Alums Feature: Manuel Wiechers

Manuel Wiechers, mexico
COO Iluméxico
Winner of Forbes Top 30 Under 30 in Energy
SES 2009 delegate, SES 2017 Changemaker

Manuel Wiechers (Forbes Top 30 Under 30 in Energy) sparked his passion at the 2009 Student Energy Summit, where he was inspired to co-found the social enterprise Iluméxico building solar home systems in off grid areas. Manuel’s company has provided energy access to more than 10,000 people with over 1700 installations and over 25 kW of installed solar capacity.

My company was inspired directly at SES and we are a young team…[You] can make a living and have a huge impact at the same time.”