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Some calculations are required when planning for solar power, so you'll want to be comfortable with basic math operations (+,-,x,/) and percentages.

Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Calculate the energy usage at a location

  • Design a basic photovoltaic system to meet a specific energy need at a specific location

  • Describe financial models and trends in the photovoltaic energy field

Skills you will gain

Renewable EnergyPower & energy calculationsElectronic CircuitsSolar EnergyEnergy Audits

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

36%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Some calculations are required when planning for solar power, so you'll want to be comfortable with basic math operations (+,-,x,/) and percentages.

Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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The State University of New York

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to solar power systems

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 48 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Determining energy needs and sizing a PV system

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

The growth of photovoltaic markets

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 34 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Infrastructure of Photovoltaics

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes

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