10 PV 101.29 Basic Photovoltaics

Milwaukee, WI
Saturday, March 27, 2010

10 PV 101.29 Basic Photovoltaics
Saturday, March 27, 2010 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Central Time)

MATC - Oak Creek Campus
6665 S. Howell Ave
Room numbers will be assigned at check-in
Milwaukee, WI 53154
United States

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Course Description

This 8-hour course uses a combination of lecture and classroom activities to teach the basics of photovoltaic (PV) systems. Participants will learn how PV systems work, diagram the four PV system types, describe and identify components, understand the best application and limitations of each system type, define the solar window, make energy efficiency recommendations, estimate system loads, and understand the basics of PV site assessment.


Course Objectives

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

·       define photovoltaics

·       explain how photovoltaic systems work

·       diagram the four PV system types

·       describe and identify components of a photovoltaic system

·       identify the best application and limitations of each system type

·       define the solar window

·       use Ohms Law

·       read an electric utility bill

·       estimate electrical loads

·       make energy efficiency recommendations

·       identify PV mounting types

·       explain the basics of a PV site assessment

·       calculate system costs

·       describe financial incentives for PV


Course Instructor:  Tony Janisch

Course Materials/Prerequisites:

Materials Required:
Pencil or pen





Contact Information

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Payment Instructions

  • Non-Member Workshop Price: $110.00
    Member Workshop Price: $90.00
    RE Summit Attendee Price: $100.00

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