David Del Vecchio

David Del Vecchio has over a decade of design and installation experience in the photovoltaics industry. He earned a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honor from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1992. He began installing photovoltaics in 1998. He has designed and installed all types of photovoltaic systems from off‐grid, stand‐alone solar/wind/hydro hybrid systems to straight grid‐tied systems with and without batteries.

David became certified by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) as a Certified PV Installer in 2005, the first in NC. Currently David is President of Solar Seed, Inc., a consulting/design company assisting in bringing PV projects from concept through design drawings to installation and commissioning. He is also the lead Design Engineer for CyberBotanics, LLC.

David has been awarded Affiliated Master Trainer Certification for PV including courses in PV Design and Installation, Grid‐Tied PV, Advanced PV, On‐line PV Design and Installation. He holds a dual affiliation for this certification. He is affiliated with the ISPQ Accredited courses at North Carolina Solar Center as well as Solar Energy International. David is a premiere PV trainer in NC, teaching for the NC Solar Center, Central Carolina Community College, and for Solar Energy International based in CO. Most recently he has been consulting for larger scale commercial projects, 20kW and above, including the largest rooftop system in NC, 1.3MW for Duke Energy.