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5-Day Solar PV Design & Installation Workshop

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5-Day Solar PV Design & Installation Workshop

Time: February 23, 2011 at 8am to February 27, 2011 at 5pm
Location: Earth Ranger's Facility
Street: 9550 Pine Valley Drive
City/Town: Vaughan
Website or Map: http://www.renewableenergyaca…
Phone: 647-832-0553
Event Type: training, workshop
Organized By: Canadian Renewable Energy Academy
Latest Activity: Jan 13, 2011

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Jan 26th - Jan 30th Workshop - FULL

Now Registering for Feb 23rd - 27th, 2011

This workshop is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and tools required to grasp both business and technical aspects of solar photovoltaic integration. Students will be immersed in the specifics of grid tied solar photovoltaic design and installation; utility and Electrical Safety Authority protocol; and safety & best practice procedures. In addition, the student will be afforded in depth analysis of the Ontario solar market and its main driver the Ontario Power Authorities Feed In Tariff program.

CREA believes that renewable energy and sustainable practices will provide an ever increasing source of “green collar jobs” here in Ontario and across Canada. This workshop has been developed in an effort to position the graduate for success in the Ontario solar market and provide a steadfast education which will weather future developments in the sector. CREA’s initiative to bring a standard of education to the Ontario market place is embodied by this workshop; to this end, the workshop has been created by not only industry professionals but also education specialists to help ensure that our certificate of completion will endure regulatory compliance as the sector and trade of solar PV installation is established here in Ontario.

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