EthosEnergy to Service Six Northern Mexico Power Plants

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The five-year contract covers EthosEnergy’s third-party operations and maintenance (O&M) services on six power plants in the northern region of Mexico.

EthosEnergy received a multi-million-dollar contract to perform intermediary O&M services for the custody, care, and control of six power assets (plants) in Mexico. The six plants involved in the contract, in northern Mexico, add 3.9 GW of capacity to EthosEnergy’s O&M portfolio. Over the next several months, the company will work with the power plant owner to transition the assets into its portfolio.

“We are proud to be chosen as long-term partners in recognition of the depth of our O&M experience and track record of successfully operating across the energy sector,” said Luis Vintimilla, Vice President of Business Development for EthosEnergy. “The contract reinforces EthosEnergy’s position as a rising leader of O&M full-service solutions. We look forward to the successful transition and operations of the awarded plants as well as continued international business growth.”

EthosEnergy’s scalable O&M solutions use proven processes and strategies to provide a complete overview of a plant’s assets and implement safe, compliant, and profitable operations. The company has managed more than 100 facilities and over 40 GW of power generation throughout its history, including a number of power plants in Mexico.


In March 2024, EthosEnergy opened its O&M performance center in Houston, TX, allowing it to completely manage operational control of power generation assets if required. The O&M center provides continuous real-time start-stop capabilities, asset monitoring and diagnostics, and the support of EthosEnergy engineers to assist a power plant’s long- and short-term energy operations.

“Over EthosEnergy’s history, we have maximized the reliability of assets under our purview using extensive experience and robust policies and procedures,” said Terry Schoenborn, EthosEnergy’s Senior Vice President of O&M. “Our customers have benefited from this approach, with independent industry data showing our average Equivalent Forced Outage Rate to be at least 1% lower than peer operators on most plants. The Performance Center builds upon this, benefiting both new and existing clients using 24/7 real-time data and secure pre-emptive monitoring technology. This gives our team full visibility and start-stop control of a plant’s assets, minimizing downtime, and leading to fewer unexpected costs while maximizing profitability.”

The center’s operators control start-stop operations with an encrypted, cyber-secure VPN designed to comply with NERC CIP Medium protocols. In addition, operators can leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to detect early warnings of reliability and performance issues. Early detection can minimize forced outages and unplanned maintenance. It can manage multiple plants remotely, allowing owners to enhance staffing efficiencies and lower the costs of challenges associated with local attrition and talent recruitment.

In more recent news, EthosEnergy and Enea Elektrownia Polaniec signed a contract for the supply of a new 290 MVA block transformer to connect a power plant to the grid. The transformer, which has a voltage of 400 kV, will be installed on Unit 9—the Green Block—which uses biomass fuel for operation. EthosEnergy will deliver the block transformer in 2026, and it will satisfy the transmission network’s operational requirements to ensure optimal performance of the power plant.

"Safety of energy production is a priority for us. The new block transformer we will introduce to our plant will not only increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our operations but also enable us to work at a high level,” said Jacek Janas, President of Enea Polaniec. “This is a step towards ensuring the stability of our production, which is crucial for delivering energy reliably and safely."