About the Author
Ryan Mayfield has been working in the renewable energy field since 1999 and is the principal of Renewable Energy Associates, a consulting firm in Corvallis, Oregon, that provides design, support and educational services. He also teaches PV courses in Lane Community College’s Energy Management Program. Ryan holds a Limited Renewable Energy Technician (LRT) license in Oregon and chairs the state’s LRT apprenticeship committee. He is a NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer and a technical editor for PV at SolarPro magazine.