Country profile: Mexico

Summary figures for 2012

The following information is from the NEA publication Nuclear Energy Data, the annual compilation of official statistics and country reports on nuclear energy in OECD member countries.

Country
Number of nuclear power plants connected to the grid
Nuclear electricity generation
(net TWh) 2012
Nuclear percentage of total electricity supply
Mexico
2
9.3
3.5
 
OECD America
125
869.3
18.0
 
OECD Total
331
1 884.0
18.9
 

Country report

A new administration took office on 1 December 2012, for a six-year period, until 30 November 2018.

Before the end of 2012, Mexico had become a full member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group and had ratified the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material.

In October 2012, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) carried out an OSART Mission (Operational Safety Assessment Review Team) in the Laguna Verde nuclear power plant.

Also in 2012, the Laguna Verde nuclear power plant performed the 14th fuel reload of unit-I and the 12th fuel reload of unit-II.

Source: Nuclear Energy Data 2013

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Last reviewed: 11 December 2013