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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Introduction to solar cells by Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

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About the Course

How do solar cells work, why do we need, and how can we measure their efficiency? These are just some of the questions Introduction to solar cells tackles. Whether you are looking for general insight in this green technology or your ambition is to pursue a career in solar, “Introduction to Solar Cells” is an excellent starting point. The course is a tour through the fundamental disciplines including solar cell history, why we need solar energy, how solar cells produce power, and how they work. During the course we cover mono- and multi-crystalline solar cells, thin film solar cells, and new emerging technologies. The course includes hands-on exercises using virtual instruments, interviews with field experts, and a comprehensive collection of material on solar cells. At the end of the course you will have gained a fundamental understanding of the field. This will allow you to identify the most interesting or relevant aspects to be pursued in your future studies or in your professional career....

Top reviews

Dec 11, 2017

Very concise and to the point. Stable and calm teaching. Was my first foray into renewable energy and absolutely loved it. The course instructor was brilliant and had a stable command over the topic.

May 15, 2021

If you are a beginner and want to learn about practical aspects of solar cells, this is the course. Well structure, paced and with clear goals. The lessons and exercises are clear and well-directed.

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By Yagya V

Dec 12, 2018

A very interesting and important course, considering the current situation.

By Swapnil Y G

Aug 18, 2018

Very good course for beginners to who wants to study and work in this area.

By Yuri K

Mar 20, 2018

I've enjoyed a lot and will for sure recommend it to any interested person.

By Deleted A

Oct 4, 2020

I'm from India ,This course is understandable as well as you will enjoy it

By Nezar

Oct 3, 2020

I wish to see more like this course in the field of electrical engineering

By Mohammad R

Apr 4, 2018

Very understandable and the best method that explain with materials.


By Deleted A

Oct 11, 2017

Very good introductory course to solar cells and solar cells technologies.


Sep 29, 2020

Very well designed course! It is a very good introduction to the subject.

By Artur R

Feb 24, 2018

The course is very clear and interestingly run. It was a very nice time.

By Sixbert P M

Dec 29, 2017

I learned exactly what I needed to know about the solar energy industry.

By Thomas L

Mar 26, 2021

Really interesting course! Congrats to the professor, DTU and Coursera!

By Huynh-Phuc D

Mar 21, 2021

I am very fascinated because I can broaden my horizon about this issue.

By Omkar M

May 21, 2020

Well organised course and covers all the aspects of topics brilliantly.

By Vraj D

Apr 25, 2020

This is the best course i have came across in the topic of Solar Cells.

By Emily W

Nov 6, 2017

This is an excellent overview of solar technology. Highly recommend it.

By Mahmoud M

Nov 3, 2020

Amazing! I highly recommend it for beginners on that topic. Thank you!


Aug 4, 2020

Solar Cells Course is useful to ALL. I recommend to ALL my co-students

By Heriberto C m

Jun 2, 2020

Great opportunity to get a good knowledge of solar energy production!!

By Akram M A H A - R

Apr 7, 2019

The best course I took for him

The professor is excellent in ateaching

By Priya R

Sep 12, 2020

The course assisted me a lot in understanding the solar cell concepts

By chamani m p

Aug 22, 2020

I recommend this to anyone new to solar PV technology and interested

By Emilio B G

Aug 27, 2018

Fantastic introduction to solar cells course.

Absolutely recommended!

By Karan G

Nov 12, 2017

Very Nice Way to learn and Enhance Knowledge. Thank You Coursera !!!

By Vaibhav v

Oct 29, 2017

very informative and it gives you the basic knowledge of solar cells

By Jes V

May 21, 2020

It is an excellent path to get into renewables. highly recommended.