January 25, 2015 1:22 PM ET

Electric Utilities

Company Overview of Comisión Federal De Electricidad

Company Overview

Comisión Federal De Electricidad generates, distributes, and markets electric power primarily for household and industrial customers in Mexico. The company generates electricity through thermoelectric, hydroelectric, coal-fired, geothermal, wind, and nuclear sources. It operates 209 generating plants with an installed capacity of 52,515 megawatts; and approximately 756,000 kilometers of power lines that transmits and distributes electric power, as well as serves 35.3 million customers. The company also provides telecommunications services, such as leased bandwidth services to enterprises, telecommunications carriers, and government entities; and operates fiber optic network. In addition, it ...

Reforma 164

Col. Juárez

Mexico City, DF 

Mexico

Key Executives for Comisión Federal De Electricidad

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 42
Director of Finance
Accounting Manager
Deputy Director of Financial Control
General Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Comisión Federal De Electricidad Key Developments

Comisión Federal De Electricidad to Increase Output of Four Units of Coal-Fired Power Plants

Comisión Federal de Electricidad to increase the output of four units of coal-fired power plants. By replacing turbines and other core equipment, total generating power at CFE's large-scale power generation plant will be increased from 1,200 megawatts (MW) to 1,320 MW, and generation efficiency will be enhanced. Construction work on the first unit will commence in February 2017, with work on the remaining three units to get under way progressively every six months or so thereafter. The project, which is valued about USD 200 million (JPY 23.0 billion), is scheduled for completion in February 2019.

Comisión Federal De Electricidad Launches Transmission Tenders

Comisión Federal De Electricidad launched three transmission project tenders, including one for a 115/13.8kV substation and associated transmission lines in the country's Campeche state. The 115kV transmission lines will span 67.1km. Proposals are due August 21 and the contract will be awarded on September 8. Works are scheduled to begin on September 23 of this year and finish by the end of December 2015. The second call is for the installation of 10 advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems to reduce electricity losses in Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Queretaro and Zacatecas states. The bid submission deadline is October 10 and CFE will award the contract on November 19. Works are slated to begin in January 2015 and finish by March 2016. Finally, CFE will tender the construction of a 1.9km, 400kV transmission line in Chiapas state, along with two 400kV substations with 100MVAr of compensation. Offers are due October 29 and CFE will award the contract on November 26. Works will begin in December and be completed by April 2016.

CFE and Durango Ink Gas Pipeline Agreement

CFE and the government of Durango state have signed an agreement to build the El Encino-La Laguna natural gas pipeline. The pipeline will be crucial to the economic development and sustainability of Durango. The pipeline will benefit industries in the desert regions of Lerdo, Mapimí and Gómez Palacio, home to 500,000 people. The pipeline will run 423km between El Encino and La Laguna and supply the region with 150Mf3/d of natural gas. The initiative is estimated to require an investment of $650 milion.

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