ONLINE: Introduction to System Advisor Model (PV 430.01)

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Midwest Renewable Energy Association
Event Date(s): 
Monday, November 27, 2017 to Sunday, December 17, 2017


United States

Introduction to System Advisor Model (PV 430.01)

ONLINE – November 27 - December 17, 2017

Non-members: $150
MREA Members: $130

Class size is limited to 10 participants.  Claim your spot today.

This three-week, 5-hour intermediate-to-advanced level course uses a combination of mandatory webinars, presentations, and practice exercises (assignments) to introduce students to System Advisor Model (SAM). SAM is a free software for techno-economic modeling of renewable energy projects provided by the U.S. Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and is used by project developers, system designers, researchers, and others involved in making technical and financial decisions about renewable energy projects. Course participants will work through examples of a residential/commercial rooftop photovoltaic system and cover assumptions for system design, retail electricity rates, and building loads, and analyze model results such as performance ratio, net present value (NPV), and payback period.

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Paul Gilman
Training Provider Credentials: 
Registered provider of the NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam