By Eric Zenón and Juan Rosellón
Mexico's electricity market has engaged in a deep reform process after decades of a state-owned, vertically integrated, noncompetitive closed industry. Using different modeling strategies, the authors of this paper analyze electricity transmission planning under the new industrial and institutional structure, which is characterized by a nodal pricing system and an independent system operator (ISO).
"Optimal Transmission Planning under the Mexican New Electricity Market" is published in Energy Policy. Click here to preview this paper. The full version is available on a pay-per-view basis or by subscription.