Photovoltaic – A Viable Option for Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Medium and Large Companies


Tuesday, May 30, 2023 I 10:00am CST I 6:00pm CET I Language: Spanish

The panelists will present steps to be taken to accelerate the adoption of photovoltaic systems in medium and large companies in Mexico, considering the possible options in the current legal framework (isolated supply and distributed generation) and based on the requirements in the industry to reduce the carbon footprint.

Our Guests

Aidana Velázquez

Aidana has more than 10 years of experience in the energy sector, both nationally and internationally, with a focus on the analysis and design of energy policies and regulations, implemented by government agencies and international cooperation in Mexico and Latin America. She collaborated with the International Energy Agency in Mexico's accession process and in initiatives focused on the development of the energy sectors in Latin America, especially Chile and Brazil. Additionally, she contributed in the elaboration of the current regulation of the Mexican electricity sector.

Currently, she is dedicated to promoting and managing the development of photovoltaic projects and the integration of energy storage systems as Institutional Relations Manager at Enlight, a leading distributed generation company in Mexico, and is committed to leading energy storage developments in Chile.

Aidana holds a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey, and a Master's degree in Energy and Environmental Management and Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology-KTH- in Stockholm, Sweden and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

Gilberto Sánchez

Gilberto is a regulatory advisor in the electricity sector in Mexico with extensive experience in distributed generation. In 2016 he participated in the working tables for the approval of the general administrative provisions for the interconnection of power plants smaller than 0.5MWp of the Special Energy Transition Program (PETE) of SENER. He has contributed in several workshops and discussion panels related to regulation such as those that analyzed the Electricity Industry Law in 2021 and in CALIDENA, the program to evaluate and improve the value chain in the photovoltaic sector led by the German National Metrology Institute (PTB), among others.

He has collaborated with different manufacturers to provide compliance with the technical requirements requested in RES/142/2017. He also has several certifications, including that of strategic and commercial partner in Mexico for the SOLAREDGE brand. His company has installed more than 6 GWp Installed in distributed generation.

He directs the online workshop portal “Hablando de Energía” ( that promotes knowledge of the Electricity Industry Law and its regulation. He is part of the XXII Board of Directors (2022-2024) in the National Solar Energy Association, currently as head of the Secretariat for Photovoltaic Regulation.

Your Host

Marisol Oropeza, Business and Marketing Strategist, matters

Business and Marketing Strategist at matters, specialised in the solar industry, born in Mexico and based in Germany since 2004.

Her academic and professional background are international and multidisciplinary. She graduated with honours in Business Administration from the UNAM and holds a Master's degree in European Studies from the Hochschule Bremen in Germany. In addition, she has studied International Marketing, Leadership and Sustainable Development. She has working experience in the public, non-profit and private sector in Mexico and Germany, and has been part of the solar industry since 2008.

Her clients include highly recognised companies and organisations from the European and Mexican solar energy market. She is a creator, consultant, speaker and participates in several international projects.


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