Track K | Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development
Sol Haroon, MSc, EE is the director of renewables and training at Pursuit Engineering, Inc and a consulting instructor at the Georgia Institute of Technology
(GT). As an electrical engineer and high performance building specialist, he specializes in photovoltaic systems and renewable power systems by serving
clients throughout the greater Atlanta area and via training courses. He is a published certified PV installation professional by the North American
Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and is also a longstanding member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
He has worked for many years in the solar field including 3 years at Suniva, Inc, a former American solar manufacturing firm, where he lead the system’s
architecture team, including the design and commissioning of multi-Megawatt systems. Sol has designed over 30 Megawatts of PV Systems throughout the
United States. He was the co-designer/engineer for former President Jimmy Carter’s 1.3 MW system in south Georgia. Currently, Sol is involved in research
work at the School of Architecture at GT with the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) in next generation solar PV systems, with the Living Building Challenge,
and with the DOE’s Race to Zero net-zero competition. In 2018, he completed his Masters of Science in High Performance Building Design specializing
in microgrids from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
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