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Solar 101 Workshops

Find out about residential grid-tied solar PV systems

The spring 2016 New Hampshire Solar 101 workshops have been completed, but you can still download both presentations or view a narrated slided shows. 

NH Residential Solar 101
Aimed at New Hampshire residential property owners who are considering generating electricity from the sun on their property.  It enabled them to learn all about residential grid-tied PV systems, including:
- PV fundamentals
- Panel placement
- Permitting and grid interconnection
- Financing and incentives
- Installer selection
Presented by Andy Duncan, Lakes Region Community College

NH Residential Solar 101 PDF Presentation
Click-to-open  (PDF document, 2.1 MB, 69 slides

See the Four PartNH Residential Solar 101 Video Presentation Below


Solar 101 for NH Municipal Officials
This workshop targeted New Hampshire municipal officials, so that municipalities can reduce costs and simplify the process of implementing residential solar PV installations in their communities.  Topics include:
- Planning and zoning
- Permitting PV solar
- Codes and inspections
- Municipal PV installations
Presented by Steve Whitman, Resilience Planning & Design LLC

Solar 101 for Municipal Officials PDF Presentation
Click-to-open  (PDF document, 2.5 MB, 62 slides)

See the Four Part Solar 101 Municpal Officials Video Presentation Below

Click here for an overall NH Solar 101 series flyer.  For more information about the NH Solar 101 project, please contact Andy Duncan with the LRCC Energy program.

These Solar 101 workshops have helped build the regional solar market by targeting the reduction of non-hardware "soft" costs for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.  The workshops were produced by Lakes Region Community College, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge II, in partnership with the New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning and Clean Energy States Alliance.  Thank you to all who helped coordinate and participated!


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