• Rates for the Public Transmission Service Applicable From January 1, 2019.
  • February 13, 2019 | Author: Erick Hernandez Gallego
  • Law Firm: Greenberg Traurig, S.C. - Mexico Office
  • CFE TransmisiĆ³n, a production company subsidiary of the Federal Electricity Commission (" CFE "), published on January 22, 2019 in the Official Gazette of the Federation, the update of electricity rates that will apply for the public electric power transmission service .

    This publication makes it easier for the general public to know the new rates applicable to the public electricity transmission service within the wholesale electricity market (" MEM ") as of January 1, 2019, and even to the Energy Regulatory Commission ( the "CRE") does not issue administrative provisions of a general nature referred to in articles 138 of the Electricity Industry Law (" LIE ") and 47 of the LIE Regulation.

    Electric Industry Law:

    In accordance with the provisions of articles 138 of the LIE and 47 of its Regulations, the CRE must issue, through general administrative provisions, the methodologies for determining the calculation of tariffs, the adjustment of regulated tariffs, the considerations and the prices for various services, among which the transmission service stands out. Said provisions shall be governed by principles that allow the efficient development of the industry and competitive markets, so that they reflect the best practices in investment and operation decisions, thus protecting the interests of the users.

    Rates for the transmission of electric power:

    In compliance with this legal mandate, CFE TransmisiĆ³n determined that the applicable rates for the public electric power transmission service as of January 1, 2019 expressed in pesos / kWh are the following:

    Level of tension



    Voltage> 220 kV



    Voltage <220 kV



    It is important to note that the tariffs described above will apply for all generators participating in the MEM and for energy injections at the first point of interconnection of the national territory associated with imports.

    Likewise, the tariffs for consumers will apply to all qualified users market participants, suppliers and marketers that acquire energy in the MEM or its representatives, as well as for those energy extractions in the last point of connection of the national territory associated with exports.