Webinars

String Sizing Tools for PV System Designers

Date: May 15, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM PST – 12:00 PM PDT

Registration: Click Here to Register!

 

Class Description:

System and string sizing errors can have dramatic effects on PV system performance and can damage expensive equipment. Mitigate these errors with an easy-to-use Excel-based sizing tool from OutBack Power.

Who Should Attend:

Solar Installers and Designers that need to properly size a solar, battery-based inverter system.

 

Class Objectives:

  • Know how to use the OutBack string sizing tool to properly size PV arrays for OutBack charge controllers and the new PV direct Skybox inverter
  • Know how to use the OutBack system sizing tool to properly characterize the load profile, and other system input data for your site designs
  • Understand how to interpret the sizing summary sheet and interact with available tradeoff scenarios to provide the best performing system with the most optimal size

Class Outline:

  • Review of the PV string sizing tool
  • Understanding the input data and how it is used by the system sizing tool
  • Understanding the sizing tool summary page
  • Using the tool with a real world application and trying different “what if” scenarios with changes to load profile, different pieces of equipment and various solar modules

Rapid Shutdown Overview

Date: May 22, 2019

Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM PDT

Registration: Click Here to Register!

 

Class Description:

For many installers, the most effective way to comply with the requirement is with a module level device to limit the voltage of the conductors to less than 80 V within 30 seconds after initiation. In this webinar, we will analyze the solutions we offer for different code cycles / applications and take a deep dive into NEC 2017 solutions that meet this requirement and that work with OutBack Power products.

Who Should Attend:

Solar Installers, Distributors, Sales, and 3rd Party MLPE Manufacturers

 

Class Objectives:

  • This webinar will review Rapid Shutdown, one of the largest changes in NEC 690 between NEC 2014 and NEC 2017

Class Outline:

  • Overview of differences between NEC 2014 Rapid Shutdown requirements and NEC 2017
  • OutBack solutions for different Code Cycles / Applications and different OutBack products
  • How OutBack products communicate with a Rapid Shutdown event
  • Example NEC 2017 Rapid Shutdown solutions with OutBack Products

Lithium-Ion Batteries with OutBack Power

Date: May 29, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM PST – 11:00 AM PDT

Registration: Click Here to Register!

 

Class Description:

In this webinar, we will review the basics of lithium ion batteries and best practices when using them in conjunction with OutBack Power equipment.

Who Should Attend:

Solar Installers, Distributors, and Homeowners interested in learning more about their backup system

 

Class Objectives:

  • Students will understand what information is needed to successfully integrate with OutBack Power equipment.
  • Students will understand how to program OutBack Power equipment to successfully integrate with lithium ion batteries.

Class Outline:

  • Lithium ion battery basics
  • OutBack Power compatible platforms
  • Information needed from battery manufacturer
  • Programming OutBack Power equipment
  • Resources and where to find them

Future Webinars

As we get closer to the scheduled date, revisit this page for a class outline, scheduled time, and registration link!


Date
Webinar Topic
May 29 Using Lithium-Ion Batteries with OutBack Power
June 5 Rapid Shutdown for Puerto Rico (Spanish)
June 12 How to do Whole-House Backup with OutBack Power
June 19 Stacked Systems using FXR and Radian - Part 1 and 2
June 26 Financing for Humanitarian Solar and Storage Projects
TBD Choosing the Correct Batteries for your Application (English)
TBD Choosing the Correct Batteries for your Application (Spanish)

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