Renewable energy in MexicoThe United Mexican States is a country located in the southern part of North America and having the capital in the city of Mexico. In administrative terms the country is divided into 31 states and a federal ditrict.

Mexico’s renewables market outlook

Mexico’s overall installed capacity will rise 6 times unitl 2050. Utility-scale PV solar generation will add most, overshooting 100 GW until 2045, followed by onshore wind which will rise to 57 GW. Batteries will add 23 GW. As a result, 84% of the country’s power will be produced from zero-carbon sources.

Mexico’s renewable energy policy

Mexico aims at making 35% of all its energy from renewable sources by 2024.

Energy Ministry of Mexico (Secretaría de Energía de México, SENER)

The Mexican Energy Ministry is an official governmental body which responsibilities include holding tenders for renewable energy objects. .

National Water Commission (Comisión Nacional del Agua, CONAQUA)

The National Water Commission is a governmental body responsible for assessment and management of the country’s water resources, as well as water treatment and recycling.

Wind energy in Mexico

A total of USD6 bln was invested in the country’s wind energy industry. There are over1,400 wind turbines installed and operating in Mexico as of early 2017. About USD12 bln is expected to be invested in the segment in 2015-2018.

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