Solar Training Academy: Classroom course


Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00pm
Werner Electric
7450 95th St. S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
United States

Hosted by

MREA (Midwest Renewable Energy Association)

Designed to fit your busy schedule, MREA’s Solar Training Academy is a series of weekend in-person classes that meet monthly from January to March. No prior knowledge or prerequisites are required.

This is an Classroom course that takes place in Cottage Grove, MN.
Non-Member Price: $1850
MREA Member Price: $1750

The MREA Solar Training Academy includes:

  • Basic Photovoltaics (PV 101)
  • PV Site Assessor Training (PV 201)
  • PV System Design (PV 202)
  • PV Labs and Design Scenarios (PV 204)
  • PV Exam Prep (PV 220)
  • Safety and Best Practices for PV Installers (PV 280) – This is a self-paced 2 hour online course you will be given access to upon registering for the Academy.
  • Exam fee for the NABCEP PV Associate
  • Textbook (Photovoltaic Systems, 3rd Edition, by James Dunlop)
  • MREA Individual Basic Membership


  • 1/5/19 – 1/6/19
  • 1/26/19 – 1/27/19
  • 2/23/19 – 2/24/19
  • 3/2/19 (Exam Day)

Relates to the following technologies


May be of interest to the following communities

Minnesotans building a clean energy future


    CERTs Partners:

Minnesota Department of Commerce University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and Extension Great Plains Institute Southwest Regional Development Commission