Archived Webinars

  • A Regulator’s Guide to Hosting Capacity Analyses for Distributed Energy Resources

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    Optimizing the Grid: A Regulator’s Guide to Hosting Capacity Analyses for Distributed Energy Resources

    IREC hosted a webinar on January 10, 2018 about hosting capacity analysis and IREC’s new resource Optimizing the Grid: A Regulator’s Guide to Hosting Capacity Analyses for Distributed Energy Resources. Report authors Sky Stanfield, Stephanie Safdi and Sara Baldwin Auck provided an overview and insights on the findings and recommendations from the guide, including lessons learned from states already engaged in HCA efforts.

  • Solar Updates in the 2017 National Electrical Code

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/15/2017

    In this webinar, national expert Jim Rogers discussed new articles in the NEC, such as Large Scale Photovoltaic Electric Supply Stations and Energy Storage Systems, as well as updates to existing provisions like rapid shutdown, and grounding of PV systems.

    There are more than 1.3 million photovoltaic (PV) systems installed nationwide, with more installed every day. PV system safety and reliability is increasingly guided by robust codes and standards, including solar provisions in the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) National Electrical Code (NEC). Although solar is by no means new to the NEC, the 2017 version has updates and additions to support the growing solar economy. In this webinar, national expert Jim Rogers discussed new articles in the NEC, such as Large Scale Photovoltaic Electric Supply Stations and Energy Storage Systems, as well as updates to existing provisions like rapid shutdown, and grounding of PV systems. The FREE webinar was supported with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot program.