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PV 401.02 Advanced Photovoltaic Installation

Course Description

This four-day installation course offers participants an advanced level of lecture and hands-on learning as they install a permanent utility-interactive PV system on two pole mounts. The system will employ high-efficiency Sanyo HIT® Double bifacial solar panels. The array will be mounted on two pole mounts and power a Fronius IG+ inverter. Participants will learn about sizing, component selection, system layout, NEC calculations and requirements, and real world installation techniques.

Course Objectives

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

  • Identify system components and characteristics
  • Describe system types and relevant UL IEEE and NEC issues
  • Explain the use of each component
  • Demonstrate installation techniques for systems
  • Identify code issues
  • Install the PV array
  • Install the Balance of System (BOS)
  • Explain commissioning protocol
  • Explain system completion checkout
  • Demonstrate system inspection
  • Identify common mistakes

Course Instructor: 

Chris LaForge, Great Northern Solar

Required Course Materials:

  • Notepad
  • Pencil or pen
  • Calculator
  • Lunch
  • Personal Safety Glasses
  • Personal Hearing Protection
  • Work gloves
  • Close-toe boots or shoes
  • Long sleeve shirt and pants
  • Text: NEC 2011
  • Text: Photovoltaic Systems

Continuing Education Units:

  • NABCEP recognizes advanced-level training by ISPQ Accredited training organizations to meet NABCEP CE requirements. MREA is an ISPQ accredited training organization. See www.nabcep.org or contact NABCEP at 800-654-0021 for more details on recertification.

Prerequisites:

  • PV 301 Photovoltaic Design and Installation Lab or PV 701 Photovoltaic Technology Instructor Institute or comparable training from an ISPQ accredited training institute (please email Chris at christ@midwestrenew.org if you have comparable experience to discuss details)

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.

April 18th, 2013 9:00 AM   through   April 21st, 2013 5:00 PM
7558 Deer Road
Renew the Earth Institute
Custer, WI 54423
United States

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Non-Member Price $ 850.00
Member Price $ 830.00

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