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SH202: Inspecting Solar Heating Systems in New York State

SH202 – Inspecting Solar Heating Systems in New York State is a one day in person course 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. SH202 is also open to solar installers, architects, engineers and other professionals in NewYork State […]

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PV101: Solar Training – Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct)

PV101 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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PV202: Solar Training – Advanced PV System Design and the NEC (Grid-Direct)

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 PV202 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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PV203: Solar Training – PV System Fundamentals (Battery-Based)

Energy storage has been a part of many PV systems since the beginning, but now the market is growing like never before. In PV203 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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PV303: Solar Training – Advanced PV Multimode and Microgrid Design (Battery-Based)

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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PV304: Solar Training – Advanced PV Stand-alone System Design (Battery-Based)

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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CE120: PV Systems and the NEC

As the PV industry expands, more training is required to both safely install and inspect solar electric systems. This one-day class for electrical contractors, PV installers, and Code Officials will clearly explain and summarize the intent and application of the National Electrical Code relevant to photovoltaic (PV) solar electric systems.  Significant updates to the 2014 and 2017 […]

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FV101: Diseño e Instalación de Sistemas Fotovoltaicos Conectados a la Red – Presencial

Este es un curso fundamental para cualquier persona que quiera iniciar una carrera en energía fotovoltaica (FV) y/o comprender los pormenores de la generación de electricidad con base en el efecto fotoeléctrico. La plataforma del curso FV101 le permitirá continuar desarrollándose en áreas como: diseño, inspección, instalación, mantenimiento, ventas técnicas y soporte técnico; todo basado […]

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NAB-PV: NABCEP PV Associate Exam

Solar Energy International proctors the NABCEP PV Associate Exam (formerly known as the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam) in its Paper & Pencil format on select Friday evenings after some of our PV301L- Solar Electric Lab Week (Battery-Based). It is recommended that your education requirement be completed prior to registering to take the exam. You must call […]

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