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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Identify the essential characteristics and technical requirements of photovoltaic, wind, and low head hydroelectric energy systems.

  • Integrate scientific and technological principles necessary to assess and implement small-scale renewable energy schemes.

  • Develop a plan for implementing a small-scale renewable energy scheme.

Skills you will gain

Renewable EnergyEnergy SystemsPower and Energy CalculationsPhotovoltaic System DesignEnergy Audits
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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University of Pennsylvania

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

1: Everything Is Solar

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 10 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

2: How Do Photovoltaics Work?

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 43 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

3: The Role of Charge Controllers and Inverters in Photovoltaic Systems

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 43 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

4: Designing a Photovoltaic System

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 55 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes

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