Veteran wind power commentator Brian Gaylord labelled Mexico's decision to cancel its latest clean energy tender “probably the worst decision taken by a policymaker” in his 14 years as an analyst.

But five days after the already-suspended process was culled completely, the Wood Mackenzie analyst and the rest of the clean energy sector are no nearer to finding out what happens next.

The Mexican government has been widely criticised for putting at risk one of the most competitive and promising wind and solar markets in the world.