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IPPToday #294: 850 MW gas-fired power project in Mexico reaches financial close

IPPToday #294: 850 MW gas-fired power project in Mexico reaches financial close

🕔Oct 2, 2018

EVM Tenedora, S.A.P.I. de C.V. and EFS Global Energy B.V., a subsidiary of GE, has secured US$740 million financing for the development of an 850 MW power plant in Axapusco, Mexico, located approximately 60km north-east of Mexico City.

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IPPToday #293: Enel sells stake in 1.8 GW renewable projects in Mexico for US$1.4 billion

IPPToday #293: Enel sells stake in 1.8 GW renewable projects in Mexico for US$1.4 billion

🕔Oct 1, 2018

Enel, acting through its renewables subsidiary Enel Green Power (EGP), has closed the sale of 80% of the share capital of eight special purpose vehicles (SPVs), which own a combined 1.8 GW renewable capacity in Mexico, to the Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and the investment vehicle of the pension fund CKD Infraestructura México (CKD IM), an investment vehicle of some of the largest pension funds in Mexico.

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IPPToday #248: Acciona secures US$264 million for 400 MW solar project in Mexico

IPPToday #248: Acciona secures US$264 million for 400 MW solar project in Mexico

🕔Jul 18, 2018

Acciona has announced that, alongside Tuto Energy, it has signed a financing agreement for the 404 MWp Puerto Libertad photovoltaic complex in Sonora, north-west Mexico. The two companies each own 50% stakes in the project, which will deliver one of the highest-capacity solar plants in Latin America.

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Allianz Global Investors’ Infrastructure Debt and Fermaca reached a deal to refinance El Encino–La Laguna Mexico gas pipeline

Allianz Global Investors’ Infrastructure Debt and Fermaca reached a deal to refinance El Encino–La Laguna Mexico gas pipeline

🕔Jul 5, 2018

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), has announced that it has made an investment on behalf of its clients into the term refinancing of El Encino – La Laguna pipeline (EELL), an operating natural gas pipeline with over 476 Kilometres in central Mexico, sponsored by Fermaca.

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IDB to invest in 150 MW waste-to-energy project in Mexico

IDB to invest in 150 MW waste-to-energy project in Mexico

🕔May 4, 2018

The private investment arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), has approved a US$200 million loan for the construction of a greenfield waste-to-energy plant in Mexico City.

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Actis acquires 2.2 GW portfolio from InterGen

Actis acquires 2.2 GW portfolio from InterGen

🕔May 3, 2018

Actis has announced that it has acquired InterGen's portfolio of businesses in Mexico for a consolidated enterprise value of US$1.256 billion.

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Atlas Renewable Energy enters Mexico with 100 MW solar acquisition

Atlas Renewable Energy enters Mexico with 100 MW solar acquisition

🕔Apr 25, 2018

Atlas Renewable Energy has announced that it has acquired the Guajiro solar project from SunPower Corp. The project involves the development of a solar photovoltaic power plant with a planned capacity of 101.4 MW (126.4 MWp) in the municipality of Nopala de Villagran, Hidalgo state, Mexico.

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Iberdrola secures US$400 million to refinance wind projects in Mexico

Iberdrola secures US$400 million to refinance wind projects in Mexico

🕔Apr 24, 2018

Through its subsidiary Iberdola Mexico, Iberdrola has signed agreements with a consortium of ten banks for a US$400 million loan. The group will allocate the funds to refinance the construction of three wind farms in Mexico.

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Financing secured for 100 MW solar project in Mexico

Financing secured for 100 MW solar project in Mexico

🕔Apr 17, 2018

JinkoSolar has secured financing for the Viborillas solar project, which involves the development of a 100 MW ground-mounted solar farm in Yucatán state, Mexico. Lenders are providing a US$108 Million syndicated loan to the project company.

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Mexico announces fourth energy auction

Mexico announces fourth energy auction

🕔Apr 3, 2018

The Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) and National Centre for Energy Control (CENACE) of Mexico have launched the country's fourth long-term renewable energy auction. The objective of this auction is to add 13,000 MW of generation capacity and 38 TWh of clean energy to the Mexican electricity market by 2021.

