Generating Electricity from the Sun Workshop

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


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.