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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Private renewable energy firms in Mexico should pay for part of the baseload power underpinning the flow of electricity on the grid, the head of the state power company said on Friday, as a dispute on the future of the local industry roils the market. FILE PHOTO: Federal Commission of Electricity (CFE) Director Manuel Bartlett attends a news conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido. Manuel Bartlett, director of the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) and staunch defender of the state, told Reuters he favors more clean energy and wants to reduce Mexico’s use of fuel oil as a major source of power generation. But he said renewable operators had not been pulling their weight in contributing to the infrastructure that sustains the... Full story

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