Potential of Brazil and Mexico for international Investments


Thursday, July 21, 2022 | 5:00–6:00pm CET I Language: English

In Latin America, Brazil and Mexico have extraordinary solar resources and very dynamic solar markets. The speakers will discuss the fields with a high potential for international investments and cooperation, such as policy making, R&D, and business models across different market segments in the solar industry.

Our Guests

Karla Cedano, President of ANES

She is Secretary of Technological Management and Liaison of the Institute of Renewable Energies of the UNAM, Administrative Manager of CeMIE-Sol, Coordinator of the Solar Energy Network, and President of the National Association of Solar Energy (ANES).

She holds a PhD in Engineering and Applied Sciences, is a member of the Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities of the State of Morelos, of the Editorial Committee of the Energy Efficiency Magazine of FIDE, of the Mexican Society for the Dissemination of Science and Technology, of the Innovation Assessment Committee of CeMIE-Sol, mentor of the Network of Women in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, of the Global Women's Network for Energy Transition and member of the International Women's Forum.

Luís Pita, General Manager for Brazil, Atlas Renewable Energy

Luís Pita is the General Manager for Brazil at Atlas Renewable Energy and was General Manager of SunEdison Brazil for four years. Before that, he accumulated over 20 years of experience in executive roles in various continents, working mainly in logistics, media production and retail. He was one of the founders of ASBOLAR (Brazil’s Solar Energy Association) and has been a Board Member since its inception.
Luis holds a Business Administration degree from St. Louis University and an MBA from the University of Houston.

Your Host

Marisol Oropeza

Born in Mexico and based in Germany since 2004, Marisol's academic and professional background are international and multidisciplinary. She has worked in the public, non-profit and private sector in Mexico and Germany, and has worked in the solar heating and cooling market since 2008. Her core competencies are in strategic marketing, business development and project management.

Since 2016, she works as independent business and marketing consultant specialized in the solar market. She has advised important European companies and organizations and leads international projects from the solar market.

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