Willem van Schalkwyk started his own solar company MyEcoFuture in 2014. He has an electrical background and over the years accumulated valuable experience in electrical installations and solar installations. His area of expertise includes SMA, Victron and SolarEdge products and installations (residential and commercial) in the range of 5 to 150 kWp.

He participated in training at maxx|solar academy in 2014 and focused on building up his own successful EPC until he finally agreed to join GREEN again as a trainer in 2020. He now especially trains solar design in the SuperSolarSchool and design and project management in the Designer Commercial course and is a true master of Pivot tables and load profiles in Excel!

2020 - present Trainer with GREEN Solar Academy

2014 – present Managing Director – MyEcoFuture

2003-2014 Managing Director Airline Control Systems (Pty) LTD



2018 SAPVIA PV GreenCard Assessment

2017 AREP P4, QA Test 1 (Range 1) – 96.4% Pass

2014 Solar Power Technician and Solar Power Designer at maxx|solar academy (now GREEN)

Installations Completed

  • 1.295 MWp PV
  • 1.44 MWh Storage
  • 118 installations


  • General Business Management
  • Financial Management
  • Research & Development
  • Project Design
  • Project Management
  • Product Development