FEMP eTraining: Selecting, Implementing, and Funding Photovoltaic Systems in Federal Facilities

This event qualifies for .4 FEMP CEUs

This event qualifies for 3.5 LU AIA

FEMP eTraining: Selecting, Implementing, and Funding Photovoltaic Systems in Federal Facilities

Learn best practices for selecting and installing PV technologies at Federal sites:

  • Evaluate the main types of PV materials and technologies and basic PV system components;
  • Predict a site’s available solar resources and select the best technologies
  • Interpret manufacturer performance ratings, understand environmental impacts, and assess warranty options and performance guarantees;
  • Evaluate installation considerations, including site feasibility, land ownership and land use, road access, electrical lines, interconnection issues, and environmental and cultural compliance;
  • Conduct preliminary screenings, feasibility studies, and procurement strategies;
  • Evaluate incentives and rebates, tariff changes and standby charges, and renewable energy certificates; and
  • Select project funding options, including energy savings performance contracts, utility energy service contracts, on-site renewable power purchase agreements, and enhanced use leases.

FEMP eTraining Courses are a series of FREE online training opportunities designed to provide practical advice from experts that enhance on-the-job skills and technical abilities in support of the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA). 

Speaker and Presenter Information

The instructor for this course is Andy Walker, Principal Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Assisting Dr. Walker with this course are: • Otto Van Geet, Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) • Sarah Kurtz, Principal Scientist, Reliability Group Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, DOD & Military, Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association



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