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Lives in:
Sydney, Australia
Department:
Solar Safety
Title/rank:
Director
Years of public service:
2
Agency structure:
other
Top issues in your department:
Solar safety and creating better operational procedures for dealing with incidents involving Solar PV systems and battery storage.
Professional Qualifications:
Diploma Frontline Business Management
Topics you provide training for:
Solar PV System Safety
DC Electricity Dangers
Battery Storage Safety
Electric Vehicle Dangers
Areas of expertise:
Solar PV Systems
Battery Storage Systems
Renewable Energy
Bio:
With the enormous uptake of solar power both in Australia and across the world, Solar Developments have become increasingly concerned about solar panel risks and associated solar PV hazards. Until now there has been no effective way of urgently deactivating a solar PV array either remotely, manually or automatically, which is why we have developed PVStop—a spray-on solution to mitigate solar panel risks by reducing DC electrical output to safe levels offering emergency personnel, electrical contractors and home owners peace of mind. With over 1.5 million solar panel installation in Australia and over 1 billion solar panels globally, we have the only solution capable of switching off solar panels quickly, safely and reliably.
Web site:
http://www.pvstop.com.au

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At 2:03am on November 15, 2016, Shan Raffel said…

Jim,

Thanks for your contributions to making firefighters safer and more efficient by providing training and a practical solution to a growing danger from Solar Panels. 

 
 
 

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