Mexico Energy Partners helps companies to improve energy efficiency, but that needs to be followed up with continuous monitoring and management. Proper monitoring is the key to ensuring that management's plans are successfully implemented so that energy expenses remain low. We recommend the Enectiva IoT platform for energy monitoring and management.
The number of energy options available to businesses and consumers expanded dramatically over the last several decades, but those new options also created new risks. Energy contract provisions can limit those risks, but market participants must know where to look.
End users and industrial businesses are sometimes challenged by the lack of pipeline infrastructure that shuts them out of natural gas supplies in Mexico. This is an area for potential growth as either Mexican or foreign investors can seek out opportunities to build out this needed infrastructure.
The coronavirus crisis placed many businesses in the unusual position of being able to save significant amounts of money through improved energy efficiency during protracted shutdowns. There are specific best practices that firms can use to determine how much they can save, safely make the changes, and then reverse the process when business starts up again.
Specific programs were created to assist firms and households in making the transition to power-saving technology. The Eco-Crédito Empresaria is perhaps the most important for small and medium-sized businesses. This credit helps firms upgrade their equipment to more energy-efficient technology.
Businesses and other organizations use 76% of the energy produced in Mexico, and they are increasingly interested in procuring renewable energy. Over 1,500 firms already use renewables, and capacity keeps rising. Mexico reached over 24,000 MW of sustainable energy capacity in 2019. As the number of market participants rises and the depth of the market increases, renewable power becomes more reliable and cost-effective.