Photovoltaics and the 2020 National Electric Code (NEC)


Instructor: Dr. Sean White

Subjects: Solar: Design and Installation

Length: 2 Hours

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Bill Brooks and Sean White published the book Photovoltaics and the National Electric Code, which was based on the 2017 NEC and are currently writing a 2020 NEC version.

In this free lecture course Sean and Bill will discuss the new 2020 NEC, 2017 NEC as well as Energy Storage. Enroll now and ask your questions on the discussion board, then on September 30th we will post a lecture recording where Sean and Bill answer the best questions.

The 2020 NEC PV material is something that Bill is instrumental in writing and will be on Bill's laptop before it is published by NFPA. Bill and Sean have been teaching NEC Workshops together for 8 years. Bill has been teaching solar for over 3 decades and Sean for over a decade. This workshop will cover Energy Storage as well as PV. Sean was the 2014 IREC Trainer of the year and was awarded the 2019 APVIA award for Academic Contribution in Shanghai. This workshop will count for 2 hours of NABCEP credit.

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Dr. Sean White

2014 IREC Trainer of the Year

Dr. Sean White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council Trainer of the Year. He is an ISPQ Certified Solar PV Master Trainer and has authored several books on solar. He contributed to the development of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis and has been a member of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Technical Committee. Sean is a...[more]

Course Outline

2020 and 2017 NEC Workshop

  • Post questions on the discussion board for Sean and Bill (Text)
  • Course lecture video to be posted October 21st, 2019 (Text)

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