Commercial Solar Peaker Batteries Webinar Series
Commercial Solar Peaker Batteries, Part I
Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:15 PM CST (incl. 15 min. break)
How solar batteries disrupt commercial rooftop markets
• Sizing a lithium ion battery to reduce peak demand
• Sizing the solar array to charge the battery
Material selection and cost
• Commercial system components
Commercial Solar Peaker Batteries, Part II
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:15 PM CST (incl. 15 min. break)
“Right sizing” a commercial solar battery
• Optimizing the model for maximum cost-effectiveness
• Disaster preparedness considerations
• Conventional financial modeling
Community Solar program design
Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.
GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.14 (Mojave)
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled
Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps Hardware: 2GB RAM or more
6.0 HSW CE Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for engineer and architect continuing education credit in most states. Course participants need to be aware of any state continuing education restrictions/limitations on online learning. See each webinar listing for offered credits.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2)).
Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz following the end ofeach webinar, and earned LUs (AIA/CES) and PDHs (LA/CES) will be reported by HalfMoon Education Inc.
John Cromer is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BSE degree in mechanical engineering with 12 years of industry experience designing and installing residential and commercial solar photovoltaic power projects up to 1MW in size, with an emphasis on rooftop solar. Before transitioning into the solar industry, he worked as a control system engineer in oil and gas for Fluor Corporation. He has since obtained his Master Electrician and Residential Contractor certificate of responsibilities, as well as a NABCEP PV Installer industry certificate. Writing and teaching solar training programs in between projects, his latest programs include content on batteries and electronic load control, for both residential and commercial applications. He is the founder of energy controller company Levll.