About Us

Envolta provides comprehensive distributed solar electricity solutions, maximizing savings for residential, commercial, and industrial customers while eliminating capital expenditures and operating risk.

Homeowners and businesses enjoy the benefits of Envolta solutions which allow for maximum energy harvest through efficient design and engineering, continuous equipment monitoring, and complete operations and maintenance services. Our solar energy systems provide the greatest economic value with no ownership risk by incorporating leading safety standards and complete insurance protection, and delivering guaranteed power output and significant cost savings.

Founded in 2012, Envolta established the solar energy as a service segment in Mexico. With strategic partnerships across the value-chain Envolta solar energy services can be found in most population centers in the country. Our corporate office is located in Monterrey, Nuevo León.

Our Vision

A Mexico where everyone has access to clean solar power at affordable and predictable rates.

Our Mission

To lead Mexico’s transformation from a carbon-based electricity market to one with a broad mix of renewable energy sources by successfully deploying high-quality, cost-competitive solar PV assets across the Republic that reduce electricity costs for customers.

Board of Directors

Robert is a serial entrepreneur with over 8 years of experience in the U.S. and Mexico solar industries. Robert has served in leadership roles for a number of start-ups engaged in information technology, transportation, oil and gas, and financial services. Robert previously founded Verde Energy, a solar industry lead generation and loan origination firm with over 200 installation and banking partners that served over 30,000 residential, commercial and government solar customers.

Jose Luque serves as President & CEO of Merkatum, a Biometric Identity Management IT company. Jose is a successful technology entrepreneur with a solid corporate background and more than 25 years of business experience. Jose holds an MBA from University of Florida, a B.Sc. Chemical Engineering from Monterrey TEC, a PC Finance from UCSD, and a PC Clean Energy Technology & Innovation from Stanford University.

Erich serves as Vice President of Sustainability & Innovation for Grupo Alfa, encompassing a range of energy and environmental programs. Erich is a seasoned corporate executive having previously served in leadership roles for Sigma Alimentos, Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, and Labatt Breweries of Canada. Erich holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a B.B.A. in Marketing from North Texas University.

Othon serves as Chief Executive Officer for Grupo Valores Monterrey, a conglomerate that includes Primero Fianzas, Primero Seguros Vida, and Primero Seguros. Othon holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Monterrey TEC.

Federico leads all business development activities for Envolta. Federico previously served in various management roles for building solutions leader CEMEX, encompassing a range of corporate affairs and communications activities. Federico holds an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BA in Anthropology from Harvard University.

Board of Advisors

As Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Clean Power Capital, Mr. von Welczeck is responsible for the firms strategic direction in the Renewables project financing marketplace and focuses on working closely with the firm’s clients. Mr. Welczeck is internationally recognized as an innovator in the Clean Technology and Renewable industries. He is a subject matter expert for clean technology corporate and renewable energy project development, as well as financing. As an industry leader he works closely with trade groups, investors, and strategic Global enterprises to accelerate the clean power revolution. He has more than 25 years in identifying, building and managing technology-based businesses with a focus on renewable projects.

Prior to Co-Founding Clean Power Capital, Mr. von Welczeck Co-Founded Clean Power Group (CPG), a clean energy developer with the mission to build, finance & manage responsible 30+MW World-class photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants. In 2006 he Co-founded SOLAR POWER PARTNERS (SPP, acquired in 2010 by NRG Energy), and served as CEO from 2007-09 his team completed Nationwide (41) top-performing PPA based DG PV systems financed via three different ITC tax equity portfolios.

In 2010 and 2011, he conceived and originated the “Solar Deal of the Year” for CONCENTRIX (now SOITEC) with 305MW in PPAs for SDGE while creating 200 plus CleanTech jobs for a new World-class CPV manufacturing facility in California.

He has served in both domestic and international (EU) management and executive marketing and sales capacities at DOVER, THYSSEN-KRUPP, DORMA, and FRIENDLYWAY.

He lived and worked in Europe (UK, Germany) from 1990–2000.

Mr. von Welczeck is a University of San Francisco business graduate (1985), and is a member of the Construction Specification Institute (CSI), the CleanTech Circle and the Sierra Club.

Nico Johnson is an eleven year veteran of using sales and marketing strategies to develop new markets for internationally recognized businesses and organizations.  The past 8+ years, he has become an industry-recognized leader in solar power sales and marketing, most recently leading Trina Solar’s expansion into Latin America.  Mr. Johnson has invested time in several non-profit boards, and is an advocate for distributed generation and energy-for-all.  He is bilingual in English and Spanish, and completed his International MBA at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

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Leadership Team

Robert is a serial entrepreneur with over 8 years of experience in the U.S. and Mexico solar industries. Robert has served in leadership roles for a number of start-ups engaged in information technology, transportation, oil and gas, and financial services. Robert previously founded Verde Energy, a solar industry lead generation and loan origination firm with over 200 installation and banking partners that served over 30,000 residential, commercial and government solar customers.

Federico leads all business development activities for Envolta. Federico previously served in various management roles for building solutions leader CEMEX, encompassing a range of corporate affairs and communications activities. Federico holds an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BA in Anthropology from Harvard University.

Olaf serves as senior site manager for Siemens with overall responsibility for construction and commissioning tasks for modernization projects in the field of plant automation at the Pemex Refinery Cadereyta, and for planning and execution of all on-site specific tasks including planning and setup of site infrastructure, managing of customer expectations, managing of subcontractors, preparation of construction specifications, procedures and handover protocols, erection planning, quality assurance and site safety. Olaf has previously held project management and operations and maintenance positions for Siemens related to other Pemex facilities across Mexico. Olaf holds a Process Engineering degree from FH Nürnberg and a Chemical Engineering degree from Georg-Simon-Ohm-Fachhochschule Nürnberg.

Steven is a tree hugging dirt lover, bent on saving the world. His professional life has been a series of adventures through which a common thread of attention to client needs and data-driven research has figured prominently. He is fluent in English, Spanish, Solar, Realty, and in Latin American business. His accomplishments include creating a top boutique realty company in Costa Rica where he also studied Derechos at the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, and working with the largest solar integrator in the US to put solar on over 1,000 rooftops. He holds a B.S. in Ecology, Behaviour and Evolution from the University of California in San Diego.

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