The 100 Resilient Cities initiative seeks 100 cities to be prepared to face the main environmental social and economic challenges of the 21st century. In 2013, Mexico City was chosen to participate in this initiative. In this context, the Resilience Strategy was developed, which aims to address some of the main resilience challenges from 5 work areas that drive the implementation of actions to increase the response and adaptation capacities of the city.
The State of Yucatan does produce its own fuels, so it depends on other states for its supply, putting it at risk of shortage. The projections of consumption for the next 10 years show that the State will continue with an energy dependence from fossil fuels from other states. However, the state has significant resources for the use of renewable energy, which can significantly reduce the dependence on natural gas for electricity generation. In this context, the Strategy was developed in order to inform the Government of Yucatan about the current context in energy matters and define actions in the short, medium and long term to transition to renewable energy sources
Financing for low carbon energy investment in cities (FELICITY), is a global program funded by the International Initiative for the Environment (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment. The initiative seeks to generate low carbon infrastructure projects in cities, so that they can access financing.
The project aimed at the development, coordination and management of social and urban environmental risks and permits for the Aguascalientes Potencia I Project. As part of the permit management, the Environmental Impact Statement, the Technical Justification Study, were prepared urban and territorial compatibilities at the state and municipal level as well as the demarcation of federal zones.