Our mission is to facilitate the development
of profitable, large-scale and sustainable energy projects
We participate only in projects that
- beneficial to the environment
- provide local sustainable
We are a team of company founders and
executives with broad international project development and
operations management experience.
We have worked in 30 countries
in Latin America, Central America, North America, Asia
With advanced degrees in business, engineering,
forestry, environmental science and finance our
critical interactions among government, business
and science and we
can integrate our services with your needs and
We are fluent in English and Spanish and
bring years of international due diligence, deal-making, project
design, contracting, financing, carbon offset trading, operations,
and compliance experience.
Headquartered in Florida,
USA, Closewaters LLC is also well represented under commercial
agreements in Mexico, Peru, and the Caribbean
leading firms and individuals with similar outstanding credentials,
experience, capabilities and ethics.
Al Vazquez - Founder
and Managing Partner
Mr. Vazquez brings insight from years of hands-on experience
developing carbon emission reduction projects under the Clean
Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto protocol.
Formerly Vice-President of AgCert Services USA, Mr. Vazquez understands
the complex and critical interactions among local citizens,
government, business, and science for impactful emission reduction.
by AES Corporation in 2008, AgCert was a leading Kyoto public
corporation and pioneer in Clean Development Mechanism
Founder of AgCert’s
TurboGreen Division, Mr. Vazquez also led the development of
of 20 million annual tons of CDM carbon emission reduction
in a dozen countries.
leading Closewaters LLC, he is active in large scale industrial
and forestry carbon emission reduction and renewable energy
project development in Mexico,
Peru and the Caribbean.
Educated in both business and science, Mr. Vazquez has a
Bachelor of Science (BS) from the California Institute
of Technology (Caltech) and a Masters in Business Administration
(MBA) from Harvard Graduate School of Business, USA.
He is also fluent in English and Spanish.
Prior to his CDM
experience, he led the development and operation of international
for General Motors and owned a successful business process
reengineering consulting firm for Fortune 500 and government