Light for Mexico Programme

Name of policy Light for Mexico Programme
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
    • Direct investment
      • Funds to sub-national governments
      • Infrastructure investments
Sector name
  • Electricity and heat
    Policy description The programme aims to electrify over 1000 communities with over 100 inhabitants, both through grid extension and through solar systems. Different projects under this initiative include: Guásimas del Metate and Tierra Blanca del Picacho, both located near the mountain Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico; and in the communities of la Sierra Norte, Negra y Mixteca in Puebla.
    Policy type
    • Renewables1
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2011
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator


    Source or references http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/mexico/name-148691-en.php?s=dHlwZT1yZSZzdGF0dXM9T2s,&return=PG5hdiBpZD0iYnJlYWRjcnVtYiI-PGEgaHJlZj0iLyI-SG9tZTwvYT4gJnJhcXVvOyA8YSBocmVmPSIvcG9saWNpZXNhbmRtZWFzdXJlcy8iPlBvbGljaWVzIGFuZCBNZWFzdXJlczwvYT4gJnJhcXVvOyA8YSBocmVmPSIvcG9saWNpZXNhbmRtZWFzdXJlcy9yZW5ld2FibGVlbmVyZ3kvIj5SZW5ld2FibGUgRW5lcmd5PC9hPjwvbmF2Pg,,
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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