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1 ELECTRICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (IIE) Renewable Energy Calle Reforma 113, col. Palmira, 62490, Cuernavaca, Mor. MEXICO Tel: Contact: Jorge M. Huacuz Presents: Esmeralda Pita,

2 IIE as a support of UNEP LAC Roles: Develop, organize and implement a minimum of one workshop on national deployment and dissemination strategies for wind and/or solar energy technology. Provide support services to Latin American and Caribbean countries on the evaluation of renewable energy resource potentials, strategies for the deployment and dissemination of wind and solar energy technologies and efficiency improvements of national and regional power systems Lead the content management of CoP PV Systems in the Finanzas Carbono website.

3 IIE as Technical Support of The Mexican Energy Sector SENER PEMEX CFE CONUUE IIE IMP ININ Geothermal & new sources of energy Technical support to

4 Who are we? The IIE was created as a decentralized organization of the Mexican Government in 1975 Mission: To promote and support innovation trough value-adding applied research and development to increase the competitiveness of Mexico s electric industry. Provide support: in electrical generation, transmission and distribution processes and improvement oil processes.

5 Organization

6 Renewable Energy at the IIE Prime Objective: To promote and support the implementation of sustainable technologies for electricity generation through non conventional energies Our department sees itself as main facilitator for the introduction of these technologies in Mexico

7 Support for Central America and the Caribbean in collaboration with UNEP Resource Assessment PV Systems Wind Power

8 Resource Assessment Develop timely and reliable information on renewable energy resources to support regional energy planning and implementation. Capabilities: Design, installation, operation and maintenance of networks for monitoring wind, solar, biogas, rivers flow, waves, tides and ocean currents. Conditioning for remote monitoring stations using satellite technology, telephone or radio Estimation of the potential of renewable energy resources, from measurements or modeling Technical and economic analysis of site-specific projects. Development of mapping and renewable energy resources geoportals publication.

9 Products: Geographical Information System for Renewable Energy Resource Assessment Official Solar and Wind Maps Resource Assessment presented in CoP 16 (Cancún, México) Biomass, Minihydro. Rivers flow, Waves, Tides and Ocean Currents (in Progress) National Laboratory for Assessment of Renewable Energy Resources in Mexico (LERM) Identification of potential areas for the implementation of renewable energy projects. Training.

10 Solar Resource Assessment

11 Wind Resource Assessment

12 PV Systems Capabilities: Grid Connected Applications Formulation and implementation of self-supply projects for any specific application. Basic and detailed engineering of systems. Characterization of PV modules and power conditioners. Study of technical and economic feasibility. Analysis of electricity demand and power quality for this type of facility. Instrumentation systems characterization, evaluation and monitoring. Support for project evaluation. Development of technical specifications. Off Grid Projects Support in planning and monitoring of rural electrification programs. Characterization and evaluation of systems for rural electrification. Support in the process of handover of projects and programs. Quality Assurance. Monitoring and evaluation of projects and programs.

13 PV Systems Main Activities: Regulations in PV rural electrification programs Regulations in PV grid connected Development of PV-Wind Hybrids Project PV Systems Grid Connected GEF UNDP 2011 Objectives: Support activities for massive renewable energy Implementation Peaks load reduction with PV systems. Evaluate potential for grid-connected PV systems to reduce seasonal (summer) peaks Mexican Center for Innovation in Solar Energy (In Progress)

14 Support in Wind Power IIE performs the activities required in the project development stage. In this sense its capabilities are: Prospecting and wind resource assessment. Generation of preliminary indicators. Project formulation. Technical and economic feasibility studies. Basic engineering and detailed design. Advice regarding permitting process and project development executives. Monitoring and evaluation of operational performance. Advising on issues of power curve guarantee and investigation of the cause of recurring problems. Training, management and project development of bilateral or multilateral cooperation.

15 Regional Center for Wind Technology CERTE It was built with financial support from the GEF trough UNDP. Action Plan for Removing Barriers to the Implementation of Wind Power in México Projects in progress: Wind turbine development 1.2 MW Human Resource Building

16 Location

17 Calle Reforma 113, col. Palmira, 62490, Cuernavaca, Mor. MEXICO Tel: Contact: Jorge M. Huacuz Presents: Esmeralda Pita,

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