Solar PV

Solar PV

Event Date(s): 
09/23/13 to 09/28/13
Organized/Hosted by: 
Farmingdale State College - renewable Energy and sustainabil


Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow rd
New York
United States

Design, Installation and Maintenance of Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems Workshop

The workshop introduces the fundamental concepts in Photovoltaic technology. It provides training in the design, installation and maintenance of grid connected residential photovoltaic systems. Topics covered include: Overview of PV Systems, Sunshine basics, how PV works, components of a PV systems, setup, configuration, sizing, wiring and controls, relevant sections of NEC, zoning laws and building codes pertaining to PV systems, interconnection requirements in New York State, specific parameters of concern to utilities in grid connected systems, practical experiments and demonstrations of different aspects of PV, site visit with detailed explanation of maintenance and troubleshooting. Actual hands on set-up of a small scale grid connected system. In addition, basic electrical concepts and safety issues related to PV installation and maintenance work will be covered. It is a 6-day, 48-hour training course that includes extensive hands-on experience and real world applications. Students are eligible to take the NABCEP Entry Level PV Exam after completing this course.

Upcoming Workshops:
01/28/2013 – 02/02/2013 (9am to 5:30pm)
06/17/2013 – 06/22/2013 (9am to 5:30pm)
09/23/2013 – 09/28/2013 (9am to 5:30pm)

Early Registration (must register at least two weeks before upcoming workshop): $795
Late Registration: $895 (Breakfast, Lunch and textbook are included)

Trainings, Workshops, Courses and Seminars
Lead Instructor: Jonathan Lane (NABCEP Certified) Instructor: Jerry Flaherty (NA
Course Instructor Credentials: 
NABCEP PV Installer Certification
Training Provider Credentials: 
ISPQ Training Program Accreditation
ISPQ Continuing Education Provider Accreditation
Course Hours Count Toward:

-Course hours accreditation not provided-