Aerospace News

  • NEXTracker prompt deliveries lead to early start up of solar plant in Coahuila

    NEXTracker, a Flex subsidiary, announced that it has successfully delivered 754 megawatts (MW) of solar trackers —the devices that orients solar panels toward the Sun— to the Villanueva solar project, the largest solar facility in the Americas, located in Torreon, Coahuila.

    The company was selected by Enel Green Power to supply and install the trackers and piers. As the mounting solution provider on the project, NEXTracker, in turn,

  • Macquarie Capital sells 45.5% stake in power plant under construction in Ciudad Juarez

    Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investing arm of Macquarie Group, announced it has sold a 45.5% equity interest in Norte III, a 907 MW combined cycle power generation facility currently in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, to an entity controlled by affiliates of InfraRed Infrastructure Fund V and Invex Infraestructura.

    As a result of the transaction, InfraRed and Invex acquired a 35.5% and 10.0%

  • Repsol enters Mexico’s fuel retail market with a US$ 420 million investment plan

    Spain-based oil and gas company Repsol will invest around US$ 420 million over the next five years, to open between 1,000 and 1,250 gas stations in Mexico, with which it expects to reach a market share of 8% to 10%.

    This work plan will involve opening 200 to 250 service stations per year, said Maria Victoria Zingoni, Repsol Downstream's general director.

    At a press conference, the executive said that the resources will be

  • G500 Network reaches 100 stations in Mexico

    With expectations of creating any number between 550 and 600,000 jobs during the months of April through June; the year 2018 has prospects of becoming the second year with the highest job creation record in Mexico. G500 Network already has presence in 15 states in Mexico, and it is working on the change of its 1400 service stations affiliated to its network.  Its 100th gasoline station was recently inaugurated in El Pedregal, Delegacion

  • Canadian energy firm ATCO builds US$ 54 million power plant in Durango for Chemours

    Canadian energy firm ATCO announced it will build, in partnership with RANMAN Energy, La Laguna Cogeneration Facility, a new 26-megawatt (MW) cogeneration project on the site of a Chemours Company chemical facility, with an investment of CAD 70 million (about US$ 54 million).

    Located near the city of Gomez Palacio in the northern state of Durango, the project will consume excess gas and reuse steam produced by the host facility’s