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ImagineSolar Incorporating Ideal Power Converters’ Inverter Technology Into Advanced Training

Austin, TX – ImagineSolar announces a new training partnership with Ideal Power Converters, whose award winning technology will be incorporated into ImagineSolar’s Advanced Training 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 is pleased to announce 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 These 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 ImagineSolar’s 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.