Owner/Solar Design Engineer
Andy Barrett is the founder and CEO of Perihelion Solar. Prior to starting the company, Andy worked in the electric power industry for 25 years. Andy graduated from Texas A&M University in 1997, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering.
He started his career as a student engineer working for Entergy, performing software development for nuclear core design and fuel movement strategies. Following his work at Entergy, Andy became a federal nuclear inspector for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and practiced nuclear inspection in over 20 states for more than 15 years.
Andy has also worked as a nuclear reactor core designer and previously had a business/hobby repairing electric wheelchairs.