Advanced Solar PV Project Experience: 5-day Workshop | 40 Advanced Hours

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Event Date(s): 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 to Wednesday, February 1, 2017


ImagineSolar Training Center
4000 Caven Road
United States

Advanced PV Project Experience Workshop Schedule

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Advanced PV Project Experience: 5-day Workshop | 40 Advanced Training Hours | $1295

  • Assemble and commission a complete SolarEdge Power-optimized PV system to the grid in our Solar Lab
  • Tour a solar equipment distributor
  • Classroom instruction and activities combined with hands-on lab exercises
  • Flexible Scheduling: split the 5-day series between sessions if you like
  • Fulfills 40 Advanced Training Hours toward requirements for application to take NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional certification exam
  • Get a $100 discount for registrations up to 30 days before workshop begins

The Advanced PV Project Experience is a professional-level workshop that takes you through the process of PV project implementation. 

Major Topics

•  Site Evaluation Using the Solmetric Suneye and the Solar Pathfinder
•  System Design: Choice of Technologies, Calculations & Software Tools, Performance Analysis, Drawing Sets
• Costing, Mechanical Integration, Electrical Integration, Utility Interconnection
• Labeling, Inspection and Commissioning
• Lessons from the Field & Best Practices
• New Approaches and Technologies

Detailed Instruction Topics

  • The Photovoltaic Industry and Solar Professional
  • Site Evaluation Using the Solmetric Suneye
  • Safety and Tools for the Solar Professional
  • System Components and Configurations
  • Cells, Modules, and Arrays
  • Inverters: Types and Specifications
  • Module Level Power Electronics
  • PV System Design: Calculations, Software Tools
  • Mechanical Integration
  • Electrical Integration
  • Utility Interconnection
  • System Installation
  • Labeling and Commissioning
  • Performance and Troubleshooting
  • PV System Best Practices / Field Installation Guidelines
  • Inspections
  • Lessons from the Field

Who is this class for?

  • Home Owners, Business Owners, and Facility Managers
  • Contractors, Builders, and Remodelers
  • PV System Installation Crews
  • Electricians and those skilled in electrical construction
  • Engineers and Architects
  • Entrepreneurs, Sales & Marketing professionals
  • Everyone else who want to become solar industry professionals

Labs and hands-on instruction include:

  • Solar PV Module Lab
  • Safety, Meters, and Tools
  • Site Assessment with the Solar Pathfinder
  • Grid-Tied SolarEdge Solar PV Installation
  • PV System Performance Analysis
  • Professional PV System Design Software Demonstrations

Advanced PV Power Package: $1595 with Early Bird Discount = 3 courses + Textbook - 80 training hours:  Our core curriculum is bundled as the Advanced PV Power Package, which combines instructor-supported online courses with the hands-on 5-day workshop at our solar lab.

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Training Information

Michael Kuhn, Doug Soester
Course Instructor Credentials: 
NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification
Training Provider Credentials: 
Registered provider of the NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam
Course Hours Count Toward: 
NABCEP Continuing Education PV Installer Recertification