Principal Engineer, Renewable Energy
Underwriters Laboratories, LLC
Mr. Whitfield has been involved in a range of PV engineering activities from testing, analysis and certification through product manufacturing and system design and deployment for the past 29 years. He is presently responsible for PV module and mounting system standard and certification requirements for Underwriters Laboratories in Fremont, California. His most previous role was as Sr. Director of Engineering for Beamreach Solar and prior to that held Director and Sr. Director roles in Reliability and Quality for SunEdison, Solaria and MiaSole. He has created two ISO/IEC accredited testing and certification laboratories and has brought two companies through quality certification to ISO/IEC17025, ISO9001:2008, ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001. Mr. Whitfield also has experience working in UL's energy engineering team and managed the research team. He has an M.S. degree from Arizona State University, is a mechanical engineering P.E. and also represents the U.S.A. on the IEC TC82 WG2 standards writing body and on the PVQAT.
Wednesday, September 25
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM