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Thermoelectric, 8 times more expensive than clean energy

After the approval of the reform of the Electrical energy Trade Regulation and the next publication within the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF), it’s pertinent to ask ourselves what’s the manufacturing price of electrical energy in Mexico, if the thermoelectric waves clear energies.

That is what the reform consists of

The reform, in a easy manner, seeks to provide precedence to crops of electrical energy manufacturing of the Federal Electrical energy Fee (CFE) above that of the personal turbines.

The distinction is that the earlier reform gave precedence to non-public firms pressure the CFE to purchase the most affordable vitality accessible out there, which is wind and photo voltaic. Now, the CFE crops have precedence by ideological determination.

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That is completed to make the most of the gas oil that’s overproducing Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) (produces extra of this than gasoline), since its use is prohibited in boats if its sulfur content material is excessive, there isn’t any one to promote it to. By having extra stock, Pemex refineries make unscheduled stoppages.

That is what it prices to supply electrical energy in Mexico

Information from the Vitality Regulatory Fee (CRE) reveal that in February 2021, the Megawatt-hour (MWh) of the thermoelectric, that function on the idea of gas oil (and they’re owned by CFE) it price 3,271 pesos. The carboelectric they price 835 pesos per MWh, these of turbogas, 8 thousand 835 pesos, and people of inner combustion, 2 thousand 53 pesos. Right here you may corroborate the information: (https://www.gob.mx/cre/es/articulos/consulta-las-memorias-de-calculo-de-las-tarifas-electricas?idiom=es)

However, the MWh of vitality wind price 383 pesos, whereas the vitality photo voltaic had a value of 586 pesos per MWh.

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Because of this 8.54 MWh of wind vitality is equal to 1 MWh of thermoelectric crops, and the equal in photo voltaic vitality is 5.58 MWh per 1.

Why is not the ability taking place on my invoice?

The vitality reform allowed the financial competitors within the electrical energy era market. Don’t it was like that out there of contracting electrical providers. So if you open your contract electrical you are able to do it solely with the CFE, therefore there isn’t any competitors. On this case, the CFE distributes the vitality it buys and you’ll promote it at excessive revenue margins.

And in case there’s losses, as happens when resorting to dearer sources of vitality, the Secretariat of tax authorities presents you a subsidy to forestall costs from rising for you. In that case, CFE losses come again to you within the type of taxes.

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