Monday, August 25, 2014

Course - Solar Photovoltaic

This two-day course on solar photovoltaics (Basic + Advanced) will take place on the 26th - 27th September 2014, at Edinburgh Napier University. It is also available online. The course is designed for technicians and individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair Solar Photovoltaic equipment.

Participants of this course learn how Solar Panels work and gain a thorough understanding of solar PV systems, this allows them to apply for registration with an Microgeneration Certification Scheme.

Become a Solar Energy Expert Consultant - Participants on this course can also take Electrics for Renewables and Renewable Energy Management and Finance courses to achieve the new Solar Energy Consultant Expert Certificate.

Course Content

Composition of the light.
Photovoltaic effect.
Photovoltaic cells.
Materials.
Daily/ annual energy.
Positioning of the modules.
Photovoltaic Energy.
Photovoltaic Illumination.
Planning and designing a photovoltaic installation.
The electric load.
Costs and evaluation of the economical solutions.
Maintenance and reliability.
Practical solutions.
Typologies and modality of installation.
Integration of the photovoltaic modules in the building structure.
Payback time.
Economical perspectives.

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