AE 868
Commercial Solar Electric Systems

Lesson 7 Discussion

Lesson 7 Discussion
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In this lesson, we covered code applicable to PV systems. Based on previous discussions, we learned that PV systems classification can include more specific market sector, such as:
  1. Solar installation for rural off-grid application
  2. Residential rooftop for grid-tied application
  3. Utility Scale PV installations
  4. Shared solar for communities
In this lesson, we ask our solar professionals to discuss the importance of one PV code. In other words, what are the consequences of not complying with such codes? You may discuss how applicable codes might vary for different installation types. Support your post with links to actual PV installation examples.

Discuss specific code considerations for one of the options. Support your discussion with facts (you may research the same solar installation example you selected for the Lesson 1 and Lesson 6 Discussions).

(Hint: the fire hazard referred to in the lesson is an example of the labeling and code compliance for residential buildings. Also use ISEP to compare different PV system types and how codes might vary!)

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Respond to two different opinions of others' posts. (For example, if you choose Option 1, you need to respond to one post for Option 2 and another post for Option 3 or 4.)
Requirements, Submission Instructions, and Grading For more detailed instructions about the discussion component of this course, including how you will be graded, please visit the Discussion Activity page.