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Solar Practice Roof Training Workshop - Third Thursdays at GRID Bay Area

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GRID Alternatives

1171 Ocean Avenue

#200

Oakland, CA 94608

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Do you want to sharpen up some of your basic PV installation skills in a safe, practice space? Ever wanted to learn more about array lay outs, conduit bending, or finding rafters before your next install? Then this workshop is for you! Come out to GRID Bay Area's practice roofs on May 23 to learn how to:

  • Perform essential conduit bends
  • Read site plans and master array layouts
  • Locate rafters with the tap of a hammer

Facilitated by our experienced staff, we'll roll up our sleeves and break down the steps of some essential PV installation skills!

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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes. Participants, must be 16 or older to use powertools. Participants under 18 will need a signed parental waiver. Please email trainingba@gridalternatives.org to get waiver.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Location: GRID Alternatives. We will be using the entrance via our Oceant Avenue doorway. This entrance is wheelchair accessible. Please let us know if stairs are a barrier so we can accomodate training space accordingly.

Parking: You can park in our warehouse lot, though the entrance that will be open unlocked is on Marshall Street.

Public Transportation: The closest BART is MacArthur. From MacArthur you can take the Emery-Go-Round (free shuttle) to Hollis and 64th. You can also take the 57 Bus towards 40th St, get off at 40th and San Pablo Ave, and take the 72 Bus towards Hilltop Mall and get off at Alcatraz and San Pablo Ave. The closest BART (walking distance) is Ashby.

What can I bring into the event?

Pen, note pad, water bottle, closed toed shoes and clothing you don't mind getting dirty.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email us at trainingba@gridalternatives.org

About GRID Alternatives Bay Area


GRID Alternatives Bay Area is an affiliate of GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer, bringing clean energy technology and job training to underserved communities. To date, GRID Bay Area has installed 1,605 solar electric systems for low-income households, creating $38 million in lifetime utility savings, preventing 73,500 tons of greenhouse gas emissions and training 6,000 people along the way. For more information, visit www.gridalternatives.org/bayarea

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