Solar PV Systems based on the 2017 NEC

November 15, 2019, 8:00am - 5:00pm 

WESCO Portland - NW 31st Ave, Portland, OR 97210

Instructor: Ryan Mayfield

Solar PV Systems based on the 2017 NEC (8h): The 2017 edition of NFPA 70 National Electrical Code dramatically changes the practical safeguards for PV systems. It introduces more changes to Article 690, Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems, than any revision cycle since 1984, when the NEC first adopted Article 690.This course will review all of the critical requirements for the proper installation of PV systems by the NEC and will focus on significant changes made in the 2017 versions. Articles to be reviewed include 690 - PV Systems, 691 - Large-Scale PV Electric Power Production Facility (NEW), 705 - Interconnected Electrical Power Production Sources, 706 - Energy Storage Systems (NEW), 710 - Stand-alone Systems (NEW), 712 - DC Microgrids (NEW). The course is intended for: Oregon State Certified Electricians, Electrical Contractors, Electrical Inspectors, Building Officials, Engineers and Designers.  

  • CEU: This course is eligible for 8 hours NABCEP credit and 4 hours Code Related + 4 hours Code Change OR BCD credit.

    • *OSEIA members & Solar Trade Allies enter promo code below for discount.
      **Cost includes 2017 Solar PV NEC Mike Holt Manual (description below)

    • *OSEIA members & Solar Trade Allies enter promo code below for discount.

    The Mike Holt Manual will give you an edge, because of the extra effort put forth to organize these in an easy-to-follow manner. This book addresses possible conflicts or confusing NEC requirements, tips on proper electrical installations, and warnings of dangers related to improper electrical installations. In addition to covering Article 690 of the 2017 NEC, this book covers other related NEC Articles, including Articles 691, 705 and 710. *CDs not included.

    *If you are an OSEIA Member or Solar Trade Ally please enter Promo Code below BEFORE you register.  If you do not know your code, email


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