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Energy regulation to promote geothermal energy in Mexico

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Faced with a sharp decline in Mexico’s crude oil production in November 2008 the Mexican Congress approved the Renewable Energy Usage and Energy Transition Financing Act. This legislation established the groundrules for private self-generation projects using renewable energy and conferred new powers on the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) to regulate the renewables sector.


To assist the CRE in defining the necessary actions to promote the installation of geothermal projects making use of the regulator’s new powers.


Energy Regulation Commission (CRE)