The RAT Sponsors These Online Courses

 For the Burning Man Hive online courses login using your burner profile: 

Anyone can view the RAT's Hive activties. Go to this link to sign-up for a Burning Man profile:

Solar Power 101 - Online Course

The online Solar Power 101 course covers how to analyze, design and build solar power systems. The lectures are broken down into bite size, self paced, modules. Each video module is about 10 minutes long. If you are interested in additional information you can click on the Dig Deeper buttons for a deeper dive into solar. At the end we have a Q&A session to help wrap up the lecture:

How To Do Camp Electrical Load Analysis - Online Course

This course is for Black Rock City camps in general but it is also geared for the Burner Leadership Achieving Sustainable Theme Camps (BLAST) criteria. An electrical load analysis or electrical inventory is a baseline to help understanding the camps electrical usage. This opens the door to become more energy efficient and that, in turn, helps reduce air pollution and our carbon footprint. Once understood it is a simple process to do.  Also, its the first step in building and acquiring  a solar or wind power system: 

Solar Power System Estimator 

Complete a system or installation electrical load analysis to determine the desired system capacity: 

Solar Powered Art on the Playa - Online Course

For artists and the "solar curious":

Renewable Energy Skills Sharpening - Weekly Topic - Available Online

At many weekly RAT meetings we record a Skills Sharpening mentoring session. As of May 2023 we have over thirty sessions available for viewing:

2022 Renewable Energy Burner Community Symposium - Available Online

A burner community lead presentation about 2022 accomplishments and future planning:

RAT - Burning Man 2022 - Waking Dreams - Renewables Energy Overview.pptx

2021 Renewable Energy Burner Symposium - Available Online

What is happening with renewable energy on the playa?: