Rebekah Hren has been teaching PV workshops for Solar Energy International since 2007. A North Carolina native, her first PV system was a 300 watt array for her own off-grid cob house. She worked as a residential system installer and designer for Honey Electric Solar, and now works with O2energies on utility scale arrays. Her focus is quality control, Code-compliance, and maintenance. Rebekah is a licensed electrician and NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional. She frequently writes technical articles for Home Power and SolarPro magazines, and has co-authored several books: A Solar Buyer’s Guide for Home and Office, and The Carbon-Free Home. Rebekah spends a lot of her free time pondering the meaning of the National Electrical Code.