Watch: A closer look at utility-scale solar PV

According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), there are about 10,000 solar projects over 1 MW in operation or development across the U.S. Visit one of them in this 30-minute video, without having to brave the heat of the Mojave Desert. This video was provided courtesy of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) as an Educational Exclusive for the digital edition of Solar Builder Magazine.

Join Stephen San Juan from RISE Renewables and Sean Silvey from Fluke Corporation as they discuss components and important aspects of system safety and performance. On this tour, Stephen and Sean cover topics such as:

  • Bonding and Wire Management
  • Vegetation Control
  • Disconnects, Inverters, Energy Storage Systems
  • Commissioning 
  • and more. 

This course and others are offered through the CleanEnergyClearinghouse, your go-to source for a wide range of resources for code officials and building safety professionals, including in-depth articles, short courses, and webinars on topics such as rooftop solar PV, energy storage systems, and building electrification. 

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