Intro to Photovoltaics

This 2-day entry-level workshop will provide the basic concepts of solar whether your plan is to enter the ever growing solar industry, advance a career, or simply learn what the solar buzz is all about.This course provides a solid foundation for the intermediate level of PV training and certification in our five-day PV200: PV Design and Installation Intensive course.The format for this class will be lecture, discussion and some hands-on.

Course Topics

  • Basics of electricity
  • The nuts and bolts of solar components
  • Simple ways to save money by improving energy efficiency
  • Determining ideal system size based on equipment costs, incentives/rebates, and grid utility rates


Alex Aragon is an Electrical Contractor specializing in off-grid and back-up renewable energy since 2002.

He has raised a family in Willits CA while making renewable energy independence available to more people through business and as an Instructor for the Solar Living Institute.

Listen to Alex on the Renewable Energy Hour on KZYX every other Wednesday at 7pm.

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