Alex Jarvis is a renewable energy professional since 2006. As a North American Board Certified Energy Practitioner (NABCEP) certified solar PV installer, Alex believes that compliance with the NEC is critical to all installations. Alex is the technical editor of the 2010 Wiley published book, “PV Design and Installation for Dummies.” He and his company, Solar Systems of Indiana, Inc (www.solarsystemsofindiana.com) have installed or consulted on nearly 100 renewable energy systems across the midwest. Alex has led over 40 workshops/trainings logging over 1100 hours across the US for the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), Everblue Training Institute and Clean Edison. As a PV technical advisor for Purdue University, Alex helped guide Purdue's entry to a second place overall finish in the 2011 international Solar Decathlon competition held in Washington DC.
Renewable Energy Certifications
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installer, 2009, 2012, 2015
Certified Commercial PV Site Assessor, Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) October, 2009
Certified Residential Solar Domestic Hot Water (SDHW) Site Assessor MREA February, 2008
Certified AET (Advanced Energy Technologies) Installer Jacksonville, FL, March, 2007
Certified Residential Photovoltaic (PV) Site Assessor, MREA August, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015
NABCEP PV Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge May, 2006
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Indiana University, 1988
Technical editor, "Photovoltaics Design and Installation for Dummies”, Wiley Publishing.
Authored several renewable energy articles for the Ryder Magazine and The MREA newsletter.
Instruction History: See Education page