About the Author
Marvin Hamon is a professional engineer and a principal with Hamon Engineering. He started in the electrical engineering field in 1994 and began providing engineering services to the PV industry in 2004. He has designed PV systems ranging in size from 1 kW to multimegawatt for commercial, institutional and wholesale generation clients. He teaches PV classes at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California, and is a California-licensed electrical engineer.