What do you picture when you hear the term “renewable energy?” Do you imagine fields of solar panels, giant windmills, or huge hydroelectric dams? Those are all examples of large-scale, grid-tied systems. In this course, we’ll go much smaller and focus on off-grid, stand-alone systems.
Exploring Renewable Energy SchemesUniversity of Pennsylvania
About this Course
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 Energy
- Energy Systems
- Power and Energy Calculations
- Photovoltaic System Design
- Energy Audits
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
1: Everything Is Solar
2: How Do Photovoltaics Work?
3: The Role of Charge Controllers and Inverters in Photovoltaic Systems
4: Designing a Photovoltaic System
- 5 stars79.13%
- 4 stars17.12%
- 3 stars2.36%
- 2 stars0.59%
- 1 star0.78%
TOP REVIEWS FROM EXPLORING RENEWABLE ENERGY SCHEMES
it was a helpful course which has helped me a lot to learn more about physics of semiconductor, especially the solar panels in renewable energy field.
Loved how the course was explained in details but some questions bothering the minds of some of the course takers wouldn't be answered as no platform to interact with the instructor.
Hence the 4 🌟
Good introduction to the basics of three renewable energy alternatives, particularly focused on solar energy for home use.
A well-balanced course that I enjoyed very much and thank you very much Dr Jorge Santiago-Aviles for the great lectures.
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