The Kentucky Solar Energy Society

Events

Upcoming events

    • 16 Dec 2016
    • 9:00 AM
    • 17 Dec 2016
    • 5:00 PM
    • Berea, KY

    WORKSHOP: Hands-On Installation of an Off-Grid Solar Electric Energy System


    » System sizing, design parameters, and site selection

    » Installation guidelines and best practices for system components including PV modules, charge controllers, inverter, batteries and battery monitoring

    » PV mounting & roof penetration options

    » System start-up, operation & maintenance plus installation & operational safety


    Workshop Presenters

    The workshop will be led by Josh Bills, CEM, Energy Efficient Enterprises Program Coordinator at the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) and Jerry Bogie, M.E. The presenters will offer instruction, answer questions and guide the installation. They will also share personal lessons learned from starting a solar installation business, discuss the benefits of NABCEP certification and the process for becoming certified as well as provide information on federal, state & regional incentives and financing options for renewable energy systems. The workshop is being hosted by Clear Creek Creative with technical support provided by MACED (www.maced.org).


    Accreditation & Requirements

    Attendees will get 16 NABCEP training hours that can be used toward applying for NABCEP certification. For existing NABCEP PV Installation Professionals, Continuing Education credit approval is pending (call or email for update). If approved, attendees will get 16 NABCEP training hours that can be used toward renewing for NABCEP certification.


    Registration & Logistics

    We will be in northern Rockcastle County about 10 miles southeast of Berea, Kentucky. The workshop fee is $200 for the two days and reduced rates and scholarships are available. To register, request a scholarship or fee reduction or with questions, please send an e-mail to Carrie Brunk at cb@clearcreekcreative.net or call 606.256.0796. Registration is limited so participants can get maximum hands-on experience—we encourage you to register by Friday, December 9. On-site camping Thursday and Friday night is available and we will provide lunch on Friday and Saturday as well as all the cool water you can drink from our natural spring. Other lodging options are available in the region.

    Registration, Scholarships, Questions: cb@clearcreekcreative.net / 606.256.0796

Past events

29 Oct 2016 Louisville Sustainability Summit
18 Oct 2016 Building a Stronger Kentucky 2016 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference
08 Oct 2016 Elizabethtown Solar Tour - Saturday, October 8, 2016
08 Oct 2016 Lexington Solar Tour - Saturday, October 8, 2016
08 Oct 2016 Louisville Solar Tour - Saturday, October 8, 2016
08 Oct 2016 Northern Kentucky Solar Tour - Saturday, October 8, 2016
08 Oct 2016 Bowling Green Solar Tour - Saturday, October 8, 2016
08 Oct 2016 Solar Tours 2016 - Saturday, October 8 and Saturday September 10
28 Sep 2016 Solar Over Louisville Workshops
27 Sep 2016 2016 Kentucky Interfaith Power and Light Hope in Action Awards dinner
21 Sep 2016 Kentucky Governor's Conference on Energy and the Environment
26 Aug 2016 Tour of a Big Solar Facility
16 Aug 2016 "Is Solar Right for Me?" Workshops
11 Jul 2016 PV Training Info
30 Jun 2016 Solar Over Louisville Workshop Series
17 Jun 2016 Midwest Renewable Energy Association Energy Fair
11 Jun 2016 Mighty Kindness Hoot
14 May 2016 KySES Annual Meeting & Board Elections
10 May 2016 KAM Energy Conference
16 Apr 2016 Louisville Zoo Earth Day Celebration
13 Apr 2016 Solar Training at MREA
26 Mar 2016 Solar Presentation
09 Mar 2016 Clean Energy Lobby Day #2
05 Mar 2016 7th Annual Growing Appalachia Conference
01 Mar 2016 Clean Energy Lobby Day #1
19 Feb 2016 Bluegrass IPL Gathering
18 Feb 2016 Solar Presentation
07 Feb 2016 Kentucky Conservation Committee Annual Meeting
07 Feb 2016 Solar Over Louisville Presentation
02 Feb 2016 Kentucky County Day School Environmental Sciences Class
08 Dec 2015 Air & Waste Management Association Kentucky Chapter Luncheon Meeting
19 Nov 2015 Webinar: Linking and Leveraging Energy Programs for Low-Income Households
13 Nov 2015 Green Building Council Solar Event
07 Nov 2015 Pipelines, Fracking, and Kentucky's Future Beyond Fossil Fuels
21 Oct 2015 KY National Bioenergy Day
21 Oct 2015 National Bioenergy Day
10 Oct 2015 2015 Lexington Solar Tour
10 Oct 2015 2015 Northern Kentucky Solar Tour
10 Oct 2015 2015 Louisville Solar Tour
10 Oct 2015 2015 Elizabethtown Solar Tour
10 Oct 2015 2015 Bowling Green Solar Tour
10 Oct 2015 2015 Berea-Lexington-Richmond Solar Tour
08 Oct 2015 Bellarmine University Energy Students and Faculty
29 Sep 2015 The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) Demo Expo
18 Sep 2015 Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival
15 Sep 2015 Sierra Club
08 Sep 2015 Ky Governor's Conference on Energy and Environment
05 Sep 2015 Flea Off Market
25 Aug 2015 Louisville Solar Summit
28 Jul 2015 ASES 2015 National Solar Conference
23 Jul 2015 ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Training
09 May 2015 KySES Annual Membership Meeting & Board Elections
25 Apr 2015 Springfield Green Festival
20 Mar 2015 Go Green, Save Green Workshop
25 Feb 2015 Green Buildings Lobby Day
05 Feb 2015 Clean Energy Lobbying Day
28 Jan 2015 KY U.S. Green Building Council Networking Event
19 Jan 2015 Louisville League of Women Voters Meeting
17 Jan 2015 Kentucky Conservation Committee Annual Meeting
20 Oct 2014 Solar Power International conference
11 Oct 2014 Louisville 2014 Solar Tour
11 Oct 2014 Berea 2014 Solar Tour & Fair
04 Oct 2014 Frankfort-area 2014 Solar Tour/Open House
30 Sep 2014 Maysville Energy Fair and Energy Blast
04 Aug 2014 Solar PV Installer training
21 Jul 2014 Solar PV Installer training
12 Jul 2014 Are you ready to go solar?
06 Jul 2014 ASES National Solar Conference
26 Jun 2014 The future of Clean Energy in Ohio after SB310
17 May 2014 Lexington Peace Fair - 8th Annual
10 May 2014 KySES Annual Meeting
22 Apr 2014 Georgetown College Earth Day
27 Mar 2014 Solar Powering Your Community Workshop: Western KY
26 Feb 2014 Kentucky's Clean Energy Lobby Day
16 Nov 2013 KySES Annual Meeting
11 Nov 2013 GEO Offers PV Certification Training Course in Westerville, OH.
26 Oct 2013 Installation Demonstration
05 Oct 2013 Kentucky's Annual Solar Tour
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