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Legal Update

Mexican Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) Tenders Largest Transmission Line Project in Country’s History

27 February 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) is tendering a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line with an approximate investment of USD 1.7 billion, which will transport the clean energy generated from the wind farms and cogeneration plants in the Tehuantepec Isthmus (Istmo de Tehuantepec), in the state of Oaxaca, to central Mexico. The project intends to take advantage of the massive generation capacity of the isthmus. This Legal Update provides the details of the project, the bidding process and the contract.


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    T +52 55 9156 3709
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