Mexico should move to discourage speculators in its clean-energy auctions by embracing a pre-qualification system similar to those in place in Brazil and South Africa, says Steve Sawyer, secretary-general at the Global Wind Energy Council.

Mexico’s first three clean-energy auctions, held between March 2016 and November 2017, have been hailed as a landmark in the global renewables market, with average prices falling from $47.78/MWh