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Renewable energy is under siege in Mexico, say experts

The decision to refuse the appeal of 10 large-scale renewable energy projects across Mexico has left environmentalists and investors aghast.

Mexico confirms the creation of a state-owned lithium company

During a morning press conference, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed that his government would establish a state-owned lithium company.

CFE to invest billions to improve Yucatán’s energy infrastructure

The CFE announced that it will invest US$4.5 billion to build new power plants in Yucatán and Baja California.  One power plant is planned for...

Mexico to build 2 new power plants in Yucatán

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced yesterday that his government is committed to building two new power plants in Yucatán.

150 Mexican oil industry workers get a pink slip the modern...

The workers previously employed by Pemex contractors Marinsa and Maren say that the message informed them of their immediate termination and loss of benefits.

After blackouts, CFE will build 2 new power plants in Yucatán

The CFE says that it plans to build two new power plants in Yucatán, where blackouts have bedeviled residents for years. The new plants in...

Big business in Mexico moves toward ditching dirty CFE power

Many of Mexico's biggest companies including Bimbo and Telcel say that they have begun to move away from the CFE in favor of greener...

People in Merida’s north hit with nighttime power failures

Power outages in northern Mérida caused anger among tens of thousands of residents.  The unexpected interruption of electricity affected users in areas such as Francisco...

Gasoline prices continue to soar in Mexico

Gasoline prices in Mexico continue to rise, with a liter costing upwards of 25 pesos in some parts of the country. The average cost of...

New natural gas pipelines coming to Mérida this month

Some parts of Mérida to get residential natural gas as early as late March says energy company Engie.  Some news outlets had previously reported that...

AMLO gets his way: Thanks to new law, the CFE to...

Mexico's senate has approved a new reform to the law governing the production and distribution of electricity. The reforms are described by President Andrés Manuel...

Residents of San Damian not happy with new gas line

Residents of Mérida's San Damian neighborhood gathered to protest the ongoing construction of a natural gas line running under their streets. Residents expressed concern that...

Government seeks bidders to run natural gas lines to Yucatán

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced a tender will soon be launched for a long-promised natural gas pipeline in Yucatán. “We are about to tender...

Businesses cheer promise of power grid fixes, but have questions

Leaders of the local business sector celebrated Saturday's presidential announcement of a new power plant on the Yucatan Peninsula. But they also asked for details,...

Homes in north will be cooking with (natural) gas by 2020

Alternative to propane and CFE will save money for homeowners, businesses