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I’ve been living the past 3 weeks in Mexico with a Mexican family.  I could not have been placed in a better home.  My family are some of the most progressive thinkers (socially, environmentally and politically) I’ve ever met.  I could not be happier to be where I am.

My host brother Miguel works for a social movement called “bicimakinas”, to repare and reuse old/donated bikes, in order to find new sources of electricity.  In Mexico, there is a plethora of availability of electricity generated through 5 hydro-electric dams across the country.  The problem is, the government restricts access to that energy to almost anyone but itself and other large corporations.  Here in Chiapas, about 40% of the people have decided against the high state tax on what should be a public subsidy and find other autonomy, environmental ways of accessing their electricity.  That’s where Miguel and the bicimakinas…

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SMIPP Ltd is a DG Independent Power Plant Private Joint Stock Company. 25-60 MW Gas Turbines Power Generators

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