Solar Energy: Off-grid uses and rooftop options Webinar
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Gila County presents: Garden and Country Extension Webinar Series.
A Zoom webinar (60-minutes or less) featuring a variety of horticultural and natural resource topics relevant to the environmental conditions and residential concerns of Gila County, Arizona.
Featured Topic: Solar Energy: Off-grid uses and rooftop options
Featured Speaker: Edward Franklin, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Education and provides instruction for the agriculture technology management instructional program. He began working with solar photovoltaic energy systems in 2012 to update the electricity instruction. He facilitated USDA grants to provide renewable energy outreach to Cooperative Extension personnel, and multiple populations including 4-H youth, students, teachers, farmers & ranchers. He has conducted solar photovoltaic workshops for teachers in multiple states, and authored several solar-related factsheets published by Arizona Cooperative Extension.
Webinar Overview: Solar energy systems can help Arizona individuals, families, and businesses achieve energy conservation goals beyond the adoption of energy-efficient appliances and LED bulbs. This presentation describes solar photovoltaic (PV) system components and their use in different types of solar PV systems. The benefits and limitations of each system will be discussed, as well as steps to determine how to size a stand-alone solar PV system.
Webinar Facilitator: Chris Jones, Extension Agent, University of Arizona Gila County Cooperative Extension
Zoom Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/96945595637 Please log in up to 10 minutes prior to the webinar.