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PV110: Solar Training - Solar Water Pumping

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This 24-hour course is a 3-day course consisting of classroom lecture with tours and hands-on labs. Lectures are presented in powerpoint format with exercises, quizzes, group discussion, and homework. Tours and lab provide an opportunity for students to see systems and apply the theory they learn in lectures.

what you will learn

Topics Include

  • Identify the use and economics of solar water pumping
  • Understand water hydraulics and engineering fundamentals
  • Develop water-well relationships and calculations
  • Learn solar modules fundamentals and calculations
  • Identify solar water pump types and uses
  • Understand water well components and appurtenances
  • Learn the various water storage systems and storage components
  • Understand pressure tanks and pressure switch design
  • Explore alternative water pump techniques including: Spiral pumps, hydraulic ram pumps, nose pumps, river pumps and air pumps
  • Review four different example pumping systems
  • Fields trips to review 6 different water lift systems


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This workshop is worth 24 contact training hours.

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course snapshot

  • Paonia, CO
    • July 19 2021 - July 21 2021
  • Paonia, CO
  • 3 days
  • 24 hours

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