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Short Course
Solar PV Installation

Solar PV Installation

This Solar PV Installation course is a Short Course program accredited by NITA.

  • Short Course
  • 6 weeks
  • Electrical Electronics Engineering

A photovoltaic (PV) system is composed of one or more solar panels combined with an inverter and other electrical and mechanical hardware that use energy from the Sun to generate electricity. PV systems can vary greatly in size from a small rooftop or portable systems to massive utility-scale generation plants. Although PV systems can operate by themselves as off-grid PV systems, this article focuses on systems connected to the utility grid, or grid-tied PV systems.

This Solar PV Installation course is the entry point to becoming a licensed Solar technician or Solar products vendor. Students who enroll in this Solar PV Installation program receive comprehensive know-how for photovoltaics, hands-on training with technical components, and designing optimized PV stand-alone systems.

Upon completing this Solar PV Installation course, you will be able to:

  • Design your own Grid-Tie PV System
  • Learn everything about Solar Modules, Optimizers (DC/DC converters), Junction Boxes, Inverters, Solar Meters
  • Calculate the Solar Array size
  • Determine and select the correct components for the Solar PV system
  • Calculate Peak Sun Hours for any location in the world!
  • Determine if the Roof Pitch and Azimuth of a property are good for a Solar System
  • Determine the optimum panel placement for Solar PV
  • Calculate efficiency losses due to Roof Pitch/Azimuth and equipment
  • Energy production curve of a PV system vs. house energy needs
  • Learn about the Solar Cells Chemistry
  • Learn about Monocrystalline vs. Polycrystalline modules
  • Learn the wiring foundations
  • Build your own Grid-Tie Solar design
  • Power concepts & Units
  • Learn all the fundamentals of Solar PV energy
  • Applications of Solar PV Systems
  • Foundations about Off-Grid vs. Grid-Tie
  • How does a PV system work
  • Learn in detail about the components of a typical PV system
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar photovoltaic energy

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