Tag: Mexico

UNS seeks approval for transmission line upgrades

USA, Arizona: Tucson-based UniSource Energy Services (UNS) and a Texas energy company are seeking approval of a project to upgrade an existing high-voltage transmission line between a substation near Vail and Nogales, and to build a new power line from Nogales to Mexico.

$1.8B investment in Mexican power T&D sector announced

Canada, Quebec: Canadian institutional fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), in association with Mexican consortium CKD, plans to invest $1.83 billion in energy infrastructure projects in Mexico.

Pacific Crest Transformers opens new factory in Mexico

USA, Oregon: Pacific Crest Transformers (PCT) announces has opened a new manufacturing facility in Monterey, Mexico, adding to the company’s overall capacity and creating more jobs at the Medford, Oregon facility.

Mexico to invest $46B in wind power by 2025

Mexico, Mexico City: Mexico’s wind power association (Amdee) announced this month that Mexico plans to quadruple its wind power capacity by 2025, with an investment of $46 billion.

Siemens wins $30M transmission contract in Mexico

Mexico, Mexico City: Mexico's federal utility CFE has awarded Siemens a $29.8 million substation and transmission line project in the northern state of Coahuila.

Iberdrola wins contract to build $400M power plant in Mexico

Spain, Bilbao: Iberdrola has been awarded an energy generation project in Mexico, the Noreste combined cycle power plant planned to be built in the municipality of Escobedo in Nuevo León state, which will have a capacity of 850 MW and require an investment of $400 million.

Pioneer moves dry-type transformer production to Mexico, cuts jobs in QC

USA, New Jersey: Pioneer Power Solutions, a company engaged in the manufacture, sale and service of electrical transmission, distribution and on-site power generation equipment, announced that it intends to consolidate its dry-type transformer production activities to a new, larger facility located in Reynosa, Mexico.

Reinhausen Mexico officially opened

Mexico, Queretaro: Last month the German power engineering company Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen (MR) officially opened Reinhausen México S. de R.L. de C.V (RMX) in Querétaro, in north-central Mexico.

Colombian Edemsa wins $140M power project in Mexico

Mexico, Mexico City: The Colombian Medellin Electricity company (Edemsa) is part of the consortium which has been awarded a $140 million power contract by the Federal Electricity Commission of Mexico (CFE) to implement a project which will reduce electricity distribution losses in the State of Mexico.

Carranza substation inaugurated in Mexico

Mexico, Baja California: Following the Mexican government investment of $12.5 million into electric power infrastructure in Baja California, the eastern area of Mexicali has received a new substation in Carranza and an expansion of Carranza and Centennial power lines.