Generating Electricity from the Sun Workshop

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Class Fee: 
$10.00CAD

Description

It is becoming increasingly profitable for Alberta farmers to generate their own electricity and sell it to the grid utilizing the renewable energy sources available right on their property. This one-day workshop will address this opportunity and cover solar electric system siting, installation, permitting process and economics.

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Learning Objectives:

Participants will:

- Understand how utility-intertie solar systems work

- Learn how to evaluate your site for equipment location and optimal productivity

- Understand the steps to a completed installation including interfacing with a contractor, permitting agencies, utilities and government grants.

- See examples of equipment

- Be introduced to case studies of successful farm-based solar system

- Be provided with information on sources for equipment, installers and further resources.

- Learn about economics and grants available

The class includes equipment demonstrations.