TIme
Analysis
Weighed down by uncertainty, private project development is slowing down but developers are not sitting still.
Wind
Analysis
Challenging times seem to draw near for wind development in Mexico, but the sector’s future potential is only increasing.
Gerardo Perez, EDF Renewables
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Gerardo Pérez
Vice President and Country Manager Mexico
EDF Renewables
Gerardo Pérez outlines how EDF Renewables is applying its long-standing expertise in the Mexican market.
EDF Interviewee video
Video
EDF Renewables' Distinguished Approach Toward Signing PPAs
 Power Producer Priorities
Video
Mexico’s main private power producers say they are ready to address the country’s energy needs in any form the government needs them to.
Energy Forum
News Article
Mexico’s main private power producers say they are ready to address the country’s energy needs in any form the government needs them to.
Gerardo Pérez
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Gerardo Pérez
Director General
EDF Renewables
EDF Renewables is a market leading independent power producer and service provider with over 30 years of expertise in renewable energy.
MEF 2019
News Article
Mexico Energy Forum 2019: Private Sector a Key Player in Energy Transition panel highlights
Vicente García
Roundtable
Vicente García
Vicente García
Business Development Manager Mexico
Isolux Corsán

Almost 50 percent of CFE’s 100,000km of HV transmission lines are more than 20 years old. Given that estimated generation growth is between 4 and 5 percent annually, and there will be budget limitations at the federal level, the need for private investment to extend and revamp this aged infrastructure is a critical reality. An important issue that worries potential investors in Mexico is rights of way. The preliminary guidelines for the bidding of the Oaxaca-Valley of Mexico DC transmission lines are out but we have yet to see the final guidelines that address all the questions that developers had. This project will play a major role in alleviating the bottleneck for wind projects but is not the only important one.

MER asked the industry leaders about the challenges Mexico must face to revamp its electricity infrastructure in an open market with multiple players.
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