Episode 29

029: Alejo Lopez, a field guide to career change, from Fracking to Photovoltaics

Published on: 28th April, 2017

Welcome to Episode 29 of SunCast.  Today we will be spending time with Latin America solar veteran, Alejo Lopez of Nextracker.  You should keep listening if you're interested in

  • What's happening in the Mexico market
  • Where else in Latin America Alejo believes hot, or not
  • What it's like to convert from the Dark Side of Oil & Gas to the Renewables industry
  • Key lessons and takeaways from one of the regions veteran developers
  • And some fantastic book recommendations!

 Alejo has been a leader in the Mexico solar industry for nearly 6 years now, and has been involved in some of the most important deals in that country.  We turn over a lot of stones in this conversation.  Thanks again for taking the time to be here.  Enjoy this week’s episode of SunCast, with Alejo Lopez.

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Nico Johnson takes you into conversations with those at the forefront of Renewable Energy.

SunCast gives an inside look into what is happening in renewable energy. From conversations with the biggest Solar Panel manufacturers in the world to the small startups creating the future of renewable energy, such as carbon capture and battery technology breakthroughs.

SunCast is dedicated to providing the knowledge, research, tools and expert guidance you need to understand, grow and be ahead of the curve in the fastest-growing markets in the world.

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