2016 was Ground Zero for Mexico’s energy industry future, when many things happened for the first time. The future holds as many promises as it does risks. The emergence of a solid pipeline of clean energy projects is putting a lot of work in the hands of developers and authorities tasked with supervising and authorizing the construction of plants, while entities like CRE are still in the process of creating regulations to clear some of the remaining hurdles to complete the Mexican power sector’s transformation.

In this chapter, expert analysts and market players ponder the future of the new power market from a financial, fiscal and technological perspective and offer their insights on what is needed to implement the next steps in talent development and sustainability. It also looks at what remains to be done for CFE and CRE to achieve a complete liberalization of the market.