Christopher Freitas


Christopher Freitas | Solar & Renewable Energy Engineer, Solar Panels & MicroGrids
Expertise Renewable Energy Engineer on T/TIs recent USTDA funded project to install solar photovoltaic power systems at private schools in Pakistan.
Work with T/TI Most recently he participated in another T/TI USTDA funded project  Mexico Solar Power Development Reverse Trade Mission, where he accompanied the delegates on site visits and business meetings in San Diego and Los Angeles, led discussions on micro-grid, residential and commercial operations, training for installation, maintenance, and operations, and site selection and design.
Other Professional Experience Christopher formed WiFu Energy LLC to continue the work he had done with SunEPI after it was dissolved following the death of its founder in the Haiti earthquake. Christopher had been working with SunEPI since October of 2008 and has participated in all of the projects in Haiti working as a project engineer. Christopher is a co-founder/co-owner of OutBack Power Systems, a leading U.S. manufacturer of solar power electronic components used on many of the systems installed by SunEnergy Power International. Prior to starting OutBack Power, he was the Director of Engineering at Trace Engineering, where he worked from 1994 to 2001. Christopher installed his first PV system in 1986 and has worked continuously since then in the solar industry developing products, providing training and overseeing projects in the US and internationally.
Education, Languages Mr. Freitas has B.S. in Environmental Studies and Planning with Minor Emphasis in Physics from Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA USA. He also has a Certificate in Energy Management and Design Program from Sonoma State University.
T/TI ICT Projects Mexico Solar Power Development Reverse Trade Mission and Pakistan Feasibility Study for the Beaconhouse Schools Solar Photovoltaic Power Systems
Iraq Uzbekistan Central Asia Kyrgystan Vietnam E-Gov China Ghana Niger Rwanda EL SALVADOR: Interconnection Policy Mexico Lighting Africa Pakistan