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Solar Photovoltaic Course (USA)

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Organized by The George Washington University and the REI Accredited Center | Two-day course: Understanding solar energy policy, regulations and legislation (Basic + Advanced)

Who is it for?

Technicians and individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair Solar Photovoltaic equipment and systems.

Policy professionals. Government officials.

Realtors, clean energy system sales people and energy planners.

Design engineers. Architects.


The George Washington University, Washington D.C.

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Courses run on a regular basis

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Course Content

  • Introduction to Solar and Renewable Energy
  • State and Local Policies – utility and environmental regulation, permitting and codes
  • PV Components and Electric Storage
  • PV Systems, Systems Design, System and Subsystem Interface, Hybrid Systems
  • Finance and Economics
  • Microgrids and Community grids
  • Certifications, Warrantees, Commissioning
  • Final Review

GMC Certificate

Certificate of Participation provided.

On successful completion of this course, participants are eligible to sit the Exam for the:

Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as Coca Cola, Mitsubishi, United Nations UNDP, Siemens, Cambridge University, Oxfam GB, Tesco, the Royal Air Force, Ferrero, Honeywell and many more.

Current Part-Funded Price:

1000 USD 795 USD Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Galileo Master Certificate
(a saving of 205 USD)

Limited part-funding available, enquire by completing the form below

George Washington University work with the REI

"The course has given me valuable insight into the solar arena with first-hand knowledge, statistics and data relevant to the industry. The Professor gave plenty of time for us to ask questions about each topic."

-UN Sustainable Development Committee - Xavier Vergara

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