Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in the field of Engineering with expertise in Solar Energy and Solar Photovoltaic (PV). I have experience with analyzing potential PV projects, designing systems, writing technical RFP specifications, evaluating bids, performing construction inspections, installing systems, consulting on municipal solar programs and corporate marketing strategies, solar codes and standards, solar design and installation, developing PV Power Purchase Agreement and Operating Lease proposals for public and private clients, and evaluating new PV components and products for PV industry clients. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting experience includes PV development, providing design guidance on new PV products: a small user friendly, village level PV product for use in the their world and other off-grid applications, a residential PV tile and a PV carport, which emphasized aesthetics and ease of installation.
My professional experience includes Project Manager and Supervisor in building design and construction, as well as Senior Manager, Energy Services Manager, and Independent Consultant.
I have 22 years of experience in the photovoltaic (PV) industry. This experience includes initial feasibility studies, evaluating expected performance based on site specific conditions, technical design of systems from residential size (several kW) to utility scale (multi megawatt), construction supervision as a contractor, evaluation of designs by others, construction inspections, bid document development, bid proposal evaluations and contractor selections, assistance in Power Purchase Agreement contract negotiations for clients, and general consulting. I have access to colleagues in my company to perform peer reviews.
|M.S.||Civil Engineering||Stanford University|
|B.A.||Civil Engineering||Stanford University|
|Professional Engineer: CA|
|Certified Energy Manager|
|C-46 Solar Contractor in California|
Awards & Affiliation
|Solar Electric Power Association|
|Association for Efficient Environmental Energy Systems|
Solar Electric Power Association