Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster updates

Crowdfunding as an investment and alternative financing tool for energy projects
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Mexico
  • 03 August 2020

Due to the excessive exploitation of finite resources such as coal and oil, alternative sources of renewable energy are required to satisfy the high demand for energy. However, the creation and use of alternative sources of renewable energy require significant investment, which has become a major obstacle. Against this background, crowdfunding platforms have become an excellent financing option to develop projects focused on generating alternative energy.

Implications of Policy of Reliability, Security, Continuity and Quality of the National Electric System
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Mexico
  • 20 July 2020

The Ministry of Energy recently published the Policy of Reliability, Security, Continuity and Quality of the National Electric System, a regulation which tacitly incorporates competition barriers for intermittent clean energy power plants. The policy allegedly aims to maintain the electricity supply and minimise risks which could prevent final users' electricity demands being met. However, it does not provide sufficient technical grounds to justify said objectives.

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