Trainer Philip Olivier

Philip has been working full-time in the PV industry since 2009. He is the founder and CEO of Olivia Energy Solutions (Pty) Ltd, a company that specialises in the design and supply of PV solutions.

2009 – Founder of Olivia Energy Solutions

2013 – Trainer at the Maxx Solar Academy





2015 – PhD, University of Free State (theses titled “A FINANCIAL MODEL TO EVALUATE SOLAR POWER IN FREE STATE DAIRY FARMS”)

2013 - American Association of Energy Engineers: Certified Energy Manager

1998 – MBA, Wits Business School

1993 – B.Com, University of Free State

  • PV Basics
  • PV system installation
  • PV system design off-grid and grid-tied
  • Quality assurance
  • Management of PV systems
  • Financing of PV systems
  • Solar water pumping applications
  • Solar water heating