Mexico opens up electricity market

Mexico’s Senate has approved laws which crack open its electricity sector to more private businesses. After an eight-hour debate on Sunday (20 July), the laws were passed with 89 votes in favour and 27 against. The new legal regime means private firms can generate and sell electricity while Mexican firms PEMEX and the Federal Electricity […]

Alstom lands €30m deal for geothermal in Mexico

French engineering firm Alstom has signed a €30 million (£25m) contract with Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission to build a 25MW geothermal power plant in the state of Puebla. The company has already installed 200MW of geothermal power in Mexico and its latest power station – Los Humeros III Phase A – will work in tandem […]