Zuma Awards 2017-2018
Best Renewable Energy Collaboration 2017 MIREC Awards
In May 2017, Zuma Energía was awarded the Best Renewable Energy Collaboration for its partnership with Actis and Mesoamerica. With the support of its two investors, Zuma managed to propel itself as a company leader in the acquisition, financing, and development of solar and wind projects.
Rising Star Company S&P Global Energy Awards
In December 2017, Zuma Energía received the Rising Star Award Company, which is awarded to the most promising company in the energy sector globally. The three projects that Zuma obtained during the second long-term electricity auction made it the winning company in this process. Moreover, the financial close of the 3 projects –announced between August and September- meant the consolidation of a new business model.
Americas ECA Finance Deal of the Year TFX: Deals of the Year Awards 2017
TFX Awards were announced in April 2018 to the companies that achieved the best financial agreements for the consolidation of projects. Zuma Energía was recognized with the Reynosa Wind Farm for being the largest wind farm financing in Mexico to date in which the support of ECA and DFI was combined to provide the first fundable structure under the new energy purchase agreements offered in the auctions of long-term energy in Mexico.
Deal of the year 2017, Latin America Project Finance Borrower of the Year Power Finance and Risk
In May 2018, Zuma Energía was recognized in the category of best project 2017 for the financial close of its wind farm in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, which will be the largest in Mexico and which obtained its financing of $616 million dollars through development and private sector banks, becoming the first company to obtain the necessary resources through an energy acquisition agreement.