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Capacity Balance Market: A plunge to zero in 2020?

In our first blog entry of the year, we discussed the 10 trends to watch in the Mexican energy sector throughout 2021. Among these, our team forecasted the Capacity Net Price would plunge to zero during the 2020 Capacity …

Snowstorm in the US, Power Outage in Mexico

Power infrastructure is not prepared to face the climate emergency threat. Just last week, the Uri winter storm left close to 4.3 million Texans in complete darkness! Repercussions were felt beyond US borders, particularly in Mexico, where a shortage …

Mexico: AMLO Preferential Law Initiative

Over the past two years, the Mexican federal government has been trying to enact their energy policy through a series of controversial publications. Nevertheless, to this date, none of these have caused any real changes on the system.

One of …

Power Outages: A Matter of Reliability or Flexibility?

A massive power outage hit the National Interconnected System1 of Mexico last December 28th, leaving close to 10.3 million users without electricity supply for two hours. While this is not the first time an event of such nature occurs2, …

Mexico: 10 Trends to Watch in 2021

The year 2020 has been quite a journey! Over the last twelve months, the global economy has experienced a deep recession, impacting every sector along the way. The energy industry was no exception, where an unprecedented collapse in oil …

Mexico: Top 10 Energy Industry Events in 2020

The year 2020 has been quite a journey! Over the last twelve months, the global economy has experienced a deep recession, impacting every sector along the way. The energy industry was no exception, where an unprecedented collapse in oil …

España / Perspectivas 2021 / mercado eléctrico

Al acercarse el cierre de año es un ejercicio clásico tratar de sacar conclusiones que puedan servir de guía para abordar el futuro. ¡Y más todavía tratándose de este 2020 tan inusual !

Aquí os presentamos nuestras reflexiones con respecto …

The solar development fever is not receding

A new regulation was implemented in September in Spain that tightens requirements for the connection of renewable developments to the transmission grid, in an effort to filter out speculative or “zombi” projects.

This regulation is supposed to cool down …

Demanda eléctrica vuelve a niveles de 2019

Tras casi 6 meses de demanda eléctrica deprimida por la sucesión de periodos de confinamiento y la correspondiente recesión económica, el consumo eléctrico vuelve a situarse en niveles similares a los del año pasado. Incluso en ciertas semanas de …