How sustainable will be the future Mexican electricity system? An environmental and socio-economic analysis of the Mexican Climate Change National Strategy in the long term

Cristina de la Rúa


She belongs to the Energy Systems Analysis Unit in CIEMAT, a public research institute for environment, energy and technology located in Madrid, Spain. She holds a PhD in Environmental Science at the Universidad Politécnica (Madrid). Her research has been focused on the Life Cycle Assessment  and Input-Output Analysis  of energy systems, specially biofuels and renewable energy technologies. She worked as postdoc at the JRC –Ispra for two years, providing based scientific policy support to the European Commission concerning biofuels, electricity production, waste management, and Life Cycle Thinking methodologies. Currently, she is visitor researcher in the Chair of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems at the Technical University of Munich, to develop ways to further link LCA, Input-Output Analysis and energy optimization models. 


Attaining a sustainable growth and mitigating climate change are some of the main concerns in the last decades worldwide, and many national measures and policies have been designed in order to minimize the negative effects... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Cristina de la Rúa (CIEMAT)
  2. Helena Cabal (CIEMAT)
  3. Antonio Rodriguez (Universidad Autónoma Del Estado de Morelos)
  4. Yolanda Lechón (CIEMAT)

Topic Areas

• Industrial ecology in developing countries , • Environmentally and socially-extended input-output analysis , • Sustainable energy systems


ThS-8 » Applications of EEIO (09:45 - Thursday, 29th June, Room E)

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