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PAST WEBINAR
Solar Market Parity in Portugal: Status, Challenges & Opportunities

Solar Market Parity is on the horizon for Portugal, and if expansion can take place without subsidies, the solar industry’s future should be bright. This said, reality is always more complicated than theory, and there will also be challenges to overcome.

Join us for this Webinar to further explore Portugal’s solar market and how PPAs work there. Topics to be discussed will be:

  • What is the position of Portugal?
  • Why is the Portuguese market’s growth going to accelerate?
  • What are some of the key challenges with regards to PPAs in Portugal?
  • How big are the opportunities and where will you find them?
  • How does Portugal compare to other key markets?
MARCO ALVES /// CO-FOUNDER & GENERAL MANAGER - MTX SOLAR
Marco has nineteen years of international experience in the management of assets, and operation and maintenance throughout various industries, including seven years in the solar industry.
He has been paving his career path towards full asset management services since beginning his career with ABB, integrating its full-service team for industrial assets.
Following this, Marco worked at Transdev-Veolia, focused on business and asset management for Light Rail networks in Europe.
In 2010 he became founder and global Head of Martifer Solar´s O&M and Service Business, driving the strategic direction while leading a team of more than 100 employees, where he became Executive Committee Member as the representative of O&M and, accumulated with the responsibility of leading the EPC global business in 2015, until leaving the company in 2017. Martifer Solar operated in more than 20 countries as a global reputed Developer, EPC turnkey provider and one of the most relevant O&M Global Service providers for Solar assets.
In 2018 he co-founded and integrated as General Manager the company MTX Solar - a provider of innovative solutions and services for the players of the solar industry, with own competences for the whole chain of value of Solar, present in two continents.
Marco received his MSC in Electrical Engineering and completed an Executive MBA in Management from the University of Porto Business School/IE Madrid. He speaks Portuguese, English, and Spanish, with a working proficiency in the French language. .
MARCO ALVES
CO-FOUNDER & GENERAL MANAGER - MTX SOLAR
JOÃO GARRIDO /// FOUNDER - CAPARICA SOLARIS
Renewable Energy expert with 13 years’ experience in the sector. Holds an MSc in Environmental Engineering and an MBA. Developed many activities in the industry namely consultancy, engineering, energy audits, sales management, lecturing, and M&A. In the last years, João has been focused on different business models such as Solar Pay-As-You-Go, Solar-as-a-Service, and blockchain. Recently João has started a new venture - Caparica Solaris - focused in the developing Solar PV utility projects in Portugal. .
JOÃO GARRIDO
FOUNDER /// CAPARICA SOLARIS