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PV 200 Solar Training Design And Installation Intensive

Monday | November 06, 2017 | 9:00 am — Friday | November 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm

Solar Living institute | 13771 U.S. 101 , Hopland, CA 95449

5-Day Intensive Solar Training. PV 200 is an intensive solar training course that offers 40 hours of critical knowledge and hands-on practice in the essentials of photovoltaic technology (PV). The course content has been honed through 15 years of experience and is taught by experienced industry professionals. If you are a contractor or electrician interested in expanding your business, would like to start a solar business, or just want an in-depth look into how Solar PV works, then this course is for you!

Through presentation, students will learn solar fundamentals: basic electricity, celestial mechanics, energy efficiency, solar markets and applications, system design, system components, construction safety and solar tools. Through hands-on practice, students gain experience in mounting solar panels, racking with roof penetrations, wiring inverters, DC and AC disconnects and load center/service panels.

This course is designed to meet the learning objectives in preparation for the NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate Exam. As such, the course offers an excellent foundation in solar technology and provides opportunity for hands-on training whether or not you choose to take the exam.

Course topics include:

· Conservation & Efficiency Practices
· PV Markets and Applications
· Safety Basics
· Electricity Basics
· Solar Energy Fundamentals
· PV Module Fundamentals
· System Components
· System Sizing
· PV Electrical & Mechanical Design
· Performance Analysis & Troubleshooting

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