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Disaster Support Training

Small photovoltaic panel with other hurricane supplies.Overview of Using Solar Energy in Disasters : PVD-101
This one-hour course provides an overview of history, applications and energy needs related to disasters. Anyone interested in solar energy and the impact of disasters should attend.
Photovoltaic panels in use after a hurricane.Basics of Using Solar Energy in Disasters : PVD-201
This workshop provides the basics of using renewable energy resources in disasters. Representatives of Emergency Management, disaster relief organizations, government agencies, industry, and the general Public will benefit from this four-hour course.
National Guardsman by photovoltaic panels in use after a hurricane.Basics of Emergency Power Systems with Photovoltaics : EPS-101
This workshop will provide basic information on the design of photovoltaic systems used for emergency power. Decision makers or their representatives from energy management offices, emergency support function (ESF 12), and energy and disaster relief organizations should attend. Anyone responsible for or using electrical power in relationship to disaster operation will benefit from this four-hour course.
Portable PV trailer in use at radio station after hurricane Katrina.Emergency Power Systems With Photovoltaics : EPS-201
Designed as a comprehensive course on photovoltaic systems and emergency power. Representatives of Emergency Management, disaster relief organizations, emergency support functions (ESF 12) energy officials, government agencies and industry should attend. Anyone responsible for or using electrical power in relationship to disaster operation, including the general public will benefit from this 12-hour course.

Photovoltaic panels in use at a middle school.Installing and Maintaining Photovoltaic Emergency Backup Power Systems : EPS-301
This course was designed for the Solar for Schools Program. Representatives of school administrations, teachers and facilities staff, as well as shelter workers should attend. This seven-hour course will provide CEUs on installing and maintaining PV emergency backup power systems on school shelters.

Photovoltaic panelson the roof of a cabin in the Virgin IslandsIntroduction to Renewable Energy and Eco-tourism : REET-201
This workshop provides the basics of renewable energy technology as related to eco-tourism. Representatives of the tourism industry and the renewable energy industry will benefit from this four hour course.