Posts tagged: Mexico

US, Canada and Mexico Pledge 50% of Power from Clean Energy by 2025

Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto to announce new ‘aggressive but achievable’ goal at ‘Three Amigos’ summit in Ottawa Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto will commit to a new regional clean power goal at a summit this week in Ottawa, the White House has said. The leaders of the US, […]

Ford To Buy Solar Power From 20 MW Mexico Solar Power Plant

Ford To Buy Solar Power From 20 MW Mexico Solar Power Plant (via Clean Technica) This was a bit of a shocker to me. We all know that Google, IKEA, Walmart, Walgreens, Apple, GM, and several other major corporations have been investing heavily in solar power (presumably, to help combat climate change and to because […]

Latin America’s Largest Solar Energy Plant In The Works

A new 30 MW solar photovoltaic power plant is currently being constructed in Mexico — in La Paz, Baja California Sur. Once completed, the plant will be Latin America’s largest photovoltaic solar power plant, providing enough electricity to power an estimated 160,000 households. The plant is being built by Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer […]

Energy Innovation: Massive Solar Downdraft Tower Proposed in Arizona

The U.S.-Mexico border has been gaining attention lately, but not for what you might expect. Solar Energy, Inc. is attempting to build a massive hollow tower reaching 2,250 feet in height and 500 feet in width. If approved, this colossal structure would be able to generate 600 megawatt hours of electricity! Solar Wind Energy is […]

A ‘Smart Grid’ for Mexico?

(From: Smart Grids Flanders) With regard to Mexico’s energy sector, the incorporation of a smart grid into its current electric system is of extreme importance and it is for this reason that the agreement signed this week between the CRE (Energy Regulating Commission) and the USTDA (U.S. Trade and Development Agency) is of such transcendental […]