The Monterrey Microgrid Project is a smart grid project located in Monterrey, Mexico City, Mexico. The project was commissioned in 2018.


The Monterrey Microgrid Project was completed using smart grid as the technology category. It is a microgrid project with a rated capacity of 130MW. It is implemented in the manufacturing facility/factory/plant.

The Monterrey Microgrid Project has the following equipment associated with it:

– Energy Storage System

Monterrey Microgrid Project development status

The commissioning of Monterrey Microgrid Project was completed in 2018.

Additional information

– The project is the first and the largest Microgrid of Mexico.
– The 12-megawatt/12-megawatt-hour device to deliver reliability and power quality at a 130-megawatt microgrid serving an automotive factory campus in Monterrey.
– The device handles spinning reserve, voltage support and frequency for the fully self-contained electrical system.

About Celsia

Celsia SA ESP (Celsia), formerly Compania Colombiana de Inversiones SA ESP, a subsidiary of Grupo Argos SA, is an energy company that generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. The company’s product categories include home line, solar energy, backup energy, thermal network, efficent lighting, electricity assets, cogeneration, energy efficiency and conventional energy. It generates energy through reservoir, hydroelectric power plants, thermo electric power plants, and wind power plants. Celsia’s transmission services comprise taking energy from the power generation plants to the points used in the municipalities’ rural and urban areas. It serves residential, official, commercial, and industrial users. The company operates through power generation plants located in Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica. Celsia is headquartered in Medellin, Colombia.


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