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Solar Training (Electric)

PV201L: Solar Training - Womens' Solar Electric Lab Week (Grid-Direct)

With female-only instructors and participants, this online course offers women a uniquely supportive learning environment to build their solar knowledge foundation. This course offers the same curriculum as SEI's co-ed PV201L, but is intended to further encourage participants to get ALL those solar questions answered and offer networking opportunities with each other and existing women in the solar industry.
Location: Paonia, CO
5 Days | $1495.00
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PVOL101: Solar Training - Women's Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct) - Online

With female-only instructors and participants, this online course offers women a uniquely supportive learning environment to build their solar knowledge foundation. This course offers the same curriculum as SEI's co-ed PVOL101, but is intended to further encourage participants to get ALL those solar questions answered and offer networking opportunities with each other and existing women in the solar industry.
Location: Online
6 Weeks | $795.00

James R. Kirby, AIA, is Vice President of Sustainability for the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing, Washington, DC. Kirby has expertise in roof system design and construction, Find Out More >

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Laura Walters helps coordinate and update the curriculum for SEI's internationally recognized PV training program, which includes creating the technical diagrams, working on SEI's PV textbook Find Out More >

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Orion received his first glimpse into the potential of solar electricity while growing up off-grid in Northwest Montana and remains motivated by a desire to promote and educate the public on the Find Out More >

Orion Thornton NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer
NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer



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Jack is a licensed Illinois attorney. He began a shift to a more sustainable career path by focusing on efficiency first. He studied with The Find Out More >

Jack O'Donohue ISPQ Certified PV Instructor
ISPQ Certified PV Instructor


Jack O'Donohue NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer
NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer


Jack O'Donohue NABCEP Certified PV Technical Sales
NABCEP Certified PV Technical Sales



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Solar Training - Electric

For people wanting to change careers, PV installers or designers, and homeowners, SEI has a solar training workshop for everyone.  For information on NABCEP Certification please visit http://www.solarenergy.org/nabcep-certification.  For information on Solar Energy International's Solar Professionals Certificate Program visit http://www.solarenergy.org/sei-solar-professionals-certificate-program.
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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
41 Days - 6 Weeks | $795.00
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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
41 Days - 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
41 Days - 6 Weeks | $795.00
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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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PVOL101: Solar Training - Women's Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct) - Online

With female-only instructors and participants, this online course offers women a uniquely supportive learning environment to build their solar knowledge foundation. This course offers the same curriculum as SEI's co-ed PVOL101, but is intended to further encourage participants to get ALL those solar questions answered and offer networking opportunities with each other and existing women in the solar industry.
Location: Online
6 Weeks | $795.00
Bill Hoffer has been working in the solar industry in the Pacific Northwest for more than 16 years. He is a Solar Energy International alum since 1994, a NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer, and a Find Out More >
Bill Hoffer NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer
NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer



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Brad Burkhartzmeyer is an experienced solar system designer, installer and Solar Energy International alumnus. He founded Sun's Eye Power Company Find Out More >

Brad Burkhartzmeyer  NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer
NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer



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Joe Villacci specializes in system design, installation methods, and performance verification of solar electric systems. He works as technical trainer and curriculum developer for Solar Energy Find Out More >

Joe Villacci NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer
NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer



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