Once again, Ingeteam, the leader in operation and maintenance services in Mexico, is to take part in the most important event for the country's wind power sector: Mexico WindPower 2016, to be held on the 24th and 25h February at the Banamex Centre in Mexico City. During the Fair, Ingeteam will showcase its latest advances in the Integrated Management and Advanced Analysis of Wind Farms. Visitors will also get the opportunity to view the company's innovative developments in energy storage systems and SCADA solutions.
This event coincides with the announcement that Ingeteam Service has been awarded the operation and maintenance services for the Tacotan and Trigomil hydropower plants, both located in the state of Jalisco. This is the company's first contract in the hydropower sector in Mexico.
With these new contracts, Ingeteam Service is responsible for the maintenance of 15 MW of the total installed power at the plant, thereby diversifying its business in Mexico with its entry into the hydropower sector.
The company has been present in Mexico since 1998, where it has positioned itself as the leading company in the provision of wind farm operating and maintenance services, providing services to half a thousand wind turbines, with a total maintained power of 1.4 GW.
Ingeteam is also the leading company in the solar PV sector, managing more than half the solar power installed in the country through its inverters. In fact, on the 19th February, the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, inaugurated the SEDENA photovoltaic project in Nuevo Leon, at the Ministry of Defence. This major project, which has 472 solar panels, incorporates Ingeteam inverters.
Through its Business Unit, Power Grid Automation PGA, and the Unit's Technical and Sales offices in Mexico CIty, Ingeteam continues to strengthen its position in the Mexican wind power market, with its latest project PE INGENIO 49.5 MW on the Isthmus of Teuhantepec, reaching a share of more than 950 MW.
The company has more than 300 employees in Mexico, with offices in Oaxaca, in Juchitán de Zaragoza, dedicated to the provision of O&M services to wind and PV farms, and another office in Monterrey. It also has an office in Mexico City, dedicated to the distribution of equipment and the execution of projects for the automation and protection of distribution power networks and substations for the transmission of renewable energies.