Daniel Calderon | Chief Executive Officer
Alcazar Energy Partners | United Arab Emirates

Daniel Calderon, Chief Executive Officer, Alcazar Energy Partners

Daniel is the Co-Founder and CEO of Alcazar Energy, the largest independent developer and power producer in Jordan, and second-largest solar PV developer in Egypt. The company has created more than 4,200 direct and indirect jobs across its portfolio.    

Prior to Alcazar Energy, Daniel worked at Masdar as the Head of Origination and Investment Management, where he played a leading role in deploying USD 7bn in wind and solar projects.  He also worked at General Electric for 10 years in various M&A and Principal Investments roles across Asia, Europe, North and South America.

Daniel has developed and co-developed various renewable energy projects, including the first and second privately held utility scale wind farms in the Middle East; two of the first solar PV plants in the UAE; the first solar CSP plant in the Middle East; the world’s first CSP Tower project with salt storage; and the world’s largest off-shore wind farm as of 2014.

He holds degrees in industrial engineering and finance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Cum-Laude) and an MBA from London Business School.


Solar Show MENA 2019 day 1 @ 14:20

PANEL Sustainable investments, challenges and opportunities in the MENA region

  • Strategies to mitigate risk in MENA’s renewable energy investment
  • What role has financing played in achieving record-low tariffs?
  • Amending lenders and sponsors views of the region’s risk profile
  • Driving equity financing for solar energy projects
  • Financing approaches to solar-plus-storage systems
last published: 17/Feb/19 17:25 GMT

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