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Diego Angel Hakim

  • Carbon-Free Electricity

Diego is a senior associate with RMI’s Carbon-Free Electricity practice, where he focuses on innovative financial instruments, policy tools, and business models to help utilities transition to clean technologies, energy efficiency, and distributed energy resources.


Prior to joining RMI, Diego completed his master’s degree at the Yale School of the Environment, where he specialized in energy and industrial ecology. In the summer of 2020, Diego interned at RMI with Third Derivative, where he conducted research on the challenges to deployment and diffusion of proven climate technology.

Diego’s background is in renewable energy finance. Before graduate school, Diego worked for four years at Becquerel Capital, a financial services boutique firm focused on the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors in Mexico. In this role, he executed development mandates, raised capital for project portfolios, structured project finance and securitization deals, and advised investors and asset managers entering the evolving energy landscape in Mexico.


Master of Environmental Management (MEM), Yale School of the Environment
B.Eng., Chemical Engineering, Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City


Boulder, CO