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THE GREAT LAKES RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION
PRESENTS:
Solar Electric (Photovoltaic)
Power Systems for Code Officials
 
When: Thursday, December 13th, 2007
Where: Oakland County Information Technology
              Building 49 West, Administrative Annex
              County Center Drive West, Pontiac, MI
              Please see below for directions
Time: 1:00 PM ? 4:30 PM
Cost : $65
 
This course has been approved by the State of Michigan - Bureau of Construction Codes & Fire Safety.    Hours Approved: Specialty - 2 / Technical - 1 (3 hours of credit)
 
Course Description:
The purpose of this course is to acquaint Michigan Code Officials with the unique characteristics and requirements of electric power systems energized by photovoltaic (solar) cells. The course will also associate the relevant portions of the National Electric Code with design and installation practices of photovoltaic power systems. Topics to be covered include types of photovoltaic systems, the electric components of these systems, utility interconnections, and certification requirements.
 
Each attendee will receive a manual of class notes and a CD of reference materials.
 
Instructor:
Robert Pratt, PE: Owner and President of RGP Pro, Inc. and previously Principal Engineer specializing in energy systems and photovoltaic technologies for 36 years at DTE Energy.
 
Directions: Take Telegraph Road to County Center Drive W (this is south of Dixie Hwy and north of Pontiac Lake Road). There is not a direct entrance to Information Technology off Telegraph Road. You must take County Center Drive West to Building 49 West. The Information Technology Building is nestled in a wooded area not easily visible from County Center Drive West. Therefore, turn off County Center Drive West into the Administrative Annex entrance adjacent to the Farmers Market Bldg 43 West. This is the entrance to the parking areas. Attendees may park in the Farmers Market lot or in the main lot. The auditorium is on the first floor just left of the reception area. Maps to the site are available at the GLREA website ? www.glrea.org.
 
To Register or for more information, please contact GLREA:
                 Phone: 800-434-9788
                 Email: info@glrea.org
                 Web: www.glrea.org
 
Sponsored by Oakland County Community & Home Improvement


Jennifer Malinowski, Program Manager
 
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
257 S. Bridge St., PO Box 346, Dimondale, MI  48821
517-646-6269 ph / 517-646-8584 fax / jennifer.malinowski@glrea.org
2007 Michigan Solar Tour - Saturday, October 6, 2007
www.glrea.org


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