This case study presents how Mexico has tackled the issue of renewable energy. Mexico’s la Ventosa region has ample wind resources but is remote. The national electric utility would not build the lines needed to transmit la Ventosa’s electricity to the grid without assurances that developers would follow through on their generating plans. But developers could not obtain needed financing in the absence of a guaranteed transmissionnetwork. To break the deadlock, the country conceived a planning process that yields a shared transmission network funded jointly by developers.

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Organization: WB

Topics: Tourism, Technology

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2014

Language: English