This is a one-semester course in the study of photovoltaic systems: OFF-Grid, Interconnected, and Hybrid. This course includes the study of PV systems positioning, electrical and mechanical design and integration (including hands-on experiences), working safely with PV systems, financial topics (systems estimates and rebates), and an overview of NABCEP certification requirements.
Syllabus & Documents
What to Expect
As a result of satisfactory completion of this course, the student should be prepared to:
•Perform a site assessment to verify viability of a PV system
•Perform basic calculations to size a residential, or small commercial, interconnected (grid-tied) or stand alone (off-grid) PV system.
•Install, interconnect, and setup all the parts that make up a PV system (grid-tied or off-grid)
•Perform basic troubleshooting routines to detect problems.
•Perform a basic financial assessment from the system basic
cost to the utility and government financial support.
•Show understanding of the required certifications and
licenses to develop a professional career into the industry
If you would like to obtain more information about this course, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 209-575-6088