Solar Electric Installation Workshop

Submitted by SolarErika on Mon, 05/02/2005 - 12:11.
05/20/2005 - 09:00

REpower SOLUTIONS announces a three-day workshop for solar energy enthusiasts. The installation workshop will take place Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22, 2005. Participants will learn how solar electricity works, what components make it possible, and participate in the installation of a real solar electric system funded in part by the Ohio Department of Development Office of Energy Efficiency Energy Loan Fund Grants.

The first day of the workshop will consist of classroom instruction to address the basics of solar electricity, the equipment, and their functions.  The classroom session will be held at Cleveland Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Center (CEJATC) in Valley View, OH. 

The next two days will be held at a private residence in Geauga County, OH.  Participants will install photovoltaic panels, an inverter, batteries and other electrical equipment for the grid-tie solar electric system with battery backup.

REpower SOLUTIONS is Northeast Ohio’s premier renewable energy provider. REpower SOLUTIONS delivers renewable energy design, installation and education for solar electric and wind electric systems. Erika Weliczko is a North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Certified Solar PV Installer TM who brings her technical and educational expertise together to deliver renewable energy education to a wide variety of audiences. Previous workshops include an installation of solar awning at Doty and Miller Architects in Bedford, OH.

The three-day workshop costs $350 and includes lunches, instructional materials, and a certificate of completion. Registration is requested by May 6, 2005. Space is limited. For more information or to register, visit


Valley View, OH and Geauga County, OH
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