Wire Your Own Grid-Tied PV System
Students will learn to assemble an operational non-battery grid-tied PV system (the most common type) from a professional installer. In addition to the wiring, learners will also look at the various options for mounting, and an array of inverters, PV modules, and meters. Basic grounding and inverter operation and safety will also be covered.
Build An Electric Vehicle
Plug in and get connected! This half-day class will discuss the many facets of building or converting an electric vehicle (EV), including the skills and materials required, costs, and other necessary resources. Or, for those who simply want to learn more about EV ownership, we’ll also uncover finding existing EV’s, and discuss why EV’s are the most likely vehicles of the future.
Find Your Dream Job in Solar
In this fast paced half day workshop solar industry analyst Liz Merry will share some of the secrets for finding a fulfilling job in the solar industry. The half day workshop reviews the 'big picture' of the industry, including economics, trends, regulatory and utility environment, and new business models. If you've dreamed of working in solar, this unique workshop is a great way to start making that dream a reality. Learn about career opportunities in a range of areas, including: