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CE524: PVsyst for PV System Production Modeling

NABCEP CE Hours:  4 NABCEP continuing education hours (PVIP, Technical Sales, PVA, Solar Thermal).  Also counts as 4 advanced training hours towards initial NABCEP professional certification requirements.  Whether providing a production guarantee, optimizing system design, or verifying that system performance meets expectations, PVsyst software is the main tool the PV industry turns to.

what you will learn

This short course is targeted towards beginning users, and will show you in detail how to get started creating accurate production estimates for any size PV system, from residential to large-scale. Learn how to find and import the correct meteorological data, create system variants for any size system, and accurately define the orientation, shading scene, and detailed system losses.  By the end of this course you will be confidently simulating production and printing reports to share.

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nabcep certification information

NABCEP Certification or Recertification Hours:

NABCEP Associate Credential Requirements for Recertification (CEUs):

  • PV Associate (PVA) Recertification CEU’s: 4 hours

NABCEP Requirements for Certification:

  • PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Certification Requirements: This course counts for 4 advanced training hours.
  • PV Design Specialist (PVDS) Certification Requirements: This course counts for 4 advanced training hours
  • PV Technical Sales Professional (PVTS) Certification Requirements: This course counts for 4 advanced training hours

NABCEP Requirements for Recertification (CEUs):

  • PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Recertification Requirements (CEU’s):
    • JTA Hours: 4
    • RE: 4
  • PV Design Specialist (PVDS) Recertification Requirements (CEU’s):
    • JTA Hours: 4
    • RE: 4
  • PV Installer Specialist (PVIS) Recertification Requirements (CEU’s):
    • RE: 4
  • PV Commissioning & Maintenance Specialist (PVCMS) Recertification Requirements (CEU’s):
    • RE: 4
  • PV Technical Sales Professional (PVTS) Recertification Requirements (CEU’s):
    • JTA Hours: 4
    • RE: 4
  • Solar Heating Installer (SHI) Recertification Requirements (CEU’s):
    • RE: 4

For information on the NABCEP PV Associate or Certification Exams please visit http://www.solarenergy.org/nabcep-certification.

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