Irene Espinola

Renewable Energy Global Director
Grupo Bimbo

Responsible for all the renewable energy solutions worldwide in Grupo Bimbo, in charge of making sure the company complies with all regulations in energy matters, and of mixing strategies to optimize the use of energy and minimize costs. Ten years in Grupo Bimbo, and 8 years of experience in Energy, managing the Wind Farm Piedra Larga since 2012, responsible of the Virtual PPA signed by Grupo Bimbo in the United States which will make the company 75% Renewable by 2020. In 2018 Grupo Bimbo inaugurated Bimbo Solar, which led by her, involved 28MW of solar rooftops in 72 sites, including the largest rooftop in Mexico with 2.2MW, and the largest rooftop in Chile with 2.3MW. She is leading the way for Grupo Bimbo to become 100% Renewable electricity by 2025.