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PV 407.01 Battery-Based PV Systems

Course Description

PV systems that employ batteries require significant design considerations. Whether using batteries with a bimodal or stand-alone system, battery selectiion and sizing is challenging. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the issues surrounding the use of batteries for PV applications.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define site issues including: client goals, array placement, balance of system placement
  • Explain how to choose the appropriate system type
  • Identify product choices and explain methods for product specification
  • Define code issues in product choices and hardware specification
  • Define methods and tools for properly sizing PV systems
  • Explain methods for product integration
  • Identify the capabilities and limits of specific systems
  • Present common mistakes in system design and their solutions

Recognized CEU's for Licensed Professionals:

  • 7.0 continuing education credits for NABCEP PV Installer Certification
  • 7.5 credit hours for WI Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification
  • 7.5 credit hours for WI Journeyman and Master Electrician Certification
  • 7.5 credit hours for WI UDC - Electrical Inspector Certification

Course Instructor: 

Chris LaForge, Great Northern Solar

Required Course Materials:

  • Notepad
  • Pencil or pen
  • Calculator
  • Lunch


PV 205 Intermediate PV or PV 701 Photovoltaic Technology Instructor Institute or equivalent

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June 24th, 2012 9:00 AM   through   5:00 PM
353 Harbor Dr
Great Lakes Aquarium, Board Room
Duluth, MN 55802
United States

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Phone: 715-592-6595
Non-Member Price $ 250.00
Member Price $ 230.00

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