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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....

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Dec 12, 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 27, 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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Jul 01, 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.


Sep 03, 2020

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

By Dr A J

Jul 28, 2020

Very interesting course, I wanted to learn it .

Well explained and taught.Thanks

By Shardul R U

Jun 04, 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 05, 2020

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

By Yehya A E A E N

Jun 26, 2020

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

By Vladimir

Nov 05, 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 02, 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.

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 Mohammad R

Apr 04, 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.

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 30, 2017

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

By Omkar M

May 21, 2020

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