6-day PV design & installation workshop in Austin
Highly acclaimed SEI instructors return to Austin:
Photovoltaic Design and Installation Workshop
March 22 - March 27, 2004
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 www.nabcep.org for more information.
The second portion of the workshop may be located at a remote site. Be prepared to camp. We will send you a list of recommended items to bring when you register.
- Home Applications
- Basics of Electricity
- Solar Site Analysis
- PV System Components
- Energy Efficient Appliances
- PV System Sizing
- Component Specification
- Electrical Wiring
- Safety Procedures
- Solar Water Pumping
- Operation and Maintenance
Quotes from Past Participants
Quite possibly the best ten days of instruction I've received on any topic! The enthusiasm and technical expertise of the SEI staff is encouraging in light of the problems of the world's energy demands. Thanks!
-- 2002 PV Design & Installation participant
A wonderful parcel of knowledge served up by 5-star instructors!
-- 2003 PV Design & Installation participant
Solar Energy International (SEI) was founded in 1991 as a non-profit educational organization to help others to use renewable energy resources and environmental building technologies through education and technical assistance.
Pre-registration is required. For details please visit www.solarenergy.org or contact SEI at (970)963-8855
Local Sponsors: Meridian Energy Systems
Texas Solar Energy SocietyApologies for double-postings, if you are on more than one list. All details through SEI, not through TXSES--contact them directly please.Kathryn Houser, Executive Director
Texas Solar Energy Society
PO Box 1447
Austin, TX 78767-1447
512-326-3391 OR 800-465-5049