This one-day course run at Earthship Brighton in partnership with Brighton Permaculture Trust and organised in association with RESET. The course is for anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to renewable energy technologies, as well as those wishing to install off-grid photovoltaic energy systems. The next course is:
Saturday 14th June 2014
This course will cover the basics of photovoltaics, from system design and load calculation through to the various types of solar panels, batteries and inverters and their suitability in different situations. There is a practical workshop on setting up a small photovoltaic system and a tour of Earthship Brighton.
The course will be taught by Alex Saunders who is an engineer bursting with both knowledge and passion for all things renewable. He studied at the Centre for Alternative Technology and currently provides solar installations for community events, festivals and all manner of dwellings. Course fees include a copy of Off the Grid by Duncan Kerridge.