Jeff Lahl serves as the Project Director for the Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF). He has overall implementation responsibility for SELF’s projects which provide solar electricity for health care, education, agriculture, communications, micro-enterprise and clean water. His work has taken him to 12 African Countries, as well as several in the Caribbean and Asia. Prior to becoming a Director, Jeff worked as a project manager for SELF, a Technical College Instructor for Photovoltaics and Passive Solar Design, an off-grid system designer in the PV industry, the owner of a design and construction company for solar homes and the Renewable Energy Officer in the Energy Planning Unit of the Kingdom of Tonga as a US Peace Corps Volunteer. Jeff currently leads SELF’s development of national capacity building efforts which focus on creating multi-level PV training programs. His home and car are 100% solar powered.