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Get out of the fog: GO SOLAR!

Date:
Monday, March 07, 2005
Time:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Event Type:
Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author:
Rachel Connor
Location Details:
Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard St.

Participants in the PV Design & Installation workshop learn how to use PV (photovoltaic) technology to produce their own electricity from the sun through practical design and installation of PV systems. Participants learn system sizing, site analysis, hardware specification and component selection. The workshop covers typical applications and case study examples. Install an operational system in the field and learn the proper use of tools and safety precautions. This workshop is for the beginner who wants to use PV or for those seeking employment in the solar industry.

This workshop is certified by the Institute of Sustainable Power and fulfills one of the requirements for national photovoltaic certification. See http://www.nabcep.org for more information.

Topics Include

* Home Applications
* Basics of Electricity
* Solar Site Analysis
* PV System Components
* Energy Efficient Appliances
* PV System Sizing
* Component Specification
* Electrical Wiring
* Safety Procedures
* Operation and Maintenance
See www.solarenergy.org for more information
Added to the calendar on Tue, Jan 25, 2005 10:55AM
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