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Hector Moreno is a consultant at inodú and has more than 30 years experience leading the construction of solutions that improve the operations, energy and water use at large industrial facilities. He worked for 30 years at Celulosa Arauco reaching the ranks of Chief of Engineering and Projects. Celulosa Arauco is dedicated to the production of cellulose derived products with a presence in over 70 countries. Celulosa Arauco relies on 569 MW of power capacity to satisfy its power needs and injects up to 180 MW of capacity into the grid. 


He led energy and water management at the Arauco’s (CELCO) Planta Constitucion, generating the monthly energy and water balances which allowed for the identification of performance gaps. In his career he led many energy projects from conception to commissioning. He led continuous energy efficiency initiatives for Arauco’s production facilities. He led the upgrade of a biomass co-gen facility, the installation of two gas turbogens, the construction of a 66kV power transmission line, and the upgrade and installation of several industrial facilities. He participated in the development, engineering, construction, and commissioning of over 50 MW of power capacity, 20 MW of which could inject power into the Chilean power grid.


Between 2010 and 2013 he was part of POCH where he participated in engineering studies  and business development activities for various industry’s including mining, chemicals, pulp & paper, amongst others. At inodú, he has conducted energy efficiency assessments for industrial clients including European Southern Observatory, Agrosuper, and Queseria los Tilos. He has led the technical assessment for renewable energy projects including biomass, solar, hybrid, and small hydro.


Hector is an electrical engineer for the University of Concepcion. He is a certified European Energy Manager by the German Chilean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (His Eurem Register is #CLSCL0059).  He is registered as a consultant in the Chilean Energy Efficiency Agency (His AChEE register is JP259).

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