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PV 301.02 PV Design and Installation Lab

Course Description

This four-day course offers participants an advanced level of lecture and hands-on learning that will prepare them for field installations and other advanced courses. Participants will learn how to correctly design, size, and select PV system components and identify and interpret National Electric Code (NEC) articles that pertain to the installations. While working on a training roof, participants will learn safety procedures, system design and layout, component selection and specification, electrical and mechanical integration techniques, and troubleshooting.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper safety procedures when installing a PV system
  • Size and design a PV system to satisfy consumer demands, site specifics, and the NEC
  • Diagram a high-voltage AC grid intertie system and battery-based DC system
  • Correctly mount and ground PV modules
  • Properly wire and connect a high-voltage AC grid intertie system and a bimodal PV system
  • Connect a PV system to the electric utility
  • Complete a testing protocol and activate a high-voltage AC grid interactive and a bimodal PV system
  • Conduct troubleshooting for each PV system type

Recognized CEU's for Licensed Professionals:

  • NABCEP recognizes advanced-level training by ISPQ Accredited training organizations to meet NABCEP CE requirements. MREA is an ISPQ accredited training organization. See or contact NABCEP at 800-654-0021 for more details on recertification.
  • 32.0 credit hours for WI Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification
  • 32.0 credit hours for WI Journeyman and Master Electrician Certifications
  • 32.0 credit hours for WI UDC - Electrical Inspector Certification

Course Instructor: 

Mike Joyce, Full Spectrum Solar; Alex Jarvis, Solar Systems of Indiana

Required Course Materials:


PV 205 Intermediate Photovoltaics or PV 701 Photovoltaic Technology Instructor Institute or equivalent

Being an Individual Membership gets you $20 off of each course. Not a member, but want to be? Simply go to the membership page to become one.

September 25th, 2013 9:00 AM   through   September 28th, 2013 5:00 PM
7558 Deer Road
Renew the Earth Institute
Custer, WI 54423
United States

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Phone: 715-592-6595
Non-Member Price $ 720.00
Member Price $ 700.00

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