PV222 Interactive PV System Configuration

12 Advanced Credit Hours – ONLINE & SELF-PACED – $325.00

NABCEP approved for certification and re-certification (6 NEC credits & 6 design & configuration credits; includes 2 hours Building and Fire Safety code)

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Inman-ArrayThis course includes 8 lesson presentations covering the most crucial aspects of Interactive PV system configuration and design with mixed Question and Answer (Q & A) exercises to allow each student to monitor and assess their progress throughout this self-paced presentation.

Course outline:

  1. The Physical Design and Layout
    • Access to the roof and equipment
    • Energy density for the space
    • Calculating for shadow avoidance
  2. Physical Loads
    • Calculating physical roof loads
    • Calculating material strength
  3. Inverter Capacity Configuration
    • Matching the PV array to inverter operating parameters
      • PV array to inverter size limitations
      • temperature affects voltage output from the PV cells
    • Configuring modules and arrays to inverters
      • configuring with PV optimizers
  4. Selecting Conductors and Conduit
    • PV source circuits and output circuits
    • Inverter output circuits
    • Equipment grounding conductors
    • Conduit for the application
  5. Interconnection Capacity and System labeling
    • Interactive service connections
      • utility side connections
      • customer side connections
    • Labeling the PV system
  6. Residential PV System Designing
    • Steps in designing residential PV systems
      • gathering preliminary site data
      • performing a site survey
      • preliminary system design
      • detailed system design
      • estimating system performance
  7. Commercial PV System Designing – Roof Mounts
    • Steps in designing commercial roof-mounted PV systems
      • identify the site and design parameters
      • develop initial layout drawings
      • design the PV system
      • inspect the system and run a performance test
  8. Commercial PV System Designing – Ground Mounts
    • Steps in designing commercial ground-mounted PV systems
      • identify site and design parameters
      • develop initial layout drawings
      • design the PV system
      • inspect the system and run a performance test

 

Call for more information: 706-867-0678 or 800-262-7560

A strong foundation of PV systems knowledge or experience is necessary prior to enrolling in this course.

Internet access is required to participate in online training.

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