ImagineSolar Incorporating Ideal Power Converter's Inverter Technology into Advanced Training

ImagineSolar has announced that Ideal Power Converters has donated their photovoltaic inverter technology to the ImagineSolar advanced training program. ImagineSolar will feature IPC's innovative inverter technology in both their PV320 and PV321 courses.

PV320: Advanced PV Design & NABCEP Exam Prep

Austin, TX | Tuesdays, Oct. 23 - Dec. 11 (6-9pm)

PV321: Advanced PV System Technologies
Austin, TX | Sat/Sun, Dec. 15-16 (8am-6pm)

ImagineSolar establishes partnerships with leading manufacturers, distributors, installation companies, training & accreditation organizations to ensure that their courses are teaching best practices using the most current technologies & methods for the solar & smart grid industries.

ImagineSolar has announced that Ideal Power Converters has donated their photovoltaic inverter technology to the ImagineSolar advanced training program. ImagineSolar will feature IPC's innovative inverter technology in both their PV320 and PV321 courses.

"Ideal Power Converters is transforming the PV, grid-storage, and electric vehicle fast charging markets with their game-changing Universal Power Converter Platform™," stated Michael Kuhn, ImagineSolar Founder and CEO. "This is a great match with our focus on system solutions for the solar and smart grid industries."

Who Should Take ImagineSolar's Advanced Courses?

Solar Project Developers
Entrepreneurs
Electricians
Engineers and Designers
Architects, Builders and Remodelers
Contractors and Installers
All others who want to become solar industry professionals

PV320: Advanced PV Design & NABCEP Exam Prep

20-hour course going deep into PV system design and problem-solving expertise needed to pass the professional level NABCEP Certified Solar PV Exam.

Topics include:

NABCEP PV Job Task Analysis (NABCEP Study Guide)
PV Array Temperature Impact Calculation Exercises
Expedited Permit Process for PV Systems
Working Safely with PV Systems
Conducting a Site Assessment
Selecting a System Design
Adapting the Mechanical Design
Adapting the Electrical Design
Installing Sub-systems & Components at the Site
Performing a System Checkout & Inspection
Maintaining & Troubleshooting a System

PV321: Advanced PV System Technologies

PV321 is designed for those who want a professional understanding of leading-edge solar industry technologies and the integration of those technologies into system solutions for commercial, residential, and utility-scale projects.

This 20-hour course includes design concepts, system analysis & labs essential for PV system developers, entrepreneurs, designers, installers & those seeking careers in the solar industry.

The weekend course (Dec. 15th & 16th) takes place in our state-of-the-art solar field lab & training center in Austin, Texas, and is designed for out-of-towners as well as those in the Austin area. Follow this link to get special hotel rates near the Austin airport.

Topics and Labs

Ideal Power Converters Universal Power Converter Platform™
Enphase Microinverter Technology & Applications
Fixed versus Tracking Systems Technology, Applications & Financial Justification
SMA Sunny Island Bimodal Hybrid System Technology & Applications
Battery banks & Generators
Ballasted mounting systems for commercial buildings
Combine PV321 training with a visit to Austin - the "Live music capital of the world."

Both courses provide advanced training credit for the NABCEP Certification Exam as well as NABCEP continuing education credit for those already certified.

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