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Key Project Will Remain Unfinished Under Current Administration

By Paloma Duran | Wed, 06/08/2022 - 18:04

President López Obrador said his administration will not be able to finish some railway projects on time. Doppelmayr declared that it delivered an internationally certified and self-sustainable cableway system to the local government. In addition, Sonora’s government announced an investment of over US$1.5 million to guarantee water supply for the local population and its industry.

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Mexico-Queretaro Train to Be Constructed by Next Administration

With the aim to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government and the private sector announced an Infrastructure Package featuring various projects in 2020, including the Mexico-Queretaro Train, originally designed by the Peña Nieto administration. Nevertheless, two years later, President López Obrador announced the next administration would have to carry out its construction.

Doppelmayr Hands Over Cablebus Line 1’s Management

Konstantinos Panagiotou, CEO, Doppelmayr Mexico, announced the company is officially handing over the management of Cablebus Line 1, which goes from Indios Verdes to Cuautepec, to Mexico City’s government. The transaction is carried out a year after the system started operations, running successfully without notable incidents or cabin failures.

Sonora to Guarantee Water Supply for Hermosillo

Sonora’s Governor, Alfonso Durazo, announced measures to assure a sufficient water supply in Hermosillo, which include both water awareness campaigns and upgrades for the existing water infrastructure. The program will require an investment of over US$1.5 million. State authorities emphasize that the federal government backed the Sonora’s water plans.

Jalisco Will Not Take on Debt to Build Light Rail

Jalisco Governor, Enrique Alfaro announced the state will not go into debt to cover the MX$2 billion (US$102.16 million) the state will invest to build the Light Rail’s Line 4 in Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, a project valued at MX$9.72 billion (US$496.3 million). According to state authorities, its share would come from the 2022, 2023 and 2024 budgets.

Wärtsilä Highlights Power-to-X Potential at Día Nórdico 2022

Mexico’s Día Nórdico 2022, a virtual Nordic Day organized by Mexico’s Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish embassies, in cooperation with the Mexican Ministry of Economy, addressed pioneering innovations focused on enabling the green energy transition. Finland’s sustainable solution frontrunner Wärtsilä outlined a particularly exciting prospect: using innovative technology to revolutionize how Power-to-X (P2X) is used for electricity generation, the company manages to tackle some of the biggest conundrums regarding the energy transition.

View from the Top: Industries Need Reliable, High-Quality Infrastructure to Prosper

Through development of industrial infrastructure, Kepler helps Mexico’s key economic sectors to grow, says VP Abigail Arocha.

View from the Top:  Mexico Has Strong Hydropower Potential for Energy Transition

CIPRO’s Manuel Salas shares his insights on the potential of hydropower in Mexico as an important element of the energy transition.

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Paloma Duran Paloma Duran Journalist and Industry Analyst