Alvaro GutiérrezValle Plant Manager, Torresol Energy
Manager of the Valle 1 and Valle 2 Thermosolar Plants’ commercial operation. The plants (located in San José del Valle-Cádiz) each have a power of 50MW, and incorporate cylindrical-parabolic collectors (CPC) and molten-salt thermal storage.
Joining Torresol Energy in 2011 as plant manager, Gutiérrez’ career also spans experience in engineering management and launching power and process plants, along with managing suppliers, purchases and logistics.
During the 5 years prior to taking on this position, he participated in relevant international projects in SENER, as engineering director in liquefied natural gas re-gasification plants and as the project manager for refinery expansions.
Born in Madrid in 1969, Gutiérrez holds an advanced degree in industrial engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and has a post-graduate degree in management development from the International San Telmo Institute (Seville), along with a master’s degree in occupational risk prevention from the Francisco de Vitoria University (Madrid).