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The Guide to Photovoltaic System Installation (Go Green with Renewable Energy Resources)

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Written with the installing electrician in mind, THE GUIDE TO PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM INSTALLATION provides readers with a simple, straightforward approach to understanding photovoltaic system installation in both residential and light commercial buildings. Filled with illustrations, examples, and multiple opportunities for practice, this comprehensive book includes the most up-to-date information on photovoltaic installation available on the market today. In addition, coverage of topics such as the National Electrical Code© requirements for a photovoltaic system installation ensures that readers will be well prepared for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners' (NABCEP) entry level photovoltaic installer certification exam.

About the Author

Gregory W. Fletcher has over 30 years of experience in the electrical field and has taught electrical wiring practices at the secondary level, apprentice level, and post-secondary level. He has been licensed, first as a Journeyman and then as a Master Electrician, since 1976. He is currently Department Chairman of the Trades and Technology Department and Director/Instructor of the Electrical Technology program at Kennebec Valley Community College. Mr. Fletcher holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electrical Construction and Maintenance, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Technical Education, and a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Education. He is a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and the National Fire Protection Association. He has taught photovoltaic system installation as part of the Electrical Technology program since 1995 and also has conducted workshops on photovoltaic system installation for electricians and engineers. Greg's program was the first of its kind in New England to become approved by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) to teach and then administer the Entry Level Photovoltaics Installer Exam.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Photovoltaics. 2. PV System Installation Safety. 3. Understanding Electricity Basics. 4. Solar Fundamentals. 5. PV Modules. 6. Batteries. 7. Charge Controllers. 8. Inverters. 9. PV System Wiring and the NEC. 10. Sizing PV Systems. 11. Installing PV Systems. 12. Maintaining and Troubleshooting a PV System. Appendices.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781111639969
Author:
Fletcher, Greg
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Fletcher, Gregory W.
Subject:
Engineering / Electrical
Subject:
alternative energy
Subject:
Renewable energy.
Subject:
Green energy
Subject:
Photovoltaic
Subject:
Photovoltaic System Installation
Subject:
PV System Installation
Subject:
PV
Subject:
PV Systems
Subject:
Electricity
Subject:
Solar
Subject:
PV Modules
Subject:
Batteries
Subject:
Charge Controllers
Subject:
Inverters
Subject:
PV System Wiring
Subject:
Fletcher
Subject:
Construction - Electrical
Copyright:
Series:
Explore Our New Electrical Trades 1st Eds.
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384

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