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CE522: 2017 National Electrical Code™ and PV Systems

NABCEP CE Hours: 6 Code/Other/(JTA-Tech Sales).  The National Electrical Code® drives industry-wide best practices as well as product development cycles of PV component manufacturers, so whether you’re an installer, designer, manufacturer, engineer, or building official, it’s critical to stay on top of the game.  This short course walks through the 2017 National Electrical Code from […]

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RE100: Introduction to Renewable Energy

SEI’s Free Online Course! Welcome to the world of renewable energy!  RE100 is a free course that covers the basics of renewable energy, and is a great introduction for those new to the field, those who are looking to make a career change, or those who just want to learn more about energy from the […]

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PVOL101: Solar Training – Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct) – Online

PVOL101 is your gateway to a career in the solar industry.  It all starts with the fundamentals, and a solid understanding of various components, system architectures, and applications for PV systems.  Other topics include site analysis, system sizing, array configuration, and performance estimation; electrical design characteristics such as wiring, overcurrent protection, and grounding; a detailed […]

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RDOL101: Appropriate Technology for the Developing World – Online

Are you interested in international development, humanitarian work, or helping others with renewable energy internationally?  If you answered yes- this course is for you!  The first section of this course 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 […]

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SHOL101: Solar Thermal Training – Solar Hot Water Design and Installation – Online

Students in this course will learn the theory, design considerations and installation strategies necessary to install and maintain a solar domestic hot water system. Passive solar water heaters, drainback systems, antifreeze systems, and photovoltaic powered systems are all addressed, as well as an introduction to pool and space heating systems.

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PVOL202: Solar Training – Advanced PV System Design and the NEC (Grid-Direct) – Online

Take a deep dive into National Electrical Code (NEC® 2014) standards as well as other best practices that pertain to designing grid­-direct PV systems. The focus in PVOL202 is on residential and commercial­-scale systems, but the Code requirements, design parameters, and best practices are applicable to all types and sizes of PV installations. Detailed lessons address requirements for disconnects, […]

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PVOL203: Solar Training – PV System Fundamentals (Battery-Based) – Online

Energy storage has been a part of many PV systems since the beginning, but now the market is growing like never before. In PVOL203 the focus is on the fundamentals of battery­-based PV systems. The applications and configurations are many, and their complexity far exceeds that of grid­-direct PV systems. Components such as batteries, charge controllers, and battery­-based inverters […]

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PVOL206: Solar Training – Solar Business and Technical Sales – Online

There are many opportunities for different careers in the residential PV industry, including the business and sales side of it. Addressing the topics in the NABCEP PV Technical Sales job task analysis, PVOL206 focuses on technical details for sales professionals, financial analysis, and system financing. This course is geared toward students who are interested in, or who already are working […]

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PVOL303: Solar Training – Advanced PV Multimode and Microgrid Design (Battery-Based) – Online

Among the most complex PV systems, multimode systems and microgrids have many applications and demand for them is growing fast. Whether powering a campus, providing backup for when the grid is down, or reducing peak demand, there are numerous benefits of PV systems with energy storage that can interact with the utility grid ­ or act as their […]

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PVOL304: Solar Training – Advanced PV Stand-alone System Design (Battery-Based) – Online

Off-­grid was where PV got its start – with so many applications for stand­-alone power, and continual new developments and cost reductions in energy storage technology, this sector of the market is growing like never before. Detailed analysis of load considerations, charge controller sizing, and specifying stand-­alone inverters is followed by numerous design examples that address the wide ranging […]

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PVOL350: Solar Training – PV Systems – Tools and Techniques for Operations and Maintenance – Online

PVOL350 is an advanced online training targeted towards solar professionals who want to take their technical skills to the next level. This course is geared towards training PV technicians to safely and effectively perform operations and maintenance (O&M) tasks including inspections, commissioning, performance verification, and troubleshooting. Likewise, those managing fleet operations and system data will […]

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FVOL203: Fundamentos de Sistemas Fotovoltaicos Basados En Baterías – En Línea

Este curso le proporcionará al estudiante una comprensión de los conceptos fundamentales necesarios para trabajar de forma segura en sistemas FV basados en baterías; estos incluyen los sistemas FV aislados (o autónomos) y los sistemas FV conectados a la red con respaldo de baterías. Se estudia el propósito, las aplicaciones y los criterios de diseño […]

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