Ismario González, the Latin America managing director for Washington-based Fluence, tells BNamericas that opportunities abound for battery storage initiatives in the region.
The plan to define the development program for the Mexican grid will now be reviewed for approval by Sener's electricity unit, a process which could take several months depending on political approval.
Electricity use hit a record high in January.
The guidelines of the tender have now been published.
The energy ministry's failure to award contracts in its first auction for long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) from non-conventional renewable sources was the result of poor planning, according to opposition senator José Name.
The government has begun the transfer of Edenor and Edesur to local authorities.