Francisco Iacona has been appointed as Country Manager for Modern Energy Management’s Argentina office for its vision of growth in Argentine renewable market
Modern Energy management has announced Francisco Iacona appointed as Country Manager for its Argentina business. Francisco joined Modern Energy Management in 2014 and has been supporting Modern Energy Management projects in both Argentina and SE Asia. In his new role, he will lead business development in Latin American markets with specific focus in Argentina.
Francisco earned his Industrial Engineering degree from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology (ITBA) in 2006 and has 7 years experience in renewable energy. He brings experience from wind turbine supply (Vestas) and wind turbine transport, crane and installation (Coamtra). Francisco has over 400MW of wind farm development and construction experience, entirely from executing projects in emerging markets.
Francisco Iacona’s appointment as Country Manager for Argentina demonstrates Modern Energy Management’s support of the government’s ambitious renewable energy plans, and its own vision of growth in the Argentine market. Argentina is considered as having the best wind energy resources in the world. With 70% of Argentina’s territory having measured, mean wind speed at 50m surpassing 6m/s (in the south ranging 9-12m/s) with capacity factors >45%, Modern Energy Management is proud to be a first mover for wind energy Owner’s Engineer and Owner’s Representative services in the Argentine market.
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