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PV 210.01 Firefighter Safety and Renewable Energy Systems (Online)

Course Description nabcep

In the past, only firefighters in remote or rural areas ever expected to see renewable energy systems during emergency responses. Today, the proliferation of utility interactive photovoltaic systems in urban, suburban, and interface areas means that all firefighters and their commanders will encounter these systems eventually.

Participants in this course will learn suggested response guidelines for firefighter safety with renewable energy systems, National Electrical Code implications for both PV installers and firefighters, and discuss scenarios to increase awareness of procedures critical to safety.

Recognized CECs for Licensed Professionals

  • 7.0 hours for NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification 
  • 7.0 hours for NABCEP PV Technical Sales certification
  • 7.0 hours for NABCEP Solar Heating Installer certification
  • 7.0 hours for NABCEP Small Wind Installer certification

Course Instructor

Dan Fink, Buckville Energy Consulting


May 5 - June 1, 2014
Live, mandatory webinars (4 total)
Dates and times TBD based on participants' availability 

MREA Online Course Policy: Mandatory Webinar Attendance

This course includes weekly scheduled, live webinars in which the instructor presents the course materials. Webinar attendance is recorded and tracked throughout the duration of the course.

Course materials are available on the MREA online course website within the scheduled course start and end dates. Participants will not receive a Letter of Completion or applicable continuing education credits/hours unless all webinars are fully attended, and all assignments and quizzes are completed by the course end date to the instructor’s satisfaction. The MREA cannot give partial credit for this course.  

Required Materials

  • Computer
  • Phone or VOIP
  • Basic computer skills
  • Web browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari (not Internet Explorer) with pop-ups enabled
  • Adobe Reader
  • Calculator

Recommended Materials


  • PV 101 (or equivalent) 
  • or NABCEP PV Entry Level or Installer Certification
  • or firefighter status

Continuing Education Credits

Being an MREA member means getting a $20 discount on courses and free admission to The Energy Fair. Not a member? Visit our membership page to become one.

May 5th, 2014 9:00 AM   through   June 1st, 2014 5:00 PM
United States

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Phone: 715-592-6595
Non-Member Price $ 250.00
Member Price $ 230.00

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