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Mauricio Barragan

Investment Manager at Avangrid Renewables
MBA 2018
Master of Environmental Management 2018
Mauricio Barragan

Mauricio is currently an Investment Manager at Avangrid Renewables where he is in charge of valuation, structuring and pricing of utility-scale wind and solar energy projects under development in WECC and CAISO.

Previously, he was a Project Finance Associate at Ecoplexus, a solar developer based in San Francisco. In this position, he is responsible for performing financial modelling and contributing to the structuring, negotiation and closing of debt, tax equity and sponsor equity financing for utility-scale solar energy projects.

Prior to his role at Ecoplexus, he was a Project Development Senior Analyst at First Solar, one of the leading solar developers in the US. In this role, he was in charge of financial analysis for all projects in WECC and CAISO as well as siting and development of solar projects in the southwest.

Before his time at Yale, Mauricio worked at Mexico´s Department of Energy, where he was part of the team that created Mexico´s new electricity market after amendments to the Constitution deregulated the industry in 2013. In that role, he collaborated in the creation short term markets for energy, capacity and renewable energy credits. He was also part of the team that wrote the bill for the Energy Transition Law, the law that regulates Mexico´s clean energy and energy efficiency policies.  

Mauricio grew up in Metepec, Mexico and holds a B.A. in Economics from ITAM in Mexico City, an MBA from the Yale School of Management and an MEM from the Yale School of the Environment.