Stand-alone power system training course
This seven day SPS accreditation short course for electricians was run at CERES Community Environment Park in Brunswick, Melbourne and at Moora Moora Coop near Healesville. The course was run by Glen Morris.
Mounting ET ac solar modules on off-grid system from Australian Micro Inverters
Connecting up ac modules – it was so easy we did it twice just for fun!
Setting time on Plasmatronics PL60 series charge controller
Recording battery readings in log book
Reconfiguring an existing PV array from three strings of four modules to a single string
Upgrading a ground mount system
Using a Fluke CNX3000 with iFlex and data logger to measure customer load profile
Installing a Schneider MPPT 600V 80A d.c. to d.c. charge controller
Attaching ferrules to ends of fine multi stranded cable
Rod Dewar of Fronius showing my students how to reconfigure a Fronius Galvo for off-grid ac coupled configuration
Cinnamon Evans, CEO of CERES (right) showing the electric vehicle charging station at CERES
The training trailer
Schneider off-grid system upgrade. Conext XW, RL and MPPT 600-80 with full system monitoring
Checking the voltages on the Narada VRLA cells from Choose Solar.
The setup menu on the AERL CoolMax MV unit (180V d.c. input max)
Upgrading from a series charge controller to an MPPT charge controller for higher conversion efficiencies connected to a series one Selectronic SP Pro multimode inverter