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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 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 Dao H

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 Jyotirmoy G

Jul 4, 2021

It's great opertunity to learn about solar systems.

Thanks to all.

By Dario

May 21, 2020

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

By Kyle H

Feb 21, 2018

The course was done very well. I would take more courses like this.

By Ketekumbure T D B S

Jan 26, 2020

Highly recommend this course. teaching method is very interesting.

By Anurag N

Dec 13, 2017

Awesome and also helped me to gain knowledge in solar technologies

By Patrick L

Jul 26, 2021

T​he best online course, every one in energy field should do this

By D R

Jun 11, 2021

Its an interesting and encouraging course to go further knowledge

By G P C

Apr 21, 2020

Excellent platform for online courses with high quality teaching!

By Gregory J

Apr 9, 2018

Awesome programme which will add to my knowledge base. Thumbs up.

By Rishabh A

Jan 16, 2018

Great Course and the teacher made the subject really interesting.