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Solar Storage

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER This three-day onsite workshop will cover fundamental principles of battery based systems. At the end of the class, participants will be able to assist in designing and installing a residential PV system with battery back-up. Learning Objectives: Using load analysis size a battery bank. Specify and size inverters, charge controllers for […]

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Operations and Maintenance of PV Systems

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER This two-day workshop held in Raleigh, NC will cover: evaluating performance of systems, including  specific data collection and evaluation, as well as protocols for collection; arc flash requirements; finding ground faults; thermal imaging; IV curve tracing; and fuse servicing Learning Objectives: At the end of this workshop, participants will be able […]

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REPVA: Advanced PV Design and Installation

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER This course is offered onsite in Raleigh, NC. The bulk of this week-long workshop covers topics relating to the National Electrical Code® (NEC) requirements for PV systems and prepares the participant for proper code compliance, wire sizing, equipment specifications, permit processing, commissioning and other necessary steps in the design and installation phases […]

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Hands-on PV Lab

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Held in Raleigh, NC, this day-long session is for those who have taken the 40-hour REPV online workshop or simply wish to gain more hands-on experience.  This hands-on day begins with an overview of safety, system components, system design, and solar fundamentals.  During the course of the workshop you will be […]

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NCCETC Training Student Cristian Castillo Finds Passion, Purpose in Solar Energy

  When you talk about solar energy to one of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s training students, Cristian Castillo, his passion for it is palpable. Castillo, who has worked on around 80 solar sites for the past six years, talks about all of his solar jobs like he’s doing them for the first […]

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REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design and Installation

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER This course is offered onsite in Raleigh, NC and covers the fundamentals of design and installation of photovoltaic systems. The 40-hour course is based on NABCEP’s Learning Objectives for NABCEP PV Associate. A hands-on day installing a fully integrated grid-tied PV system pulls together the classroom knowledge and rounds out the five-day, […]

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Online REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design and Installation

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Online REPV is the online equivalent of REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design and Installation without the hands-on installation day and with added schedule flexibility. There are recorded lectures and live Q&As every week along with quizzes and assignments. There is also an optional hands-on PV lab that can be taken for […]

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ReBuild Communities Teams Up with NCCETC for REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation Training

The solar energy industry is on the rise, and a local non-profit initiative is seizing the opportunity to be a part of it. From July 8-12, the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) held an REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation training for ReBuild Communities NC through a Rural Business Development Grant, which the […]

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Solar Energy Industry Jobs

As the solar energy industry continues to grow in the world, the United States and North Carolina, the prospect of finding a solar energy job is becoming more and more feasible. There are currently 11 million renewable energy jobs in the world. About 4.5 million of those jobs are in solar, and more than 240,000 […]

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