ELC-120 Photovoltaic [PV] Systems Technology

This course covers the basics of how to site, design, and install photovoltaic [PV] systems. Topics include shading, the orientation of arrays, sizing for grid-connected and off-grid systems, design of systems for a given electrical load, safety practices for installers and the requirements of the National Electrical Code [NEC.] A PV system will be assembled and installed in class. This course can serve as a pre-requisite for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners [NABCEP.] Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].



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