Solar PV Battery Systems Hands-On Workshop

PV204 Solar PV Systems with Energy Storage – Design and Installation

32 Hours – $1050.00 – 4 Days Hands-On Workshop & Lab

Upcoming PV204 Class Date

Be the “go-to” solar installer with the know-how to design and install PV systems with energy storage (battery back-up) for stand-alone and multi-modal systems Photo of Men in Front of Large Battery Bankthat include bimodal interactive, grid backup, net zero, and self-consumption.

Solar electric system installations are growing across the U.S. and its future requires that we produce energy consistently. Diverting energy to temporary storage will make solar energy as flexible as any other energy source.

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This course includes hands-on design and installation methods for the leading solar battery storage PV systems:

  • Lead-acid
  • Lithium-ion
  • Saltwater
  • Redox flow
  • Nickel-ion batteries

Upcoming Workshop Dates and Calendar

Solar  PV Training Workshop October 2017 TBA
PV204 Battery Systems – Energy Storage for Solar  2nd  –  5th
Registration Deadlines September 22nd


Here is what PV204 covers each day:

  • PV module performance characteristics
  • Source circuit designing – LAB
  • Insolation sourcing and formulas
  • Array mounting considerations – LAB
  • Shading avoidance formulas
  • Safety and OSHA requirements – LAB
  • Sizing components of the battery system
  • Designing NET ZERO systems
  • Battery types and classifications
  • Charge Controllers – LAB
  • NEC: Requirements for open circuits
  • NEC: Requirements for equipment and working spaces – LAB
  • US and International AC electrical standards
  • Battery-based inverters – LAB
  • Designing stand-alone and bimodal PV systems
  • DC vs AC coupling designs
  • Interactive inverters for AC coupling
  • Generator selection and sizing – LAB
  • Example design: DC coupled bimodal PV configuration
  • Exercise design: DC coupled stand-alone PV configuration
  • Example design: AC coupled bimodal PV configuration
  • Self consumption PV system design
  • Commercial PV systems with energy storage
  • NEC: Grounding electrodes and conductors
  • NEC: Labeling requirements on the AC output circuits – LAB

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