We offer workshops in a variety of solar electric technologies, including battery-tied solar photovoltaic (PV), grid-tied solar PV systems, solar water pumps and solar hot water systems. These multi-day workshops include classroom instruction as well as hands-on training in the field where students will complete installations of these various technologies.
The cost of the training includes instruction, classroom materials, lodging at the Sacred Earth Lodge, and food for the duration of the training.
“...working with the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center was a great opportunity to learn about the new ways to create energy.”
Building a Mobile Solar Power Station
July 3 - 7, 2017
These solar power stations allow you to easily and quickly set up and immediately have electricity. Perfect for off-grid camps, construction sites, sun dances, parades, and much more. A perfect addition to your current renewable energy business or a way to start a new business!
With a mobile solar power station you will be able to instantly power up and use construction tools, energize a PA system or a small camp radio, as well as charge your computers and phones.
Location: Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center, Pine Ridge, South Dakota
Cost/Tuition: Free to first 15 students. Totally grant funded (Regularly $1,000). Includes meals and lodging.
4.5 day hands-on intensive workshop includes:
- Introduction to solar electricity
- Understanding the components
- Designing the whole system
- Building the system inside a 5' X 8' trailer
- Testing and trouble shooting