Solar Technical Training

DISCOUNT CODE: We offer a discount on registration for OSEIA, Energy Trust Solar Trade Allies, and Solar Installers of Washington (SIW) members. Contact outreach@oseia.org for your discount code before you register. We do not issue refunds for training discounts not applied for during the registration process.

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Oregon Trainings    

Solar PV Systems based on the 2017 NEC

Eastern Oregon, October 2019 - Register here

Eugene, OR, October 2019 - Register here

Portland, OR, November 2019 - Register here

Portland, OR, March 2020 - Register here

Solar PV Systems Installation Best Practices & Energy Trust Requirements

Bend, OR, October 2019 - Register here

Portland, OR, November 2019 - Register here

Eugene, OR, March 2020 - Register here

Medford, OR, February 2020 - Register here

Operations & Maintenance

Medford, OR, November 2019 - Register here

Bend, OR, March 2020 - Register here

Eugene, OR, March 2020 - Register here

Portland, OR, March 2020 - Register here

Washington Trainings    

Unfortunately, OSEIA will not be organizing trainings in WA in 2019.

 

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Course Descriptions & Continuing Education

Oregon Courses

  • Solar PV Systems based on the 2017 NEC (8h): The 2017 edition of NFPA 70 National Electrical Code dramatically changes the practical safeguards for PV systems. It introduces more changes to Article 690, Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems, than any revision cycle since 1984, when the NEC first adopted Article 690.This course will review all of the critical requirements for the proper installation of PV systems by the NEC and will focus on significant changes made in the 2017 versions. Articles to be reviewed include 690 - PV Systems, 691 - Large-Scale PV Electric Power Production Facility (NEW), 705 - Interconnected Electrical Power Production Sources, 706 - Energy Storage Systems (NEW), 710 - Stand-alone Systems (NEW), 712 - DC Microgrids (NEW). The course is intended for: Oregon State Certified Electricians, Electrical Contractors, Electrical Inspectors, Building Officials, Engineers and Designers.  

    • CEU: This course is eligible for 8 hours NABCEP credit and 4 hours Code Related + 4 hours Code Change OR BCD credit.

  • Solar PV Systems Best Practices & Energy Trust Installation Requirements (4h) :The Solar PV Systems Best Practices will provide participants with knowledge of the industry's current best practices and Energy Trust of Oregon's current installation requirement to ensure consistent and uniform installations for Photovoltaic (PV) systems. The course will be focused on the current products, safety practices and installation requirements. The course is intended for code electrical contractors, solar installers, building officials, engineers and designers and to better understand current installation best practices and Energy Trust Installation requirements

    • CEU: This course is eligible for 4h NABCEP credit. 2h Code Related OR BCD credits.

  • Solar PV Systems Operations & Maintenance (2h): The two-hour Solar PV Systems Operations and Maintenance course will provide participants with knowledge of the industry's current best practices to ensure consistent and uniform installation and inspection methods for Photovoltaic (PV) systems. The course will be focused on the current products, safety practices and installation requirements. The course is intended for code electrical contractors, solar installers, building officials, engineers and designers and to better understand current installation and O&M practices for PV systems.

    • CEU: This course is eligible for 2h NABCEP credit.  

The Solar Technical Training Program is made possible with support from:

 
 

Thank you to our 2019 training hosts:

 
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OSEIA Solar Technical Training Host Sponsorship Information here.

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