Head of Projects - Africa region, Trama TecnoAmbiental
Alberto Rodríguez holds a multidisciplinary double MSc degree in Engineering and Management of Energy and Environment (ME3) from Ecole de Mines de Nantes (France), Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan (Sweden) and Madrid Polytechnic University (Spain).
Alberto has over 5 years of experience in engineering solar energy systems and managing and implementing solar PV projects and mini-grids in Africa and Europe. He currently heads the African operations of TTA, with a particular focus on East and West Africa. Alberto has worked in the off-grid electrification field in East Africa for over 4 years, carrying out several technical studies and rural electrification surveys for the World Bank, GIZ and AFD. He has also served as a technical expert in various studies and guides related to mini-grid regulation including mini-grid interconnection to the main grid and technical and service quality standards for mini-grids.
Alberto specializes in solar PV-hybrid mini-grids and hybridization of brown fields. He is interested in economically sustainable models for mini-grids and is passionate about community empowerment through decentralized energy energy.
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