The Capstone MicroTurbine is a high-tech compact power generation system, designed to run continuously for 24 hours a day and 365 days a year without the need for an on-site operator and with a small amount of maintenance and downtime.
Although the initial legislative process involved in passing the Energy Reform might have concluded, the political struggle inherent to the debate that surrounds this historic reform is far from being over or even slightly decreasing its volume (or its pitch, for that matter). Now that Pemex is about to become [...]Continue Reading →
After four months of debate, negotiation and controversy following the official announcement of the executive energy reform proposal back in early August, it appears that a workable agreement has been reached between the two dominating parties in Mexico’s legislative chambers (the center-right ruling party Partido Revolucionario Institucional, or PRI, and the right-leaning Partido [...]Continue Reading →
Capstone Turbine Corporation, based in Los Angeles, California, is one of the most important global fabricators of microturbine-based, low-emission energy generators. They were also the first ones to commercialize microturbine technology with air bearings. The company has sold close to 7,000 microturbines worldwide. These praised systems have clocked in millions of documented [...]Continue Reading →
Pemex just announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2013. As it has been widely reported throughout the day, the news was not good: the NOC reported losses of US$3.8 billion, the highest since the third quarter of 2011. Most of these losses were generated by a steady decline in crude [...]Continue Reading →
Yesterday morning, the “Privatizing Energy Reform Forum” (organized by Adán Augusto López Hernández, PRD senator from the state of Tabasco) took place in the inner conference halls of the new Reforma building of the Mexican Senate. The speakers (which included former Mexico City Mayor Alejandro Encinas and noted energy scholar Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum) [...]Continue Reading →