Matt Battjes

Crew Leader

Matt has his LRT electricians license in Oregon and is working on his electrical license in Washington state.

Matt has been in the industry since 2007 when he helped install 12V off-grid systems that powered the communications in the High Sierra. He first became interested in solar electric when he was in grade school, and saw a photo of solar panels. Before moving to Portland full-time in 2008, he spent 5 years in Yosemite National Park, working, rock climbing, and mountaineering.

He has a love for being on top of mountain peaks and ridges, as well as rooftops. Matt has NABCEP Photovoltaic EL and Solar Thermal EL certifications with more to come. Matt now has his LRT electricians license in Oregon and is working on his electrical license in Washington state.

In his spare time, Matt enjoys everything out of doors: camping, backpacking, telemark skiing, snowboarding, cycling, and is an avid fly-fisherman who enjoys tying his own flies