Augsburg/Medellín (Colombia), 10.03.2022 - With immediate effect, meteocontrol GmbH and Celsia S.A. are entering into a cooperation with Colombia and the whole of Central America: In future, the Colombian energy supply company will monitor its entire portfolio of photovoltaic plants with meteocontrol's VCOM Cloud system. The system also centralizes and facilitates control, maintenance and repair tasks. The partnership is part of meteocontrol's internationalization strategy. With this, the leading provider of independent PV monitoring and control systems further strengthens its market presence in the dynamic Latin American market.
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Celsia is an energy company of the Argos Group and operates an extensive renewable energy generation network with a total capacity of approximately 1,400 MW. This enables the company to supply clean electricity to more than 1.2 million consumers in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Honduras. Celsia bundles the operational management of its production facilities and distribution networks in its NOVA control center in Yumbo, Valle del Cauca. Now the company has decided to unify the monitoring of its photovoltaic plants on a single platform. This will replace the different systems used so far.
All-in-one monitoring, power control and maintenance
The VCOM Cloud from meteocontrol is a state-of-the-art software solution for professional monitoring of photovoltaic systems. With its comprehensive functionality, high precision and flexibility, VCOM is a future-proof system for managing large commercial, industrial and municipal plant portfolios. The VCOM solution combines comprehensive monitoring functions with digitalized operation and maintenance management and a highly reliable data hosting service. This allows the operational efficiency as well as the cost efficiency of all processes to be optimized.
"We are convinced that with VCOM Cloud from meteocontrol we have found a suitable solution that meets all our requirements. The ability to manage our photovoltaic portfolio with a single efficient and centralized tool allows us to better manage and gives us more options to identify possible new developments in production," explains Carlos Alberto Moreno, Operations Leader at Celsia.
Technical support on site
With mc Central America in El Salvador and mc Chile in Santiago de Chile, meteocontrol has its own specialists in the region. Customers thus benefit from technical support in the local language and without any time delay.