Photovoltaic Systems and the National Electric Code (NEC)
This one day class will clearly explain and summarize the intent and application of PV-relevant sections of the 2011 National Electric Code (NEC). The primary focus will be Articles 690 and 705, including requirements for conductor routing and labeling, fuse servicing and disconnects, and arc-fault protection. In addition, code-compliant wire sizing per Article 300, transformerless inverters for ungrounded systems and installation best practices will be discussed.
Cost: $250* (lunch included)
ASU Student Cost: $200
Location: Appalachian Enterprise Center Conference Room, 130 Poplar Grove Connecter, Boone, NC
Continuing Education Credits Offered: 8 hours for the NCBEEC
All attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion
This workshop is approved for a 100% scholarship for participants located in a 7 county region in the High Country with no out-of-pocket costs to you! Click here to see if you qualify and for the required paperwork to receive your registration code.
Rebekah Hren is an NC licensed electrician, NABCEP Certified Solar Installer, and ISPQ certified PV instructor for Solar Energy International. Since 2009, Rebekah has worked for solar project developer O2 Energies on ground-mounted solar farms.
Co-instructor Brian Mehalic started his solar career in 2002 at EV Solar Products in Chino Valley, Arizona, working as the lead installer and project manager.
Appalachian Energy Center
Appalachian State University
Dr. Jeff Ramsdell, Director
828-262-7514 (Appalachian Energy Center)
401 Academy Street
226 IG Greer Hall
ASU Box 32131
Boone, NC 28608