The owners of the Los Guindos dual-fuel peaking plant seek to convert it to a combined-cycle gas turbine once gas supply is reestablished in Biobío region.
BNamericas spoke to Samara Salgado, Latin America marketing director for Generac, about the need for backup generating units amid the increasing frequency of extreme weather events in the region.
Financial settlements for immediate-delivery contracts in July reached 1.48bn reais, or 66.56% of the total due, according to power market clearing house CCEE.
As Mexico builds up its energy generation capacity and natural gas pipeline network, and with its wholesale power market growing, developers should take advantage of the moment to get in on the action, says Sam Johnson, head of Genscape's Mexico power market team.
A report published this week by the mining and energy ministry predicts that production will accelerate at a faster rate than demand.