• Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersMexico

National Center for Energy Control (CENACE)

The National Center for Energy Control (CENACE) is a decentralized public body whose purpose is to exercise the Operational Control of the National Electric System; the Operation of the Wholesale Electricity Market and guarantee impartiality in the access to the National Transmission Network and to the General Distribution Networks. As an Independent System Operator, it performs its functions under the principles of efficiency, transparency and objectivity, meeting the criteria of quality, reliability, continuity, safety and sustainability in the operation and control of the National Electric System It performs the operation of the Wholesale Electricity Market in conditions that promote competition, efficiency and impartiality, through the optimal allocation and dispatch of the Power Plants to meet the energy demand of the National Electric System. He is responsible for formulating the expansion and modernization programs of the National Transmission Network and the General Distribution Networks, which if authorized by the Secretary of Energy (SENER) are incorporated into the National Electric System Development Program ( PRODESEN). Its Board of Directors approved the following: MISSION CENACE, as an independent operator of the Wholesale Electricity Market and of the National Electricity System in Mexico, has the mission of: Efficiently supporting the transactions of electricity products between generators and consumers. Thus; We reliably operate the national electrical system We carry out an efficient and non-discriminatory operation of the Wholesale Electricity Market We plan an efficient expansion of the national electricity grid VIEW As a strategic activity of the State, provide users and participants of the electricity industry in Mexico with the efficient reliability of a sustainable electricity supply in the environmental, social and economic environment, through: A high quality human resource An intelligent organization Use of information and control technologies
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  • Mexico (headquarters)
  • Mexico City
  • Boulevard Adolfo López Mateos 2157, Los Alpes, Alcaldía Álvaro Obregón, Ciudad de México.