Energy Storage for Solar Professionals

OutBack Power's NABCEP-Registered Training Program

Energy Storage for Solar Professionals Training Program

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OutBack Power’s comprehensive NABCEP-registered Energy Storage for Solar Professionals (ESSP) Training Program covers all aspects of energy storage-based systems – and puts you well on your way to PV Installation Professional Certification or Re-certification. This accelerated program focuses on the FLEXpower FXR and Radian Series systems with new GridZero and Advanced Battery Charging technologies covering everything from system concepts, technologies and planning, to design, programming, commissioning and testing. **

Monthly classes are held at OutBack Power Headquarters in Arlington, WA and at OutBack’s training facility in Phoenix, AZ. This training program is designed to educate experienced solar installers on adding energy storage to their offering. Installers that have previous experience with solar plus energy storage should only attend this course if they are interested in additional energy storage information.

**This course does not cover basic electrical theory, PV site analysis, or wire sizing.

Upcoming Classes

February 5-8, 2019 Phoenix, AZ Completed
March 5-8, 2019 Arlington, WA Completed
April 9-12, 2019 Phoenix, AZ Completed
May 14-17, 2019 Arlington, WA Completed
June 4-7, 2019 Phoenix, AZ Completed
August 6-9, 2019 Arlington, WA Completed
October 15-18, 2019 Phoenix, AZ Completed
November 5-8, 2019 Arlington, WA Completed

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Topics Include

  • *NEW*: SkyBox Deep-Dive
  • Assessing customers’ energy needs
  • Grid-interactive and off-grid system designs and solutions
  • OutBack’s inverter & charge controller options, sizing and programming
  • OutBack’s battery and battery rack options - how to size and install
  • System programming and set-up using the MATE3s
  • Field wiring
  • System commissioning/decommissioning
  • Reading MATE3s informational meters to understand a system
  • Troubleshooting labs
  • Stacking multiple inverters

Certification Credits

18 contact hours toward NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification31%
or 26.5 hours Continuing Education Credit toward the 3-year NABCEP Solar PV Recertification100%


Students successfully completing this course earn 18 contact hours toward NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification (requires 58 hours total plus 3 qualifying installed systems) or 26.5 hours Continuing Education Credit toward the 3-year NABCEP Solar PV Recertification requirement (requires 18 hours of CEUs and experience requirements).

SkyBox - Now Featured in the ESSP Training Program

  • SkyBox specifications
  • Market applications
  • Hardware components within the SkyBox hybrid system
  • Application profiles
  • Installation, configuration, and setup
  • Wiring considerations and points of termination for circuits:
    • PV
    • Battery
    • Grid
    • Generator
    • Backup load center
  • Trace wires in operating SkyBox system
  • Troubleshooting guide
SkyBox System


Learn all about the SkyBox, now intergrated into OutBack's ESSP Training Program! This "deep-dive" learning session will cover sizing, installation, commissioning, programming, energy input modes, and much more!

Terms and Conditions

  • Refunds: Class registration fees may be refundable with 15 days advance notice. If a student cancels or reschedules with less than 15 days’ notice, OutBack Power may refund 50% of the registration fee.
  • Class cancellations: In the event that a class cannot be filled, OutBack power may, at its discretion, reschedule that class and will try to provide at least 30 days’ notice. In the event of an emergency or unforeseen circumstance, OutBack may cancel a class at any time. In either case OutBack Power will not be responsible, nor held liable, for any costs incurred as a result of a rescheduling or cancellation.
  • Classes fill up in advance, please confirm availability before scheduling or making any travel arrangements.


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Arlington, WA 98223 United States

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