Rocio Nahle, Minister of Energy, explained that a micronuclear plant is being considered, which would be the second one of its kind in the country.
Luis Carlos Gutiérrez
Mexican Geothermal Association
The Los Azufres II project in 2003 marked the last new installed geothermal capacity in Mexico
The government must include nuclear energy in its energy plans, because even given the potential of hydro, wind and geothermal, backup from nuclear…
José Raúl Ortiz
Mexican Nuclear Society (SNM)
“Laguna Verde has been operating for more than 20 years but many people do not know about it."
National Institute of Nuclear Investigation (ININ)
Nuclear power has been part of Mexico’s energy mix for more than 20 years, contributing around 5% of the country’s total electricity generation.
Laguna Verde has an installed capacity of 1610MW, accounting for 0.4% of the global installed nuclear power capacity.
The use of new types of fuel has increased the quantity of nuclear fuel reserves available, providing an alternative source of base energy.