The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network

Foresight Energy Solutions
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CEO and Co-Founder

Carlos Pineda is a senior executive and entrepreneur engaged in the development of clean energy projects and the commercialization of renewable power technologies for the past 14 years. Carlos has led or played a key role in the development and financing of over 900MW of operating power projects valued at over US$1.7 billion. He has lived and worked across the Americas and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Carlos’ passion for economic and social change began as a biology teacher with Teach for America, and in the neotropical zone, where he realized that sustainable economic development was going to be just as important as conservation in the effort to preserve biological & cultural diversity.