Energy

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To pursue energy management planning in the Arizona-Sonora region that emphasizes collaboration on programs for the advancement of economic, social and environmental benefits of both states, and that arise from constructive solutions to shared energy supply issues.

How To Get Involved

By serving on the Energy Committee, you can participate in grassroots policy development, exchange ideas and information through cross-border communication and collaboration, and contribute to the implementation and advancement of cross-border projects. Contact your co-chairs today!

Arizona Co-Chairs


Sonoran Co-Chairs


Resources

Bi-National Electricity Transmission Opportunities for Arizona and Sonora White Paper
2012 Summer Plenary Session Presentations
2013 Summer Plenary Energy Declaration of Cooperation


AMC Grant Project

Click here to view the Energy Grant Project


Current Action Items

Archived Action Items

Action Item 1

Due Date: June 1, 2014

Energy Information Exchange

Tactic A

Due Date: June 1, 2014

As recommended by the Bi-National Electricity Transmission Task Force, the Energy Committee will continue to evaluate electricity transmission opportunities between Arizona and Sonora on an on-going basis to identify viable future energy exchange potential, especially in renewable energy development.

Tactic B

Due Date: June 1, 2014

Continue to look into the cooperation between the universities on both sides of the border.

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Accomplishments

Deepwater PortsWhere: Guaymas, Sonora
What: Deepwater Port Expands Tourism and Trade
Pillars: Trade
In 1959, early AMC accomplishments included a survey of seaports that called attention to Guaymas, Sonora, as a port for future development. In 2004, an AMC Transportation Committee study investigated and assessed the viability of the Port of Guaymas as a potential maritime addition to the Canamex Corridor. In 2008, cruise ships began docking in the now deepwater port.