Mexico's Congress Studies Renewable Energy Bill

Renewable energy sources considered by the legislation are wind, geothermal, solar, wave power, hydroelectric, biomass and biofuels among others.

Published: 04-Jan-2006

Mexico's lower house energy committee approved draft legislation in December to promote the use of renewable energy sources that will be analyzed by congress starting January 4, a spokesperson from the lower house's communications department told BNamericas.

According to the bill, renewable energy sources should represent at least 8% of total Mexican energy sources in 2012 and aim to generate 200MW a year, the spokesperson said.

Renewable energy sources considered by the legislation are wind, geothermal, solar, wave power, hydroelectric, biomass and biofuels among others.

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