Projects to obtain the environmental green light include a US$516mn transmission line and a US$594mn combined-cycle gas turbine.
The country is stepping up efforts to shore up the grid as new capacity comes online and in preparation for a planned increase in regional energy exchange.
Power generation on the coal and natural gas-dependent northern SING grid fell 17% in February.
The Spanish company is currently building five natural gas-fired power stations in Mexico.
The general manager of Excelerate Energy in Brazil, David Drummond, spoke to BNamericas about the operational and business plans of the Texan company in the South American country, where it operates Experience, the largest floating regasification and storage unit (FSRU) hired by Petrobras.
SMEs and industrial clients are increasingly opting to negotiate power supply contracts directly with generators, rather than purchasing from distributors. As a result, the national energy commission will reduce the scope of an upcoming regulated market tender.