Renewable energy auction scheme Mexico 2016

Name of policy Renewable energy auction scheme Mexico 2016
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
      • Tendering schemes
Sector name
  • Electricity and heat
    • Renewables
Policy description Mexico had its first round of renewable auctions for wind and solar at the beginning of 2016. The awarded projects covering approximately 2GW capacity, will receive on average $45/MWh for solar and $48/MWh for wind.
Policy type
  • Renewables1
Policy stringency
Implementation state Implemented
Date of decision 2016
Start date of implementation
End date of implementation
High impact GHG reduction
Impact indicator


Source or references http://www.paconsulting.com/our-thinking/mexican-renewable-energy-auction/

https://www.iea.org/media/pams/repolicyupdate/REDRenewablePolicyUpdateNo920160405.pdf

Supports policies
Is supported by policies
Comments (background and assessment)
Status Final

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