Electricity Industry Law

Name of policy Electricity Industry Law
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Mexico
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
      • Tax relief
Sector name
  • Electricity and heat
    Policy description Electricity Industry Law stipulates a non-discriminatory grid access for renewable energy generators. Also the Law guarantees renewable energy generators right to sell produced electricity on a spot market. Both provisions apply to generators with a capacity under 9MW.

    The Law exempts eligible generators from transmission fees and provides for reduced fees for generators of 9MW-20MW capacity.

    The Law determines cost allocation for grid expansion

    Policy type
    • Renewables1
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2004
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator


    Source or references http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/mexico/name-148723-en.php?s=dHlwZT1yZSZzdGF0dXM9T2s,&return=PG5hdiBpZD0iYnJlYWRjcnVtYiI-PGEgaHJlZj0iLyI-SG9tZTwvYT4gJnJhcXVvOyA8YSBocmVmPSIvcG9saWNpZXNhbmRtZWFzdXJlcy8iPlBvbGljaWVzIGFuZCBNZWFzdXJlczwvYT4gJnJhcXVvOyA8YSBocmVmPSIvcG9saWNpZXNhbmRtZWFzdXJlcy9yZW5ld2FibGVlbmVyZ3kvIj5SZW5ld2FibGUgRW5lcmd5PC9hPjwvbmF2Pg,,
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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