Renewable Energy Training for Contractors
DATES: Friday, August 28, 2020 and Saturday, August 29, 2020. TIME: Each session will begin at 8:00 am and will conclude at 2:00 pm. Both sessions are six hours in duration.
The Illinois IBEW Renewable Energy Fund (IBEW REF), which has received funding for renewable energy training throughout Illinois, is pleased to present a complimentary two-day training program regarding work in the solar industry in Illinois. The coursework has been developed to inform the union electrical contractor to become an effective union solar contractor.
The "Renewable Energy for Electrical Contractors" training is scheduled as follows:
Friday, August 28, 2020 and Saturday, August 29, 2020.
Each session will begin at 8:00 am and will conclude at 2:00 pm.
Both sessions are six hours in duration. Breaks / lunches are included.
IBEW – NECA Technical Institute (INTECH)
6201 W. 115th Street
Alsip, Illinois 60803
Friday, August 28, 2020 session topics include:
- Overview of Renewable Energy industry in Illinois
- Qualified Persons Requirements for Renewable Energy Systems
- Renewable Energy markets
- Training resources
- Common components and system configurations
- Distributors and other Services
- Q & A
- Tour of IBEW REF Solar Roadshow truck
Saturday, August 29, 2020 session topics include:
- Financial incentives for Renewable Energy
- System Design Basics
- Credentialing and Certifications
- Inspections and Quality Control
- Worker Safety
- Q & A
- Tour of INTECH and the Renewable Energy Training Field
The program will be presented by Harry Ohde, Executive Director, Illinois IBEW Renewable Energy Fund and Robert Hattier, Master Trainer, Illinois IBEW Renewable Energy Fund.
Please visit the Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) website at: www.ecachicago.com -- Use Comp Code SOLAR when registering. If any questions, please contact the ECA at: (708) 531-0022.
INTECH will be following all current COVID-19 safety precautions. All attendees are required to wear a face mask upon entering the school.