Alejandro Moreno Benitez

Alejandro Moreno Benitez

Vice President and General Manager - LATAM, Canadian Solar

Alejandro Moreno is Vice President and General Manager for Latin America in the Energy Group of Canadian Solar. Alejandro has over 20 years of international management experience, starting at Accenture where he worked on technology consulting projects in Greece, Israel and Hong Kong. He joined the Photovoltaic industry in 2006. Prior to joining Canadian Solar, he led his own PV consulting company, then worked for Suntech as Regional Manager for Spain & Portugal & LATAM, and then as Chief Commercial Officer for the Spanish PV manufacturer, Isofoton.

In the last six years at Canadian Solar, Alejandro has led the project development activities in Latin America, securing 1.5 GWp of projects awarded with PPA in the region. He has had special success in national tenders in Mexico (where the company was awarded in the first and the third auctions) and Brazil (Canadian Solar is the only company awarded in the five tenders that have taken place in the last 4 years). Currently, Canadian Solar has more than 600 MWp in operation in Latin America and strong presence in the five main PV markets (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Colombia).

Alejandro holds an Agricultural Engineering Master degree from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Alejandro will be speaking on the ‘POST AUCTION RESULTS: WHERE ARE THE WINNERS NOW AND WHAT THEIR PLANS ARE ‘ panel at the 2019 Mexico Energy Assembly

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We caught up with Alejandro to find out his thoughts on the current state of the Mexican Energy Industry, the biggest challenges and what’s currently making waves in the industry. Read the full interview HERE