Gearing Up for CENACE – Velocity Suite Update



The January 1, 2017 go-live date for CENACE is rapidly approaching. The Velocity Suite team at ABB has been busy collecting and incorporating this data into the Velocity Suite. Interested in knowing what data is currently available or planned for CENACE?

CENACE Data Currently Available or Planned

CENACE overview map | ABB Energy Market Intelligence
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Preliminary day ahead LMP prices – Includes all history and revisions for over 2,300 nodes. Nodes are classified as either zone, generator, or load. Congestion and loss data is provided in addition to LMP pricing. Data is available at an hourly granularity.

CENACE LMP Pricing | ABB Energy Market Intelligence
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Preliminary day ahead ancillary service prices – Five ancillary market prices for the eight ancillary service regions in Mexico. Assigned volumes for ancillary prices are included. Data is available at an hourly granularity.

CENACE Ancillary Pricing | ABB Energy Market Intelligence
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Regional hourly demand, hourly generation, and daily forecasted hourly demand – Hourly volumes in MWs for the nine reporting regions in Mexico. A tenth region, Mulége, is expected to begin publishing data after the January 1st go-live date.

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Additions and updates to new entrants data – More than 50 generation plants have been added in Mexico, and improvements to existing infrastructure are ongoing.

CENACE Capacity Auction Map | ABB Energy Market Intelligence
Planned unit capacity additions, colored by primary fuel and sized by nameplate capacity. (click to enlarge)

Other upcoming data additions include (but are not limited to):

Hourly Zonal Load Volumes
Real Time 5-minute Averages of Regional Demand
Real Time 5-minute Averages of Regional Generation
Real Time 5-minute Averages of Regional Net Interchange
Real Time 5-minute Averages of Path Flow between Regions
FTR Auction Results

More Information

The Velocity Suite team’s recent webcast on CENACE data and its utilization within the Velocity Suite can be viewed here.

For updates regarding the implementation of CENACE, or for assistance querying any of the data outlined above, please contact Velocity Suite Support.