Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30  – 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):       11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:           12:45 – 4:00 pm

Welcome, Introductions, Review of Syllabus
Demonstration: Find Free Online Resources for PV Permitting and Inspection

   Review of basic PV system types, configurations and applications

NEC Definitions

   PV source and output circuit characteristics

   Sizing DC conductors and overcurrent protection

Arc Fault Protection Requirements

   Rapid shutdown requirements

   DC and AC disconnects

Permitted Wiring Methods


Ground Fault Protection

   Array grounding requirements and connection to AC ground

Grid Connection: Load and Supply Side Intertie Options

   Common code violations



     6.0 HSW Cont. Ed. Hours
     6.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers

     6.0 PDHs

Wisconsin Electrical Contractors

     6.0 Credit Hours 

International Code Council

     6.0 Contact Hours

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for architects and 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers in all states.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved this course for 6.0 hours of credit for the following credential types: Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification, Industrial Journeyman Electrician License, Journeyman Electrician License, Master Electrician License, Registered Electrician Registration, Residential Journeyman Electrician License, Residential Master Electrician License, and UDC-Electrical Inspector Certification.

The International Code Council has approved this course for 6.0 contact hours (.6 CEUs) in the specialty area of Electrical.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire program. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Julie Brazeau

Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA)

Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) in Custer, WIMs. Brazeau is the solar technical assistance coordinator at the MREA. As part of the Grow Solar team, her job is to provide solar training to code officials throughout the Midwest. As part of the MREA training team, Ms. Brazeau helps with photovoltaic curriculum development and course delivery. She also works with MREA’s solar market pathways team to provide solar technical assistance.