstanding debt. Mexico’s antitrust commission, the Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica, approved … Continue reading Sempra Energy Unit IEnova completes acquisition of Ventika wind power in Mexico

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Wind power in Mexico

In 2016, the totally new competitive Mexican wholesale electricity market was successfully launched, including the first two long term auctions for energy, clean energy certificates and capacity, where record low energy prices were achieved and wind energy won a large portion of the assigned contracts. Even though wind energy has demonstrated high competitiveness, the technologically … Continue reading Wind power in Mexico

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Enel Green Power connects 229 MW of wind power in Mexico

Enel Green Power Mexico (EGPM) completed the 129MW Palo Alto wind farm in the state of Jalisco, and the 100MW Vientos del Altiplano facility in Zacatecas. The company invested about $250m on the larger wind farm and around $220m on the smaller one. Situated in the municipality of Ojuelos, the Palo Alto facility features 43 units of 3MW wind turbines, while … Continue reading Enel Green Power connects 229 MW of wind power in Mexico

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Wind power in Mexico: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has received in September a new order from its regular customer Acciona Energia for the construction of a wind farm in Mexico. The wind farm “El Cortijo” will consist of 56 AW125/3000 turbines.   The site is located in Tamaulipas in the north-east of Mexico, 40 km to the south of Reynosa. … Continue reading Wind power in Mexico: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Mexico: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has received a new order from Acciona Energia for the construction of a wind farm in Mexico. Acciona Energia plans to commission the wind farm in 2018. It was awarded a contract to provide 585.7GWh of electricity from the project earlier this year in Mexico’s first auction since energy reforms. The wind … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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EDF Energies Nouvelles’ Latin American pipeline close to 1.4 gigawatt (GW)

With 648 MW recently won in new solar and wind energy projects to be built, EDF Energies Nouvelles is stepping up the pace of its development in Latin America. In this area, the Group has a portfolio of 1,368 MW in renewable energy projects that are either in operation or due to be commissioned in … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles’ Latin American pipeline close to 1.4 gigawatt (GW)

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