Gilberto Sánchez

Job Title
PV Standardization Secretary

Regulatory advisor in the electricity sector in Mexico with extensive experience in distributed generation. In 2016, he participated in the working groups for the approval of the general administrative provisions for the interconnection of power plants smaller than 0.5 MWp of the Special Energy Transition Programme (PETE) of SENER. He has contributed to various workshops and discussion panels related to regulation, such as those that analyzed the Electricity Industry Law in 2021 and CALIDENA, the programme to assess and improve the value chain in the photovoltaic sector led by the German National Metrology Institute (PTB), among others. It has collaborated with different manufacturers to comply with the technical requirements requested in RES/142/2017. He also has several certifications, including that of strategic and commercial partner in Mexico for the SOLAREDGE brand. His company has installed more than 6 GWp in distributed generation. He runs the online workshop portal Hablando de Energía ( which promotes knowledge of the Electricity Industry Law and its regulation. He is part of the XXII Board of Directors (2022-2024) in the National Solar Energy Association, currently as head of the Secretariat for Photovoltaic Regulation.

September 05, 2023Decentralized Photovoltaic Generation Greater than 500 kW (Isolated Supply)

September 05, 2023Panel Discussion


Further Content

Press Release

Four Major Events Accelerate the Energy Transition in Mexico

September 14, 2023

The four major energy events in Mexico, THE GREEN EXPO, Intersolar Mexico, Aquatech Mexico and Mexico WindPower, were a resounding success and exceeded all expectations.

Press Release

Intersolar Mexico Almost Tripled in Size, Becoming the Leading Event for the Solar Industry in Mexico

September 12, 2023

The 4th edition of Intersolar Mexico was held in parallel with the 30th edition of THE GREEN EXPO®, the International Environmental Congress of CONIECO, the 7th edition of Aquatech Mexico, and the 11th edition of MEXICO WINDPOWER®

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO

CSP – How Concentrated Solar Power Works

The smarter E Podcast Episode 150 | Language: English

September 14, 2023

With CSP we can achieve high temperatures of 150 - 1500 Celsius to drive power cycles or industrial processes such as cement production or green hydrogen. But how far along is CSP technology? Wes Stein will give us the answer to this and other questions.

Dr. Hamed Beheshti and Ahmad Sandid

How Solar PV Is Helping to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

The smarter E Podcast Episode 149 | Language: English

September 7, 2023

Africa has a huge untapped solar potential. The integrated solar water desalination project at Lodwar Hospital in Kenya is a flagship project that contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals.


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