Eduardo Avila is an economist from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, specializing in
energy and finance, and has worked in the financial market. While a student at UFRJ, he
was president of the students' league of Finance and Investments and co-founder of the
Energy and Technology League.
A volunteer since 2018, he is now the executive director of Revolusolar, an NGO created in
2015 with the aim of promoting the sustainable development of low-income communities
through solar energy.
Eduardo is a member of the Board Of Advisors of the BRICS CCI Young Leaders, and was
one of the 5 finalists from Latin America and the Caribbean for the United Nations
Environment Program (UN) 'Young Champions of the Earth 2020' global award. Other
awards include: Global Energy Heroes 2022 (Stanford University), 1st Habitability Prize
(MRV and Trip Magazine), Shell Youth Initiative 2020 (Energy, Smart Cities and Fighting
August 30, 2023Solar Energy for Sustainable Community Development