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Capacity Prices and the Wholesale Electricity Market
Capacity Prices and the Wholesale Electricity Market

May 14, 2020

The Mexican Wholesale Electricity Market (MEM) is a short-term market where prices are determined one day in advance or in real-time. Electricity producers send bids to the National Center for Energy Control (CENACE) that indicate the amount of energy they are offering at a specific price. 

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The Status of Energy Auctions in Mexico
The Status of Energy Auctions in Mexico

May 01, 2020

The status of energy auctions in Mexico has become increasingly complicated, but private auctions still promise to help Mexico transition to clean energy. The immediate impact of private auctions will mostly be on existing projects, but they could lead to additional renewable energy development in the future. Some generators under construction were unable to contract all their energy or received overly low prices at previous auctions.

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The Natural Gas Industry in Mexico
The Natural Gas Industry in Mexico

March 20, 2020

New pipelines have enormous potential to support increased natural gas production in Mexico and also reduce the costs of imports. Although there is already an impressive pipeline infrastructure for transporting natural gas from the U.S. into Mexico, it does not reach the entire country. Most of the less expensive piped gas goes only to the northern states of Mexico, in part to provide power for factories.

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An Overview of Virtual Power Purchase Agreements
An Overview of Virtual Power Purchase Agreements

March 04, 2020

For many years, the market for clean energy was limited by unstable prices. Energy prices are generally difficult to predict, but clean energy adds the uncertainty of new technologies and the weather. 

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