5th and 6th of November 2014
Electricity Future Forum
Venue: Centro Asturiano de Mexico, Mexico City
The Electricity Future Forum is part of the LNG Journal & Gas to Power Journal efforts to create a platform for knowledge sharing, market update and networking. The forum will involve strategic and technical updates and review opportunities in the Mexican electricity sector.
The Electricity Future Forum is a 2 day strategic and technical conference aimed to cover the recent legislative, geopolitical and strategic updates in the Mexican electricity sector. The forum will also cover technical and innovation aspects in the Electricity industry, focusing on the operational efficiency and flexibility of gas power plants and renewable energies.
This forum will provide a timely gathering for energy experts to discuss the current electricity market reforms taking place in Mexico as well as the challenges and opportunities in creating security of supply.
The Mexican Energy Reform has opened opportunities in the areas of Electricity Generation – which will open to private investments.
This conference will focus on the challenges and opportunities specific to Electricity: Generation, Production and Distribution in Mexico following the “Perspective for Electric Sector 2013-2027”
Mexico previous according to the Law for Renewable Energy Provisioning and Financing of the Power transition and the General Law of Climate Change that electricity generation from non-fossil energies should reach 35%of the total by 2024.
This challenge implies reviewing the current legal framework in such a way to make viable and secure private investment in complimentary activities to the public services in electricity.
The effort for the current administration, through CFE, to broaden the technology portfolio for generation is part of a strategy to meet a more efficient use of installed capacity in the country.
The efforts have been focused in the modernization of key infrastructure for generation and of the electricity networks for transmission and distribution, which will result in a more secure and reliable operation and transmission of electricity and reducing losses in electric energy.
In this way – the optimization of the electric system contributes to improving the quality of life of the population and to improve competiveness in the country.
For the electricity sector the reform creates a competitive electricity market together with open transmission access. It opens the market for sale of electricity by independent generators direct to customers and abolishes the existing requirement for all electricity to be via CFE.
The reform transforms CFE into a Productive State Enterprise with technical, management and budgetary autonomy. Therefore, CFE would compete in the electricity market with private entities but will not be privatized.
- Under-Secretariat of Electricity, SENER
- Energy Regulatory Commission, CRE*
- Mexican Association of Energy, AME
- Electricity Research Institute (IIE)
- WEC MEXICO
- China Chamber of Commerce Mexico
- Nordic Chamber of Commerce*
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