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PVOL303: Solar Training - Advanced Battery-based PV System Design: Series I - Online

PVOL303 provides advanced design training for battery-based PV systems, with a focus on grid-connected and micro-grid systems. Students work through step-by-step design processes for grid-tied battery-based systems with a wide range of equipment specifications; learn best practices for reliable and safe system design and installation; and apply 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements to battery-based PV systems.

what you will learn

Courses include detailed system sizing calculations and exercises, and students will explore design considerations unique to grid-tied battery-based systems. In-depth design examples include both DC-coupled systems and AC-coupled systems. This Course is ideal for solar professionals planning to design and install grid-tied battery-based systems, and who have been working in the grid-direct market and need to learn more about battery-based systems in preparation for the NABCEP Solar PV Installer Certification Exam.

  • Charge controller and array sizing considerations
  • System types, system goals, and load analysis
  • Specifying multimode inverters
  • DC-coupled multimode systems
    • Design examples including load analysis, system sizing, and equipment specification
    • Metering and programming dc-coupled multimode systems
    • Safety, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • AC-coupled and micro-grid systems
    • Applications overview
    • Design examples with load analysis and system sizing
    • Metering and programming AC-coupled systems
    • Safety, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • NEC 2014 requirements for battery-based PV systems and installation best practices
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helpful information

Prerequisites: PV 101 AND PV203 PREP or PVOL203

nabcep certification information

Contact Training Hours (shown on Record of Completion): 45 hours NABCEP Training Hours:PV Installer Certification Requirements: This course counts for 45 advanced training hours. •    PV Installer Recertification Requirements: This course counts for the following:

  • 6 hours NEC Code based hours
  • 6 Job Task Analysis hours
  • 6 Non-Technical/Other hours
•  PV Technical Sales Certification Requirements: This course counts for 6 hours •  PV Technical Sales Recertification Requirements: This course counts for 6 Non-Technical/Other hours •  Solar Heating Installer Recertification: This course counts for 6 Non-Technical continuing education hours  

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  • 6 weeks
  • 8-15 hours per week

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