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Mexico brake on solar and wind energy

The measures published last Friday by the National Center for Energy Control (Cenace), which suspends critical tests for new renewable energy generation projects, will delay the entry into operation of 28 wind and photovoltaic plants. Julio Valle, director of the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE), assured that the agreement of the National Center for Energy … Continue reading Mexico brake on solar and wind energy

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Wind energy in Tamaulipas, install two wind farms

The installation of two new wind power farms on the Tamaulipas border will begin this week, so the pieces of the wind turbines arrived at the port of Altamira and are being transferred to Matamoros and Reynosa, reported Carlos García Gonzales, Secretary of Economic Development. The wind turbines are moved overland in huge trailers to … Continue reading Wind energy in Tamaulipas, install two wind farms

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador makes fun of wind power and coronavirus

Former President Felipe Calderón tried Andrés Manuel López Obrador, for naming wind turbines “fans”, as well as for being against wind energy and promoting the use of coal and oil.Calderón Hinojosa published through his social networks a note by López Obrador, where they criticize the conservative governments that allowed the installation of wind energy and … Continue reading Andrés Manuel López Obrador makes fun of wind power and coronavirus

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HEINEKEN Mexico and Enel Green Power Mexico close a 100% renewable energy agreement

For a decade, the agreement will provide the Dutch firm with 28.8 GWh of solar and wind energy each year, for operations at its beer plant in Meoqui, Chihuahua. The amount is equivalent to planting more than 405,000 trees or avoiding emissions of more than 16,100 tons of CO2 per year In line with its … Continue reading HEINEKEN Mexico and Enel Green Power Mexico close a 100% renewable energy agreement

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Wind energy in Mexico forecasts 1,200 MW in 2020

The wind power sector in Mexico expects to incorporate just over 1,200 megawatts with wind turbines during 2020, which will mean investments of between one thousand and one thousand 300 million dollars. Leopoldo Rodríguez, president of the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE), said the resources will go to the development of eleven projects, of which … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico forecasts 1,200 MW in 2020

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Wind energy benefits local communities

Wind power give ‘new airs’ to local communities. Among the benefits: better infrastructure and recreational, sports and cultural activities.Infrastructure and recreational, sports and cultural activities, are some of the benefits derived from the integral management system of the Vive Energía wind farms, in Dzilam de Bravo and Progreso, the first one inaugurated by Governor Mauricio … Continue reading Wind energy benefits local communities

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Wind energy in Mexico, Vestas’ wind turbines for 108 MW wind farm

Vestas has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order for the 108 MW Energía Sierra Juárez II wind power plant, to be located in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. The contract includes the supply, transport, installation and commissioning of 26 V150-4.2 MW of which some are delivered on 4.0 MW operating mode. The order has … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico, Vestas’ wind turbines for 108 MW wind farm

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Mexico leads wind energy in Latin America

Mexico continues to contribute to the fight against climate change and the fulfillment of international agreements, a very clear example of it has been reflected in wind energy, which in addition to benefiting the environment, has resulted in economic growth for the country and in development sustainable for the communities where the wind farms are … Continue reading Mexico leads wind energy in Latin America

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Americas install over 13.4 GW wind energy capacity in 2019, tripling the region’s total wind power capacity over past decade

North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean installed 13,427 MW of wind energy capacity in 2019, an increase of 12 per cent from 2018’s wind turbines installations. Total installed wind farm capacity in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean is now over 148GW, thereby tripling the wind power capacity in the region … Continue reading Americas install over 13.4 GW wind energy capacity in 2019, tripling the region’s total wind power capacity over past decade

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Mexico already has 6,238 megawatts of wind energy

Last year, the private sector installed 10 new wind power generation plants, reaching a record. However, to continue the expansion in 2020 requires certainty in public policies. At the end of 2019, 71 wind farm plants were registered in commercial operation, equivalent to an installed capacity of 6,238 megawatts, according to information from the Mexican … Continue reading Mexico already has 6,238 megawatts of wind energy

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Wind power in Yucatan, Progreso wind farm installation is progressing well

The installation of the Progreso wind farm, called “Renewable Energy of the Peninsula”, located on the road that joins this port with Mérida, advances. According to reports of the company responsible for the project, Vive Energía, this has an 80% progress, so it would soon be carrying out its first tests, to give way to … Continue reading Wind power in Yucatan, Progreso wind farm installation is progressing well

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Wind power has tripled in the last 5 years in Mexico

The wind turbines sector has grown steadily, and in the last 5 years the capacity installed in wind energy has tripled, today with more than 6,200 megawatts, installed and operating, said Julio Valle, deputy director of the Mexican Association of Wind Energy (AMDEE). “The evolution of technology and the abundance of resources in Mexico, has … Continue reading Wind power has tripled in the last 5 years in Mexico

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Wind energy meeting in Mexico

Mexico will have an international wind energy event in March of this 2020. It will be the Mexico WindPower 2020, which will be held on March 4 and 5 at the Citibanamex center of the CDMX, according to a statement from the Mexican Wind Energy Association and the World Wind Energy Council.“The wind energy industry … Continue reading Wind energy meeting in Mexico

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Wind energy in Mexico, Vestas’ wind turbines for 30 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 30 MW order for a project in Mexico. The contract includes the supply and installation of 15 V120-2.0 MW wind turbines as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement for the operation and maintenance of the wind power plant over the next 20 years. “This order exemplifies … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico, Vestas’ wind turbines for 30 MW wind farm

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Wind power manages to suspend changes to clean certificates in Mexico

The renewable energy industry was able to permanently suspend the changes to the Clean Energy Certificates (CEL) imposed by the Ministry of Energy (Sener) at the end of October, so these modifications remained without force until the Judiciary resolves the amparo lawsuits that weigh on them. “The Judicial Branch of the Federation decided to keep … Continue reading Wind power manages to suspend changes to clean certificates in Mexico

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Grupo México Infraestructura invests in wind energy in Mexico

Grupo México Infraestructura will make an investment of 250 million dollars to build the Fenicias wind farm in the state of Nuevo León as part of its energy generation expansion strategy through clean sources. This project will be developed by Invenergy, the largest independent renewable energy company in North America. The project, which will supply … Continue reading Grupo México Infraestructura invests in wind energy in Mexico

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Wind energy in Mexico, Nordex’ wind turbines for a 138 MW wind farm

Nordex has received an order to supply and install a total of 40 AW132/3300 and two AW132/3000 wind turbines with a combined rated output of 138 megawatts. The order also includes a two-year Full Service contract.  The wind power project will be built in the state of Tamaulipas in the north-east of Mexico; the installation … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico, Nordex’ wind turbines for a 138 MW wind farm

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Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

The 12 associations that have made this commitment will be: Spanish Wind Energy  Association (AEE Spain), APPA Renewable, Protermosolar and UNEF (Spain), ACERA (Chile), AEEREE (Ecuador), AMDEE and ASOLMEX (Mexico), AUDER (Uruguay), Cader (Argentina), SER Colombia and SPR (Peru).Within the framework of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change – or better known as COP25 … Continue reading Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

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Enel has started 220 MW solar plant Magdalena II

Enel, through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power México (“EGPM”), has started operations at its new 220 MW Magdalena II solar facility, the Mexican state of Tlaxcala’s first-ever renewable energy project, located in the municipalities of Tlaxco and Hueyotlipan. The project’s construction works involved an investment of around 165 million US dollars. The plant’s inauguration … Continue reading Enel has started 220 MW solar plant Magdalena II

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Wind energy wins the legal battle in Mexico

Mexico’s wind power industry held a big victory on Thursday after a federal court reversed a decision on a change in the renewable credit rule that critics have been detrimental to the sector. After wind energy companies, including the US AES and Italian Enel, filed precautionary measures in courts throughout Mexico, a federal judge in … Continue reading Wind energy wins the legal battle in Mexico

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