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upcoming solar photovoltaic trainings in frankfort, kentucky

 

Dual Panel Solar

The Kentucky Solar Partnership and Appalachia – Science in the Public Interest, with the support of the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED), the Franklin County Cooperative Extension Service, and Kentucky State University, present a series of introductory and advanced training classes on solar photovoltaic system design and installation practices.

 

Workshop Descriptions

Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics

August 16—17, 2011

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Fee: $275

Instructor: Chris LaForge, ISPQ Certified PV Instructor NABCEP Certified PV Installer

Prerequisite: None

Location: Franklin County Cooperative Extension Office

101 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY 40601

 

Solar Site Assessments and PV System Design

August 18, 2011

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Fee: $140

Instructor: Chris LaForge, ISPQ Certified PV Instructor NABCEP Certified PV Installer

Prerequisite: Introduction to Photovoltaics or equivalent

Location: Franklin County Cooperative Extension Office

101 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY 40601

 

Solar Photovoltaics & the National Electric Code

August 19, 2011

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Fee: $140

Instructor: Chris LaForge, ISPQ Certified PV Instructor NABCEP Certified PV Installer Prerequisites: Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics or equivalent (Code officials require no prerequisites)

For Installers, Code Officials, Inspectors, and Building Professionals

Location: Franklin County Cooperative Extension Office

101 Lakeview Court, Frankfort, KY 40601

 

Advanced Solar Photovoltaics Hands-On Installation Workshop

October 24—28, 2011

8:30 am – 5:00 pm each day

Fee: $825

Instructor: Chris LaForge, ISPQ Certified PV Instructor, NABCEP Certified PV Installer

Prerequisite: Introduction to Photovoltaics or equivalent

Attendance is limited to 12 people. Register early to reserve your place.

Location: Kentucky State University, Center for Sustainability of Farms and Families

1525 Mills Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601

 

Financial Support

MACED is offering financial support to eligible residents of Appalachian Counties of Kentucky who want to attend the workshops. Assistance is based on need and can cover up to 100% of registration fees plus travel expenses (lodging, mileage, and meals). To learn more, download the Workshop Financial Support Application here. Complete this application and get approval from MACED for financial assistance before you sign up for the course itself at www.kysolar.org.

 

NABCEP Training Hours

Participants will earn training hours to use towards the eligibility requirements for the NABCEP Solar PV Installer certification exam. Each workshop provides 7 training hours of instruction per day.

 

CEU’s available for Kentucky licensed Master Electricians and Electrical Electricians for Introduction to Solar PV; Solar Site Assessments and PV System Design; and Solar PV and the National Electric Code.

 

For more information visit www.kysolar.org.