15 new clean energy plants located in eight states of the country

On November 22nd, , the ruling of the Third Long Term Electric Auction, carried out by the National Center for Energy Control and the Ministry of Energy, was announced and the assignees of the long term electricity coverage contracts was disclosed.

This contracts represent an approximate investment of USD 2.4 billion, and the construction of 15 new clean energy plants, located in eight states of the country that wil represent a total generation capacity of 2,730 MW.

The offered price for this auction of USD 20.57 per megawatt/hour is one of the lowest prices achieved internationally and Sonora, Nuevo León, Aguascalientes and Coahuila will be some of the beneficiary states.

Among the projects to be developed are included:


Source: SENER

2017 long term auction preliminary results

The evaluation of the economic offers related to the Third Long Term Electric Auction of 2017 concluded successfully with the determination of preliminary results.
An investment of 2.369 billion dollars is estimated for 15 new electric power plants.
The results are subject to a validation process through CENACE. The official winning bids along with the ruling will be announced on November 22nd.

Source: SENER
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