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Building a Solar Generator

Learn the basics in a step-by-step tutorial on how to design, size and assemble a solar generator. (1 hr)


Introduction to Solar PV

For those new to solar. How solar works, system options, parts of the system, and how to determine if your location is right for solar. (10 hrs)


Residential Solar Installation & Design

Complete system design and installation course for residential PV systems. Prepares for industry certifications. (46 hrs)

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Navigating Our Courses

Tutorial on how our courses work, features and options. (18 min)


Managing Your Class

For instructors using our courses in their classrooms. How the back end administration system works. (10 min)

FREE Weekly Mini-Seminars

Each Tuesday at Noon (Eastern time) we host a FREE Zoom session where we discuss the latest solar news asUsing well as topics of interest to the solar industry. These sessions have been granted 0.5 hours (30 minutes) CEUs for the ETA International PV certification renewal. You can view these sessions below and at the end, print out a certificate that is proof of attendance for the awarding of CEUs.

Generac’s new Microinverter (Aug 2nd, 2022)
Issues with Grid Coupled System (July 26, 2022)
Online Solar Scams (July 19, 2022)
Commercial PV Incentives (July 12, 2022)
Supply Side Connection Issues (July 5, 2022)
Solar Boats (June 28, 2022)
Energy Payback of Various PV Technologies (June 21, 2022)
Commercial PV Design & Installation textbook preview (June 14, 2022)
Ground-Mounted “Do-it-Yourself” Solar Mounting System (June 7, 2022)
Commissioning a PV System (May 31, 2022)
Evaluating a Solar Proposal (May 24, 2022)
Storage on the Grid (May 17, 2022)
Solar Tracking Systems (May 10, 2022)
Using PV Watts (May 3, 2022)
Perovskite Solar Cells (April 26, 2022)
Codes for Solar Battery Systems (April 19, 2022)
Lithium Titanate (LTO) Batteries (April 12, 2022)
Stand Alone Systems (April 5, 2022)
Latest Battery Technology in Solar (March 29, 2022)
2021 Energy Sage Industry Report (March 22, 2022)
Integrating Generators into PV Systems (March 8, 2022)
Top Products of 2021 (March 1, 2022)
Community Solar (Feb 22, 2022)
Return on Investment (ROI) and V2G/V2H (Feb 15, 2022)
SRECs (Solar Renewable Energy Certificates) Explained (Feb 8, 2022)
Challenges Facing the PV Industry (Jan 25, 2022)
Building Integrated Solar (BIPV) (Jan 18, 2022)
Predictions for 2022 (Jan 4, 2022)
Impact of the Ford Lightning (Dec 28, 2021)
Advantages/disadvantages of DC coupled versus AC coupled PV systems (Dec 21, 2021)
New IQ 8 Enphase Micro Inverter System (Dec 14, 2021)
Delays in Connecting to the Grid, Need for Large Stand Alone Systems (Dec 7, 2021)
Home Owners Associations (HOAs) and Solar, Using Enphase Monitoring System (Nov 30, 2021)
Have the Solar Tariffs been Effective? (Nov 23, 2021)
2023 NEC Updates (Nov 16, 2021)
Flow Batteries (Nov 9, 2021)
Remote Circuit Level Load Management (Nov 2, 2021)
DC Midsize Fast Charging Stations (Oct 26, 2021)
Clean Energy Incentive Bill (Oct 19, 2021)
EV Charging Station Protocols (Oct 12, 2021)
Utility Scale vs Distributed Solar (Oct 5, 2021)