5-Day Solar PV Design & Installation Workshop

Solar Panel Installation

Solar Panel Installation

Solar Panel Installation

Solar PV Testimonials

Solar PV Testimonials

Solar Path Finder


This workshop will provide a thorough understanding of the unique aspects of solar PV system design and installation. It will cover the importance of system sizing, component selection as well as good design and installation practices.

The workshop will constitute both theoretical and practical sessions ending with a competency examination.

    • Daily Schedule

      Start Time:
      Morning Break:
      Lunch Break:
      Afternoon Break:
      End Time:

      10:30am (10 minutes)
      12:00pm to 12:30 pm. Lunch is provided
      2:30pm (10 minutes)

    Topics Covered
    • Electrical Basics
    • Photovoltaics - What are they and how do they work?
    • The Solar Resource - Understanding, measuring and using data
    • Site Analysis
    • Grid-tie Inverters
    • String Sizing
    • Mechanical Attachment Options
    • Balance of System Components
    • Wire and Over-current Protection Sizing
    • Grounding
    • Batteries
    • Charge Controllers
    • Off-Grid Inverters
    • Tools
    • Commissioning
    • Jobsite Safety and Code Compliance
    • Load Analysis and System Design
      • Next Workshop Dates (by location)


          • October 13th - 17th, 2020

          • Online Training. Hands on will be available at a date within 4-6 weeks of the course competition. Will be at an extra cost TBD. Location to be determined depending on location of majority of participants.

            ($995.00 + HST Regular) Introductory offer for $750.00 + HST

            • PEI

              • JULY 13th - 17th, 2020 - Summmerside, PEI

              • 4-Day Grid Tie workshop, limited seating availalbe register now. Optional Day 5 (Off Grid) Available as well.

              • $1,200.00 + HST(Efficiency PEI members)

              • $1,345.00 + HST(non-Efficiency PEI members)

              • Location: TBD


                • Regina, SK

                  • July 27th - 31st, 2020 - Regina. Sk

                  • Limited seats available, secure your seat today and benefit from our early registration discount.

                    $1,545.00 + HST

                  • Location:Regina, SK

                  • CANCELED