Mexican regulator gets requests for 7.4-GW of PV projects - report
Aug 22, 2014 - Mexico's energy regulator CRE has received requests for installation of 7,420 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation since the energy reform, local daily El Economista said Friday.
PV technology represents 65% of the new projects, followed by wind power of 4,200 MW, cogeneration with 2,853 MW, gas units of 650 MW and 311 MW of hydropower. The regulator has also received some geothermal projects.
Since the beginning of 2014, the requests for power plants have substantially increased as a result of the reform in the energy sector.
In July, CRE approved seven PV projects of combined 220 MW that will be developed in Guanajuato, Chihuahua and Coahuila states in the next two years, El Economista said in a recent report.
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