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North American leaders commit to 50% clean power goal

Energy and Environment

30 June 2016

Nieto-Trudeau-Obama-(Govt-of-Canada)-48The leaders of Canada, Mexico and the USA pledged yesterday to generate 50% of their energy using clean power sources by 2025, using sources including nuclear, renewable and carbon capture and storage technologies.

Russia-Mexico agreement enters into force

Nuclear Policies

11 August 2015

An intergovernmental agreement between Russia and Mexico on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy has entered into force, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced today. The two countries signed the agreement in December 2013.

Laguna Verde uprate signed off


21 February 2013

Laguna Verde (Iberdrola)_48Iberdrola Ingenieria has formally announced the completion of a five-year project to upgrade Mexico's only nuclear power plant, Laguna Verde.

Mexican dry storage facility nearing completion

Waste and Recycling

24 June 2016

Laguna_Verde_ISFSI_May_2016_(Holtec)-48 An independent used fuel storage installation (ISFSFI) at Mexico's Laguna Verde nuclear power plant has been built in record time, with fuel loading into the facility's storage canisters expected to begin this month.

Arrests following Mexican source theft

Regulation and Safety

10 December 2013

Six suspects, apparently unharmed, have been arrested following the theft of a truck carrying a medical radioactive source in Mexico. The source was later found but had been removed from its container.

Nuclear and wind to partner for Mexico

Nuclear Policies

02 March 2012

Jordy Herrera, March 2011 85x48Mexico has announced energy goals for 2026 that would see a combination of nuclear and wind power make up 23% of electricity. At the same time it wants to connect the entire population to the grid, decrease transmission losses and develop abundant shale gas reserves.