This presentation is an introduction to photovoltaics (PV). Marlene will cover the basics including solar electric terminology and PV components. Take this workshop before delving further into PV. The amount of material covered and the pace of the class will be determined by the participants. Come with questions. Resource information will be available.
Marlene Brown has been working in the field of photovoltaics for almost 20 years (she doesn't look it). Marlene has installed systems both domestically and in the developing world. She teaches classes on photovoltaics whenever she can. She teaches a hands-on PV class for women the week leading up to the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) Conference, wherever it is held in the country. She is President of the New Mexico Solar Energy Association and on the Board of Directors of the Renewable Energy Industries Association of NM. Marlene is a technical staff member at Sandia National Labs.