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The Mexican Climate Initiative Solar Bond Program
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The Mexican Climate Initiative Solar Bond Program

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Mexico Country Manager Sara Zetune Image Source: Illumexico Distributed solar power generation for residential use has been, until now, a feasible option that only high electricity consumers choose. Even during a pandemic the distributed generation interconnection contracts submitted to the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) increased from 1,031.59 MW...

Mexico Climate Recommendation: Higher Ambition in the Emissions Trading System
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Mexico Climate Recommendation: Higher Ambition in the Emissions Trading System

Mexico recently published its 2020 National Determined Contribution (NDC), which leaves us a bit perplexed since it lacks ambition and would set the country far from meeting the 50% mitigation target by 2030 suggested by the UNFCCC. To achieve this goal, political interest must be met with abatement potential and cost-effective solutions.These NDCs include an...

Mixed Signals Drive Back Renewables in Mexico
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Mixed Signals Drive Back Renewables in Mexico

A country’s energy generation capacity is influenced directly by its location and available natural resources; that is what makes Mexico such an opportunistic country to acquire multiple energy sources to power its electric grid. It currently uses most of the energy sources available to it, except tidal, wave, and hydrogen. According to IEA, Mexico consumed 285...

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