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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 Amine R

Sep 15, 2021

An excellent course in perfect adequacy with the outlined goals.


Jun 5, 2021

Very nice presentation. Topic also good and emerging one. Thanks


May 18, 2021

Very good course to understand the basic concepts of solar cells


Sep 8, 2020

Best way of teaching ,more information were given then expected.

By Chandupatla h

Jun 6, 2020

the course is very helpful and i learned a lot from these course

By Orlando V

Feb 28, 2019

Clear about the topics. Also the explanation was understandable.

By Claudio P

Nov 2, 2021

Well done and perfect to be introduced to the solar cells world

By Darren C

Aug 18, 2021

Insightful, well presented and covers some interesting material


Jul 12, 2020

very informative course and learnt a lot about new technologies


Nov 18, 2018

A very good introductory course about solar cells.

Learned alot!


Dec 18, 2020

Excellent course with interesting topics and new technologies.

By Max M

Sep 16, 2017

Well designed and executed course. I will recommend to others.

By Carlos A S L

May 20, 2020

This course inspire me to continue learning about this topic.

By Jimmy L

Jan 25, 2021

A very clear introduction to the generations of solar cells.

By Marjori P

Oct 20, 2020

Greatly informative and well put together course. Thank you.

By Pablo C M C

Oct 27, 2019

Very complete and well explained course. strongly recommend.

By Harihara C

Oct 3, 2017

Great course.It helps me to know more about solar technology

By Narendra N

Sep 8, 2021

very good course i completely understand about solar cells

By Gaurav S

Oct 31, 2020

Best . I gain too much. Thanks to COURSERA And Instructors.

By Samar M F

Aug 13, 2020

This course really well introduced the topic. Thanks a lot.

By Akash G

Jun 3, 2020

Very good and deep learning. Explanation is good and proper

By İhsan Ç

Oct 10, 2020

Very useful course ..Thanks for your time and great effort

By Kailas M

Jan 2, 2018

really great experience. thank you DTU and thank you sir!!

By Daniel A

Jan 3, 2021

I enjoyed this course. It was very useful and practical.

By Ismael B A E

Dec 14, 2020

Buen curso para saber lo básico sobre los paneles solares