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InfraRed fund acquires stake in 900 MW power project in Mexico

InfraRed fund acquires stake in 900 MW power project in Mexico

🕔Mar 23, 2018

InfraRed Infrastructure Fund V has completed the acquisition of a 35.5% equity interest from Macquarie Capital in the Norte III project, a 907 MW combined-cycle gas turbine project, currently under construction near Ciudad Juárez, in the north of Mexico.

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IPPToday #159: Mexico announces bidding process for 3000 MW transmission project

IPPToday #159: Mexico announces bidding process for 3000 MW transmission project

🕔Feb 20, 2018

The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) of Mexico has announced the bidding rules for proposals for the development of the Ixtepec Potencia – Yautepec Potencia transmission project, which includes the ​first direct current transmission line. The project represents an estimated investment of US$1.7 billion and will enter into commercial operation in the year 2021.

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IPPToday #155: Mexico opens tender for 1.5 GW Baja California transmission line

IPPToday #155: Mexico opens tender for 1.5 GW Baja California transmission line

🕔Feb 14, 2018

The Government of Mexico has started the tender process for the Baja California Transmission Line project. The tender is seeking a developer to install and operate a 1,400 km transmission line linking Seri, in the state of Sonora, in north-east Mexico, to Cucapáh in the state of Baja California.

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The Abraaj Group to build a 500 MW natural gas-fired power generation platform in Mexico

The Abraaj Group to build a 500 MW natural gas-fired power generation platform in Mexico

🕔Dec 12, 2017

The Abraaj Group announced it has invested in a 111 MW natural gas-fired power plant in Chihuahua, Mexico. The investment represents the first phase of Abraaj’s plan to develop a 500 MW natural gas-fired power generation platform in the country.

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Neoen wins third Mexican call for tenders

Neoen wins third Mexican call for tenders

🕔Dec 5, 2017

Neoen has won the third Mexican call for tenders on 22 November 2017 with its 377 MWc solar photovoltaic project in the state of Aguascalientes, due to be connected to the grid in June 2020.

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IPPToday #110: SENER announces financial close for 337 MW of solar projects

IPPToday #110: SENER announces financial close for 337 MW of solar projects

🕔Dec 1, 2017

The Secretariat of Energy (SENER) of Mexico has announced that two solar projects totaling 337 MW have officially reached financial close.

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IPPToday #108: Engie wins 687.8 MW of solar, wind projects in Mexico

IPPToday #108: Engie wins 687.8 MW of solar, wind projects in Mexico

🕔Nov 29, 2017

ENGIE strengthens its presence in the Mexican renewable energy market by obtaining four projects in the Long Term Electricity Auction organized by Mexico’s National Center for Energy Control (CENACE).

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Canadian Solar achieves 367 MW of solar in Mexico energy auction

Canadian Solar achieves 367 MW of solar in Mexico energy auction

🕔Nov 28, 2017

Canadian Solar will develop and build three projects in Mexico, totaling 367 MWp. Once connected to the grid, the electricity generated will be sold to the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) under a 15-year power purchase agreement.

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IPPToday #105: Enel will develop 593 MW of wind capacity in Mexico following the third renewable auction in the country

IPPToday #105: Enel will develop 593 MW of wind capacity in Mexico following the third renewable auction in the country

🕔Nov 23, 2017

Enel S.p.A., has been awarded the right to sign a number of contracts in Mexico to supply energy and clean certificates with four wind projects for a total capacity of 593 MW in the country’s third long-term public tender since its energy reform.

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IPPToday #102: Low record prices for Mexican 2.6 GW third renewable auction

IPPToday #102: Low record prices for Mexican 2.6 GW third renewable auction

🕔Nov 20, 2017

Mexico has selected 16 offers in the preliminary results of the country's third long-term electric power auction, receiving record low prices in the economic offers from developers.

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