Article: Proposed Amendments to the Legal Framework for the Mexican Electric Power Industry

Article: Proposed Amendments to the Legal Framework for the Mexican Electric Power Industry


Print version | October 2021 |


The future of the Mexican electric power industry lies in a vote, or a series of votes, on a bill that is pending before the Mexican Congress.[i] We may see deep structural change in the sector.  

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador submitted the bill at the end of last month. AMLO, as the President is known, calls for restoring the legal framework for electric power to what was in place in the early 1990s before previous administrations began loosening restrictions on private participation in certain activities previously reserved to the State.

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