In this 4 hour course Oregon electricians will familiarize themselves with photovoltaic systems for Oregon that follow 2017 NEC guidelines.
We’ll start with the components of a PV system, and then move on to electrical sources, and system configurations. In the next section we’ll cover battery types and systems. In section 3 we will look at charge controllers and charge controller types. In the final section of this course we will look at electrical integration, conductors and wiring methods, overcurrent protection, disconnects, and grounding and bonding.
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- Approved By: Oregon Building Codes Division
Charles "Chuck" Price is At Your Pace Online's Subject Matter Expert for the Electrical Trade. He started out in grocery management at the age of 18 and after 5 years decided to venture into the electrical trade in 1996. He served his apprenticeship and quickly became a foreman running work. He gained experience in many facets of the trade such as working on traffic signals, hospitals and healthcare buildings, waste water treatment plants, and many commercial applications including telecommunications data centers. He currently is working for the area's largest healthcare system.
One of his passions is working with kids - and that starts with his own two boys! He has coached youth football and basketball at several levels and is part of a men's organization that raises money for the youth as well. He is a leader in the local 4-H group, helping kids learn about animal science. All in all, Chuck focuses on being the best father he can be, while maintaining a firm grasp on the ever-changing electrical industry.