PV 201 PV Site Assessment
This eight-hour course uses presentations, exercises, activities, and class discussion to demonstrate how to perform a residential PV site assessment, using a template created by the MREA.
Topics covered include: load analysis and consumption history, energy efficiency recommendations, mounting options, balance of system location requirements, shade analysis, system sizing, financial analysis and options, and non-financial benefits of PV. Participants will learn how to access and use online tools for assessing the solar resource, perform site-specific shade analysis, recommend system size and location, calculate energy production, estimate system costs, and identify available PV rebates and incentives.
Read the Associate Handbook for further credentialing information.
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Course Format Options: In-Person, Online
Length: 8 Hrs (No.2 of 3 Required Courses)
Qualifies for Associate Exam: Yes