Sofía Tamayo (Moderator)

Job Title
Head of Institutional Relations & Regulatory Affairs
Kino Energía

She holds a Master in Economic Law and a Law Degree from the Universidad Panamericana and is currently the Director of Institutional and Regulatory Relations at Kino Energía, the largest renewable assets platform - solar and wind - in Mexico with an installed capacity of 1.8 GW. She has extensive experience in the Mexican energy sector having worked in both the public and private sectors. She has worked in several law firms, in the Legal Affairs Unit of the Energy Regulatory Commission, with the founding team of the consultancy Enix, S.C., was responsible for Regulatory Affairs at AES Mexico/EnerAB and prior to her current position, she was Director of Corporate Affairs, Regulation and Social Responsibility at Zuma Energía. She is actively involved in the Mexican Electricity Sector Associations - she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Mexican Solar Energy Association (ASOLMEX) and of the Mexican Hydrogen Association (AMH), and was Head Coordinator of the Regulatory Strategy Group of the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE). In the academic field, she has been an adjunct professor of Comparative Law at the Law School of the Universidad Panamericana and guest professor of Energy Transition in the Energy Law Specialization at the Law School of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She is a partner of Mujeres en Energías Renovables.

September 06, 2023Convergence of the Solar Industry and Energy Transition in Mexico


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.


Study "PV Battery Power Plants in Europe – Status, Trends and Potentials"

The study provides an insight into the status of PV battery power plants in Europe.

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