Solar PV and the 2020 National Electrical Code

Solar PV and the 2020 National Electrical Code

May 6, 2020, 6:00-7:00pm

The Paul Revere Chapter, International Association of Electrical Inspectors

Instructors: Matt Piantedosi, Ridgeline Energy Analytics and Jack Lyons, National Electrical Manufacturers Association

Free online seminar

Matt and Jack will discuss some of the key changes, new sections, and MA Amendments for Solar PV Systems. Topics will include labeling, rapid shutdown, disconnects, and some of the major updates to interconnection.


2020 National Electrical Code Updates Workshop

February 18, 2020, 1:00-5:00pm

Solar and Energy Storage Northeast Conference

Instructor:  Matt Piantedosi, Ridgeline Energy Analytics

Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA

The 2020 National Electrical Code has been published and printed, and the adoption process is ongoing across the country. The 2020 NEC has significant changes that impact the fast-growing and rapidly evolving PV and energy storage industries: learn about the major NEC changes in order to keep your system designs, permitting, and installations on track, and to keep up with the latest advancements in system safety.

This course will review the 2020 National Electrical Code requirements for solar PV system installations. It provides visual examples of the various equipment as outlined in Article 690.2. Key code changes will be provided for sections pertaining to PV installations, including Articles 690 and 705, as well as services in Article 230, grounding and bonding in Article 250, and wiring methods in chapter 3. During the course, there will also be an in-depth analysis of Article 690.47 Grounding Electrode System Requirements, Solar Labeling Requirements, Rapid Shutdown and Article 705 Interconnection Requirements and Calculations. Photos of installations throughout the Northeast will be discussed to illustrate key topics.

Attendees earn 4 North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Continuing Education Credits upon completion of this workshop.


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Photovoltaic Systems and the 2020 National Electrical Code

January 9, 2020

The Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE)

The Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE) welcomes all PV installers, electrical and building inspectors to attend the most up-to-date training available on PV Systems and the 2020 National Electrical Code.

Join leading experts Matt Piantedosi, Ridgeline Energy Analytics, Bill Brooks, Brooks Engineering, and Jim Rogers, Bay State Inspectional Agency for an informative one-day program that will include presentations and interactive panel discussions on:

•  2020 National Electrical Code requirements for solar PV installations

•  Latest installation best-practices

•  Interconnection

•  Energy storage

•  And much more!

6 hours of NABCEP CEUs or Professional Development credit for MA Licensed Electricians

Learn how leading manufacturers can help you build code compliant systems in New England.