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Mark. Suacci is responsible for implementation of Photovoltaic solar projects in the United States. Currently working as a Licensed Electrical Contractor with Suacci Solar & Golden State Solar Electric, he handles all aspects of projects including initial customer presentations; site surveys; budget preparations and analysis; solar engineering, project management and construction management. Mr. Suacci’s experience in operations management includes building and managing multiple design and installation teams for domestic PV. Holder of a C-10 California Electrical Contractors License with HIC (home improvement certified) certification for residential building improvements and specializing in solar system integration He has developed costing templates and analysis procedures for a variety of installation models in collaboration with Senior Sales and Marketing Managers. Additionally, he has successfully negotiated complex agreements with prime vendors.
Solar Industry Experience
Mark Suacci project completion experience includes:
China Lake Air Weapons Facility: 5 MW installation with parking structures and rooftop applications, first phase of installation was 120kWdc. This was a design build to integrate the latest thin film technology onto a metal carport design for shade in the high desert. Project Manager and Engineer including ROI analysis and rebate administration complete with Utility Interconnection and Applications.
Project Chief Technical Officer and Licensed Contractor of 1.77 MW installation for Farm ACW in Fallbrook California. This project is the largest Canadian Solar system connected to the Southern California grid. 5120 ground mounted Canadian Solar CS5P-230 solar panels.
Project Technical Chief Adviser for a 1MW PV Solar installation at the Rancho Cucamonga, GENERAL MOTORS PARTS RESTORATION FACILITY. This project is one of the largest roof top installations in the United States for thin film PV.
Project Chief Technical Officer for 150 kW PV and 100 kW wind installation at the Colorado branch of the Wal-Mart store chain. This project is a Grid-tie roof mount system side by side with Powerlight, Uni-Solar and RWE Schott. Other features include DC lighting switch-over and reclaimable COGEN fueled heating system.
Electrical Contractor/Installer of largest Non-profit PV system installation in the United States. This project was a form-equals-function installation utilizing the solar system as shading for Humane Society Animal Shelter. Mr. Suacci designed and managed all aspects of this systems key components and functions.
Project Manager for PV installations for thin film Manufacturer, United Solar Ovonic LLC.
Established business alliances with crystalline solar module manufacturers: Sharp USA, Siliken USA, SilRay Solar, SolarWorld, and JA Solar which allowed their products to be used in PPA programs across the USA
Currently engineering, designing and installing residential PV systems using Micro technology and standard string level power generation. Off-Grid and Grid-Tie with and battery backup systems are connected to standard home wiring. UPS critical loads and emergency standby generator power can be designed and implemented with automatic transfer switching and solid state connections.
Residential service upgrades and complete home electrical installation. Re-wiring for single and multi-family dwellings. Residential Engineering services include full plan set and permit pulling for PV and or Electrical Service work. Planners Reports and site surveys completed with SDGE joint meetings and Interconnection Administration.
Mr. Suacci’s successes in PV system design and performance of retrofit residential and commercial solar systems provide expanded business skills that result in a creative problem solving and superior cost management business style. Creating shop drawings and specifications, he has worked with A-si and C-si technology to modify and streamline existing products for the US market and launched the first commercial full scale installations.
Representative list of experience follows:
System commissioning, final inspections and co-operation with authorized jurisdictions and utility companies. Engineering PV to develop system integration and streamlined installation procedures.
Certified service technician for Uni-Solar. Capable of repairing thin-film solar panels and maintain OEM standards and warranty.
Building and Site qualifying to determine viability and sustainability of generating system life span. Energy Analysis spreadsheets and reports for PV cost modeling.
Training and on site instruction of PV system installation and design.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Solar Engineering and Design Layout for PV permit admin.
Project Management and System Commissioning
Business Development and Sales tools
Operations and Computer CAD drawings
Distribution and Sales of solar products
Engineering/Design for sales and PowerPoint presentations
John O’Connell Trade School – Journeyman training IBEW Local #6 SF
C10 – California Licensed Electrical Contractor
IBEW – Certified Journeyman Electrician
2009 to present
CED San Diego CED Greentech (PV Procurement – Sales – Design)
2010 to present
North Pacific Group
2008 to 2009
2006 to 2007
Uni-Solar, Solar Project Manager
2003 to 2006
Captain Voltage Electric Inc., CEO,C-10 Owner operator
1992 to 2003
Current Electric Inc, Project Manager
1990 to 1992
Olsen Electric Inc, Electrician
1988 to 1990