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A Call for Deeper Integration Between the Electrical Systems of the United States and Mexico

Grid Integration Cover
Grid Integration Cover

In an increasingly competitive global market, how can the United States and Mexico work together to bolster their economies and strengthen their competitive advantages? 

In this publication for the Mexico Institute and the Institute of the Americas, John McNeece, Veronica Irastorza, and Jeremy M. Martin explore challenges and opportunities of greater electricity trade between the United States and Mexico, arguing that the integration of the two countries electrical grid systems could increase the production and consumption of clean energy, lower energy costs for consumers, and make the North American region more self-sufficient in regards to energy consumption.

Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more