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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.

Dec 26, 2019

This is the first coursera course I have taken and the first I have completed. It is an interesting topic and the format was great for getting an understanding of solar cell technology. good stuff.

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By Kasuntha M

Apr 11, 2021

Great course to get the holistic idea of solar cells. I highly recommend this course.

By Muhamad F A

Aug 4, 2020

Nice introduction, It'll help you see the overview of solar cells technology nowadays

By Ronald A G

May 19, 2020

Esse curso é muito bom, perfeito para quem estuda a área de energia ou tem interesse.

By Omar B

Feb 25, 2019

Very clear and informative course. Ranges from technical details to broad knowledge.

By Ashwin P

Mar 25, 2018

Very good introduction to solar cell technology and well structured course material.


Sep 10, 2020

this course helped me lot and the theory's have been explained very well,Thank you!


Jul 1, 2020

This Course is one of the best course for studying about solar energy production.

By Md M A

Oct 29, 2017

It was quiet an impressive course from the perspective of materials and delivery.

By Akshay A B

Jul 31, 2020

Great course to learn about solar cells, its physics, working and manufacturing.

By Krithiga S

Apr 25, 2019

This course enhances the knowledge of basics and different types of solar cells.

By Daniel R R

Oct 9, 2020

Great initial course that allows to be stepping stone to solar cells as a whole


Sep 3, 2020

excellent work , very qualified teachers , and the best approche on the course

By anjali j

Jul 27, 2020

Very interesting course, I wanted to learn it .

Well explained and taught.Thanks

By Shardul R U

Jun 4, 2020

basic concepts are covered well and future scope of the subject is also covered


May 28, 2020

For beginner level its very useful i appreciate Coursera to have such courses

By Tomás C d B

Nov 22, 2017

Excellent introduction, specially if you come from outside the energy industry.

By Md. A H

Aug 5, 2020

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to learn about the solar cell technology.

By Yehya A E A E N

Jun 25, 2020

great please if there is a second phase for the course please send me the link

By Vladimir

Nov 5, 2017

Very interesting for beginners who want to start learning about solar energy.


Jun 20, 2020

COURSE given great knowledge about solar cell thank you coursera and teacher


Apr 2, 2018

Very well produced course, great framework and everything clearly explained.

By Houtan S

Aug 18, 2020

Good course. Highly recommended. I shall register for other courses by DTU.

By Yagya V

Dec 12, 2018

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