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Conference Workshop – IAEI’s Photovoltaic System Requirements


WORKSHOP: IAEI’s Photovoltaic System Requirements

IAEI – International Association of Electrical Inspectors

8:55 am – 12:45 pm
4 April 2014 m

This workshop is included in the technical conference registration.

Interested parties who are not participating in technical conference activities may attend the workshop with a nominal fee ($60 early registration by March 20, 2014; $75 thereafter).


This seminar provides information about installation and inspection of Solar Photovoltaic Systems.  The program provides an overview of the major design issues and minimum code requirements related to Solar Photovoltaic Systems.  The program includes topics such as types of systems; disconnecting means locations; requirements for ground mounted and roof mounted systems; equipment ratings; and grounding and bonding of Solar Photovoltaic Systems.  This material is primarily based on the requirements set forth in Article 690 of the National Electrical Code (NEC), 2011 edition.


Presenter: Bill McGovern

Bill McGovern is the Electrical Inspection Services Supervisor for the City of Plano, Texas. He represents IAEI as an alternate member on CMP-2 and also serves as Chairman on the ICC Electrical Exam Development. Bill also serves as a committee member on various NECA National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS). Bill served in the United States Marine Corps as an Aircraft Electrician, completed an electrical apprenticeship in the IBEW and holds a Master Electricians license in the State of Texas.