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CE519: Off-grid System Considerations

NABCEP CE Hours:  2 hours (click for details). There are many things to consider when sizing and designing an off-grid PV system. In this course, we’ll provide a high-level overview, which will primarily focus on DC coupled off-grid systems. We’ll discuss the different components in an off-grid system, and look at different design parameters used when sizing an off-grid system. There will be sizing examples for each electrical component, using the design parameters for that component. We’ll wrap things up with an overview of the maintenance required to keep an off-grid system running properly.  Further NABCEP hours information found under Certification section below.

what you will learn

Join SEI’s Will White – who’s been living off-grid since 2007 – for an in-depth look at off-grid system considerations in three parts:

  • Components used in an off-grid system.
  • Design parameters of an off-grid system.
  • How to size individual components for an off-grid system and the maintenance required.
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nabcep certification information

SEI Contact Training Hours: 2 hours online

This course provides approved credit hours towards the following NABCEP Certifications and Recertifications:

  • PV Installation Professional
  • PV Design Specialist
  • PV Installation Specialist
  • PV Commissioning and Maintenance Specialist (Recertification only)
  • PV Technical Sales Professional
  • PV Associate (Renewal only)
  • SH Associate (Renewal only)
  • Solar Heating Installer (Recertification only)

Please visit NABCEP’S online course catalog for credit hours breakdown.

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