Welcome to Jim Dunlop Solar, the official website of Jim Dunlop, a leading authority on Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems for over 25 years, and author of the popular textbook Photovoltaic Systems, the industry standard for training, education and workforce development. This website is dedicated to the advancement of the solar PV industry by providing resources, such as the 2011 Photovoltaic Systems Training Resource Guide for the following stakeholders:
- Manufacturers and Distributors
- Design Professionals and Integrators
- Contractors and Installers
- Electric Utilities and Building Officials
- Educators and Students
- Policymakers and Consumers
Over the past decade, the renewable energy industries worldwide and in the United States have experienced explosive market growth; becoming premier power generation assets for homes, businesses and utility-scale applications. Today, a wide diversity of businesses and professionals are engaged in the PV industry, each with unique skills and abilities, and serving critical roles. Our vision is to create a viewport into the PV industry from the perspectives of these various stakeholder groups, and promote effective education and workforce development practices that will create a strong foundation for a sustainable, thriving industry.
We have some exciting plans for online content, instructional resources and other tools for industry professionals, so please register to enter the exciting world of the PV systems industry and learn more about your opportunities, and the resources and services we offer. Thank you for visiting our website. Please register, it's free.