Energy policy and PV market opportunities in Mexico


Thursday, May 19, 2022 I Language: English

The energy policy in Mexico has been a source of concern for local and foreign companies from the renewable energy sector. The speakers will explain the current situation in the regulatory arena and will discuss about the market segments which represent business opportunities for Mexican and foreign companies of the PV sector.

Our Guests

Karla Cedano, President of ANES

She is Secretary of Technological Management and Liaison of the Institute of Renewable Energies of the UNAM, Administrative Manager of CeMIE-Sol, Coordinator of the Solar Energy Network, and President of the National Association of Solar Energy (ANES).

She holds a PhD in Engineering and Applied Sciences, is a member of the Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities of the State of Morelos, of the Editorial Committee of the Energy Efficiency Magazine of FIDE, of the Mexican Society for the Dissemination of Science and Technology, of the Innovation Assessment Committee of CeMIE-Sol, mentor of the Network of Women in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, of the Global Women's Network for Energy Transition and member of the International Women's Forum.

Nelson Delgado, General Director of ASOLMEX

Power sector specialist with significant experience in the Wholesale Electricity Market implementation and modelling of the National Power System (Mexico). In April 2021, Nelson was appointed as Managing Director of Mexican Association of Solar Energy (ASOLMEX).

Previously he worked as Deputy General Manager of Wholesale Electricity Market Surveillance at the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), General Manager for Generation and Transmission of Electricity and General Manager for Generation and Transmission of Electricity at the Ministry of Energy (SENER).

He participated in the formulation of the National Electric System Development Program (PRODESEN) 2016-2030, 2017-2031 and 2018-2032, led the first bidding process by the Ministry of Energy (SENER) for private investment in transmission lines and the establishment of the requirements for acquisition of Clean Energy Certificates (CEL) 2019, 2020, 2021 y 2022.

Nelson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and also has Master Studies in Financial Optimization from UNAM. In 2020, he was awarded the Medal of University Merit "Gabino Barreda".

Your Host

Marisol Oropeza

Born in Mexico and based in Germany since 2004, Marisol's academic and professional background are international and multidisciplinary. She has worked in the public, non-profit and private sector in Mexico and Germany, and has worked in the solar heating and cooling market since 2008. Her core competencies are in strategic marketing, business development and project management.

Since 2016, she works as independent business and marketing consultant specialized in the solar market. She has advised important European companies and organizations and leads international projects from the solar market.

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