Investment in sustainable infrastructure and renewable energy has become a key part of economic recovery plans for major economies. Many countries are taking an opportunity in this current crisis to propose recovery programs that can help address climate change and promote sustainable development. Examples of such proposals include advancing sector digitalization, … [Read more...] about Accelerating the energy transition, the key to a green recovery
Rogelio Celaya works in the Energy Division’s Knowledge Team of the IDB as an Energy Economics Consultant. He is involved in the development of the Bank’s new energy data platform and in analyzing data for several benchmarking projects aimed at comparing countries’ energy indicators. In the past, Rogelio created environmental and socioeconomic impact assessments on infrastructure projects for Thread Analytica. He also worked for the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Central America in the areas of Renewable Energy, Geothermal, and Energy Efficiency. Rogelio has a master’s degree in International Economics, focusing on Energy, Resources and Environment with specializations in Quantitative Methods and Infrastructure Finance from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced Studies (SAIS).