JCM Seminar in Mexico


The Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and Nippon Koei Co., Ltd. in collaboration with the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) jointly organized “Seminar on Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Implementation in Mexico” on 5 February 2020 in Mexico. The seminar was held as a part of the JCM project development activities in Latin America region funded by MOEJ in order to promote the JCM and match-making between local needs and technologies provided by Japanese companies.


In this seminar, Dr. Rodolfo Godinez from SEMARNAT and Mr. Kazuto Nakamura, Counselor, Embassy of Japan in Mexico gave opening remarks. SEMARNAT introduced progress of the Emission Trading System (ETS) in Mexico and industrial sectors covered by the ETS. TAM Energia Alianza S.A. from the state of Tamaulipas introduced current renewable energy projects and future potentials.


Nippon Koei Co., Ltd. as secretariat of the Seminar introduced overview of the JCM, ongoing JCM Model Projects in Mexico, Solar Farm technology provided by Farmland Co., Ltd. which has been installed in the other JCM partner country, and registration process to the JCM Global Match website. Furthermore, Miura Boiler Mexico and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems de Mexico introduced their technologies applicable for JCM projects.


In the discussion session in the Seminar, participants from both countries exchanged various views on each presentation. There were especially a lot of questions about detailed procedures and requirements of the JCM, suggesting high interests in the JCM by Mexican side. SEMARNAT and Nippon Koei Co., Ltd. gave closing remarks at the end of the Seminar.


The seminar was attended by nearly 70 people including those from private companies and the governments. Further activities by private sector under active public collaborations between both countries are expected to promote the JCM and dissemination of appropriate technologies in Mexico.

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  • Photo session
  • Nearly 70 people participated in the Seminar.
  • Opening remarks by Dr. Rodolfo Godinez, SEMARNAT
  • Opening remarks by Mr. Kazuto Nakamura, Counselor, Embassy of Japan in Mexico