Carlos Ibarra

Carlos Ibarra
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2020

Carlos is a first year Master in Environmental Management Candidate at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. At FES, Carlos focuses his work in energy finance topics, particularly in the area of incentives to deploy sustainable investment projects such as renewable energy in the private sector of developing countries.
Prior to FES, Carlos worked as a financial advisor for a global building materials company, CEMEX, where he created financial models, including project finance, for different energy projects in Europe, US and Latin America.
At FES, Carlos is a Fulbright Scholar, a Student Affairs Committee representative, and a leader in the Latin America student group. He holds a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Tecnológico de Monterrey with a minor in wind energy and is currently a Fulbright Scholar.

Authored Articles
Green community in Germany

US Developers Still See a Future for Renewable Energy PPAs

Developers in the United States believe that there is still room to maintain an adequate level of return for their power-purchase agreements (PPAs). Electricity prices in recent years have plummeted both for PPAs and in the wholesale market. Even so, developers believe that they can benefit from the expected decrease in capital costs and the increasing clean energy interest from companies.