Inclusive and Sustainable Solar Business Models

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

Time
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Hall
Centro Citibanamex
Room
Sala D - Piso de Exposición

This panel will present areas of opportunity in the short and medium term in the photovoltaic sector that represent a solution to issues such as the democratization of energy, energy poverty and the circular economy.

01:00 pm - 01:10 pmSmart Microgrids

Ángel Zayas

Founder

AZ Engineering

01:10 pm - 01:20 pmEmotional Energy Communities

Ana Rincón

Treasurer

ANES

01:20 pm - 01:30 pmRecycling of Solar Panels

Claudia González

CEO and Founder

Green Kiin Consultores Sustentables

01:30 pm - 02:00 pmPanel Discussion

Manuel Gomez (Moderator)

Chief Executive Officer

AMIF

Ángel Zayas

Founder

AZ Engineering

Ana Rincón

Treasurer

ANES

Claudia González

CEO and Founder

Green Kiin Consultores Sustentables

Speakers
Speaker
Ana Rincón, ANES

Treasurer

Mexico

PhD in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources from the UAEMéx, specialist in Gender, Violence and Public Policy from the same university and Master in Marketing Management from the UdeG. She completed a postdoctoral stay at UC Berkeley. She is a level 1 member of the National System of Researchers. She was director of Red Acción Ambiente A.C., has been a consultant for the German Development Cooperation, and worked at the General Directorate of Energy Development and Sustainability of Mexico City. She is currently a researcher at the Institute of Social Research of the UNAM, professor at the Faculty of Engineering-UAEMéx, treasurer of the National Association of Solar Energy and member of Voz Experta.

Speaker
Ángel Zayas, AZ Engineering

Founder

Puerto Rico

A graduate of the University of Puerto Rico (PR), Mayagüez (1992), he holds a Master's degree in Engineering Management from the Polytechnic University of PR (1996). He founded AZ Engineering (www.azeng.net) in 2000, offering consulting and design services in residential, commercial and industrial electrical engineering. He is NABCEP certified, and leads the solar industry in PR with more than 425 renewable energy projects. He currently teaches courses in design and installation of photovoltaic systems in PR, the Caribbean and Latin American countries. He has a live show on Tuesdays at 6:30pm (EST) at https://youtube.com/@DrPowerPR and is growing an Energy Community at https://www.drpower.io/

Speaker
Claudia González, Green Kiin Consultores Sustentables

CEO and Founder

México

Engineer in sustainable energy systems from the Faculty of Engineering of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico. Technical specialist for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). President of the Energy Commission of Coparmex Estado de México. Advisor to the Women's Commission of Coparmex Estado de México. Founder of the Mexiquense Energy Association. Municipal Youth Award 2022. Mentor of the Heineken Green Challenge 2022. Founder and CEO of Green Kiin Consultores Sustentables and Founder of Reci-klg Energía Circular. Speaker and entrepreneur.

Speaker
Manuel Gomez (Moderator), AMIF

Chief Executive Officer

Mexico

Graduated in Industrial Engineering at ITESO, in Guadalajara; he was in charge of Public Lighting in the municipality of Zapopan, Jalisco, where he initiated an energy saving programme. He was Project Manager for the company Menchaca y Asociados, winner of the National Energy Saving Award for the Santiago Ixcuintla, Nayarit lighting project. He developed diagnoses and energy efficiency projects in lighting for more than 30 municipalities in Nuevo León, Querétaro, Nayarit, Zacatecas, and Jalisco. He managed the administrative area of an electrical infrastructure construction company and was an independent consultant in energy efficiency and clean generation. Since 2019 he is Executive Director of the Mexican Photovoltaic Industry Association.

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