Photovoltaic Power Plant at Central de Abasto (CEFV CEDA)

Source: International Energy Agency
Last updated: 22 March 2022

The capital government, through the local Secretariat for Economic Development (SEDECO), announced the construction of a Photovoltaic Power Plant in the Central de Abasto (CEFV CEDA), in collaboration with the Federal Energy Secretariat (SENER). The plant will be operated by the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) and will be the largest in the world within a city.


The MXN 400 million plant will be built with resources from the Fund for the Energy Transition and Sustainable Use of Energy (FOTEASE). It will produce, in a first phase, 18 megawatts (MW) with the option of generating twice that, with a generation of around 60 Gigawatt-hours (GWh).

As a part of the project, on December 17th, 2021, CFE published the open auction (CFE-0035-CACON-0025-2021) to build two Photovoltaic Power Plant of Distributed Generation of 500 kW each one. Once the project is awarded, both plants will be ready and operational in 4 months. 

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