Photovoltaics and the 2011 National Electric Code, with Rebekah Hren

Sep 29 2012

This one day class will clearly explain and summarize the intent and application of PV-relevant changes to the 2011 NEC. The primary focus will be the many updates to Articles 690 and 705, including new and potentially confusing requirements for conductor routing and labeling, fuse servicing and disconnects, and arc-fault protection.†In addition, code-compliant wire sizing per Article 300, and transformerless inverter installation will be discussed and case studies presented.


This course offers 8 hours of Continuing Education for the NCBEEC.

*Degree-seeking students of any college or university may recieve a 50% discount

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Breakfast and Lunch provided


 Rebekah Hren has been teaching PV workshops since 2007. A North Carolina native, her first PV system was a 300 watt array for her own off-grid cob house. She worked as a residential system installer and designer for Honey Electric Solar, and now works with O2 Energies developing utility scale arrays. Rebekah is a licensed electrician, NABCEP Certified PV Installer, and ISPQ certified PV instructor for SEI.  She writes technical articles for Home Power and SolarPro magazines, and has co-authored several books: "A Solar Buyer's Guide for Home and Office",  and a book on home energy titled, "The Carbon-Free Home".   

To be held in Boone, NC at Appalachian State University - specific classroom details to follow


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