SPS Energy Solutions, a North American solar energy leader in system design and integration, worked with Solar Energy International and The Green Building Center to run a week-long seminar on photovoltaic installation in Salt Lake City.
Solar Energy International (SEI) is a member-supported organization that offers hands on workshops in solar, wind, water power, and natural building technologies. The Green Building Center, a green building supplier and consulting firm, organized a seminar after they sold a 2 kW SPS Energy Green Grid Tie system to Black Diamond, an international climbing gear manufacturer. The installation of this system presented a great opportunity for a SEI to run a solar training course.
The 6-day training course included 4 days of classroom work and 2 days of installation of the SPS Green Grid Tie system. The system includes Evergreen solar panels and a Fronius 2 kW inverter. SPS Energy provided all of the solar equipment and manuals for the installation. Orrin Farnsworth, a representative from SPS Energy Solutions in Utah, also assisted with the instruction of the course.
“SPS Energy Solutions is committed to assisting SEI with education to new customers,” said David Egles, President of SPS Energy Solutions. “With the growth commercial and residential solar installations, education is paramount to the success of this industry.”
For more information on the Solar Energy International (SEI), please see www.solarenergy.org. For information on The Green Building Center, see www.greenbuildingcenter.net and for Black Diamond, please see www.bdel.com.
SPS Energy Solutions has over 15 years of technical and engineering experience, and one of the widest selections of renewable energy products. SPS Energy’s strengths are designing and building engineered systems to power remote sites for industrial applications, as well as kits for RV and remote homes. With offices across North America, SPS Energy Solutions has created its success on a combination of a dedicated dealer network, developing in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, and becoming the master distributor for world-class companies. SPS Energy Solutions has installed power systems across Canada to run lighthouses, parks facilities and to power cottages or homes. See www.spsenergy.com.