Country:Mexico
Year:2012 (Oct 10th)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2012 (Oct 10th)
Policy Type:Policy Support>Institutional creation
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources>Power
Policy Sector:Electricity, Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
URL:http://www.diputados.gob.mx/LeyesBiblio/ref/lgcc.htm
Description:

This Law aims to align activities on mitigation and adaptation between the different government entities. The Law establishes following institutions:

  • 1) the National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change,
  • 2) the Climate Change Council  
  • 3) the Inter-secretariat Commission for Climate Change.

The Law defines several GHG mitigation targets that directly incentivise the development of renewable energies. These are:

  • 1) To generate at least 35% of power with clean technologies by 2024.
  • 2) To reduce emissions by 30% by 2020, and 50% by 2050 compared to 2000.

 

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