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Online Solar Training Courses

Courses through the SEI Online Campus are some of the most flexible and engaging paths to getting your renewable energy education.  SEI has built these courses with sound learning theory in mind and all courses have live instructor support from leading professionals in the industry.  We take this course design seriously as this type of training can be daunting for some who have never experienced a quality online course. Each course offers multiple content types from video to audio to engaging readings and resources to ensure your learning style is considered.  Click here for more details on online courses and computer requirements. 
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PVOL101: Solar Training - Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct) - Online

This online solar training course establishes fundamental concepts required for safe, code-compliant design and installation of photovoltaic (PV) systems, with a focus on residential-sized grid-direct solar electric systems.  The goal of the course is to create a fundamental understanding of the core concepts necessary to work with all PV systems, including:  system components, site analysis, PV module criteria, mounting solutions, safety, and commissioning. 
Location: Online
6 Weeks | $795.00
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RDOL101: Appropriate Technology for the Developing World - Online

This course explores different technologies that are used in development projects to improve the quality of peoples’ lives and help eliminate poverty.   The class is divided into two sections.  The first section surveys technologies that aim to improve people's access to basic human needs: water and sanitation, food processing and cooking technologies, biomass, rural electrification, and appropriate building techniques.  The second section of the class focuses on project development and implementation.
Location: Online
6 Weeks | $595.00
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PVOL202: Solar Training - Advanced PV System Design and the NEC (Grid-Direct) - Online

Apply National Electrical Code (NEC) standards and industry best practices to residential and commercial grid-direct solar electric systems to ensure safe, code-compliant design and installation.  This online solar training workshop builds upon the core concepts from PV101, expanding them to address larger, more complex grid-direct PV systems. 
Location: Online
6 Weeks | $795.00
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PVOL203: Solar Training - Solar Electric Design (Battery-Based) - Online

Apply the National Electrical Code (NEC) to battery-based systems in this online solar training course to ensure safe, code-compliant design and installation. This course will build upon the core concepts from PV101, with a specific emphasis on battery-based system design.  Students will work through step-by-step design process for battery-based applications, including stand-alone (off-grid), grid-tied with battery back-up, and hybrid systems. 
Location: Online
6 Weeks | $795.00
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PVOL206: Solar Training - Solar Business and Technical Sales - Online

This online solar training course, has been developed from the ground up with a strong focus on business principals and non-technical financial and economics topics, and is directly aligned with the NABCEP PV Technical Sales task analysis.  This workshop is for those currently working in the solar industry or hoping to work in solar sales. 
Location: Online
6 Weeks | $795.00
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ER100: Introducción a las energias renovables - en linea - online

Las fuentes de energía renovable están en todos nuestros alrededores: agua, viento, sol... y cada día más personas las utilizan como parte de su día a día. Las utilizamos para calentar nuestros hogares en épocas frías, para operar nuestros electrodomésticos, ducharnos con agua caliente, irrigar campos con agua para agricultura, etc. Hay amplio espacio para formarse y crecer como profesionales en carreras en torno a las energías renovables. Este curso es una introducción a los distintos
Location: Online
6 weeks | $0
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RE100: Introduction to Renewable Energy - FREE Online Course

Free Online Course! Introduction to Renewable Energy is an online course for those who wish to learn the basics of renewable energy - including where it is found, how we can harvest it for use in our homes and how it can help ease pressures on the environment. You will not become an expert through this course, but you will get to know renewable energy in its many forms - helping you to decide whether solar, wind or other technologies are right for you.  Over 20,000 people from all over the world
Location: Online
6 weeks | $0
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SHOL202: Inspecting Solar Heating Systems in New York State - Online

SHOL202 - Inspecting Solar Heating Systems in New York State - Online is a three week online course (8-10 hours of instruction) geared towards code officials in New York and is approved by the Department of State, Division of Building Standards and Codes for six (6) CEU's. SHOL202 is also open to solar installers, architects, engineers and other professionals in New York State who will benefit from the knowledge of solar heating systems code. Courses will also count as
Location: Online
20 Days - 3 Weeks | $50.00