October 01, 2020

UNM Signs Agreement to Collaborate with Siemens Industry at Mesa del Sol Microgrid

Two students working at mesa del sol microgrid site

NM SMART Grid Center students Rudy Montoya and Ansel Blumenthal working at Mesa del Sol microgrid


By Brittney Van Der Werff

On September 30th, the University of New Mexico announced a joint agreement with Siemens Industry to begin collaborations at the UNM-owned microgrid at Mesa del Sol. Located in Albuquerque, the Mesa del Sol microgrid is one of three NM SMART Grid Center project testbeds, the others being Southwest Technology Development Institute at NMSU and the greenhouse complex at Santa Fe Community College, where project team members can test research out on actual equipment.

Read the full UNM press release to learn more about the agreement