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Off-Grid Solar - Design and installation

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Off-Grid Solar - Design and installation

  • Le Virage 6590 Avenue Durocher H2V 3Z3 Canada (map)

* This course runs over two days from 9:30am - 4:00pm the 18th and 19th of August 2018

Are you interested in solar energy but you don't know where to start? You want the basic knowledge and practical skills necessary to size and install your own solar system? Our training will give you everything you need to reach your goals.

This workshop is designed for those who are interested in solar energy and want to learn both the theory and the practice of installing and maintaining a small off-grid system.

The course will be seperated approximately : 30% theory and 70% practice


  • Safety
  • Direct vs alternating current
  • Parallel and series circuits
  • Voltage, current, wattage, etc
  • How to size your system


Over the two days we will work together to install a 12V/250W system. Participants will use the tools and techniques necessary to install, measure and maintain the system including: solar panels, cables, fuses, breakers, a charge controller, batteries and an invertor.

* The course is limited to 15 people

* This course runs over two days from 9:30am - 4:00pm the 18th and 19th of August 2018

* This course is for an off-grid system. If you want to be hooked into the grid, you must work with Hydro Québec and a certififed electrician.

* The price of $150 (student) and $200 (public) includes all the materials and equipment necessary.