Technical Support to SENER for the Electricity Reform Implementation in Mexico

Technical Support to SENER for the Electricity Reform Implementation in Mexico

Client

SENER (Mexican Energy Secretariat), CRE (Mexican Energy Regulator)

Country

Mexico

Period

2015-2018

Within the framework of implementing energy reform in Mexico, RTE International has provided SENER with recommendations on the market, the unbundling of the incumbents, the liberalization of the electrical system, and the management of the network.

Services delivered

  • Reviews and Recommendations:
  • Connection pricing for a generator,
  • Methodology for developing the 15-year network plan (PRODESEN),
  • Definition of scenarios for the PRODESEN,
  • Implementation of the Antares-Simulator software,
  • Drafting of the regulations for the clean energy certificate trading market,
  • Development of a pricing model for ancillary services,
  • Drafting the terms of reference for the CFE (Mexican Federal Electricity Commission) audit on the progress made in the implementation of unbundling.
  • Improved cost-benefit analysis in the PRODESEN studies,
  • Selection of a consultant for the audit of the CFE (Mexican Federal Electricity Commission),
  • Assistance to the CRE (Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission) for the network pricing methodology.
  • Assistance to SENER for the “manual de programacion de salidas” (rules for coordination of maintenance scheduling between producers, consumers, transmission system operators, and distribution system operators).

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