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About the Course

This course gives you an introduction to the fundamentals of solar power as it applies to solar panel system installations. You will learn to compare solar energy to other energy resources and explain how solar panels, or photovoltaics (PV for short), convert sunlight to electricity. You will be able to identify the key components needed in a basic photovoltaic (solar panel) system, such as is found on a house or building, and explain the function of each component in the system. You will also learn how to calculate the electrical demand of a building, how to reduce the overall demand, and then how to design a solar panel system that can meet that annual demand at a given location. You will also compare the different types of pricing models that are being used and key regulatory considerations for grid tied systems (where a house or building is connected to the electrical grid and also generates electricity from solar panels). A capstone design project that entails both the simple audit of a building to determine demand, and a selection of components to design a solar panel system to meet that demand....

Top reviews

A

Jun 17, 2020

I would like to thank you and your team for this great course, I'm really appreciated, it was very helpful as starting in this field, and I will be the first one who will take all your next courses

J

Sep 26, 2020

I'm an electrical engineering student in 6th semester. In this course I learned many new things regarding, a pathway to PV specialization, special Thanks to coursera authorities and respected Sir.

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By abhishek v

Sep 6, 2020

necessary and best suited job for electrical enginneer in modern era

By Naresh

Apr 28, 2020

Nice course.i have learnt so such about solar panels and its working

By Asad S

Jun 19, 2021

A great course indeed to learn the fundamentals of Solar PV Systems

By Shivam P

Jul 17, 2020

Very useful course to understand basic of solar panel installation.

By Lucas F S

Jan 18, 2022

no puedo continuar porque me pide pago de 49 dólares que no tengo.

By Srinivasan S

May 11, 2020

The course had a good flow, interactive quiz and useful assignment

By piyush k

Feb 15, 2022

It is the best course after this course i know about solar energy

By ALI S K A M

Jun 28, 2021

it was very good course with a lot information about solar system

By SANJAY P

Jun 24, 2021

Informative and interesting subject matter in Solar Energy Basic.

By Alejandro X T M

Aug 4, 2020

Very good course.. It explains all the basics about solar energy.

By Abhishek K S

Jun 24, 2020

Great course, great instructor. Thank you SUNY Online & Coursera!

By Dhia E M

Oct 22, 2021

Very good course and explanations, i learned a lot !! thank you

By Kamlesh P

Sep 1, 2021

Very informative and excellent course for students and faculties

By chris p

Jan 12, 2021

A great learning experience for beginners from any field of work

By Edward S M

Aug 5, 2020

Very informative course. Indeed enjoyed the learning experience.

By Oscar E B O

Apr 6, 2022

Excelente como introducción a sistemas de energía fotovoltaicos

By Ishan K

Jun 15, 2020

It is a well designed course. I learnt various things about PV.

By DINESH B

Jun 5, 2020

A great course to start with for having a career in renewables.

By Dr. S A V V

Apr 29, 2020

I got the basics of Solar Energy. Course outcomes are attained.

By SOURAV J

Oct 31, 2020

A great course for the beginners to start with in this field!!

By Attilio P

Jun 11, 2020

Very complete and clear. I learn a lot of new things in a day!

By Cherukuneedi P

May 25, 2020

EXPLANATION IS VERY CLEAR. IT CREATED A LOT OF INTEREST IN ME

By Muhammad A

Dec 27, 2020

Very nice course for beginner, keen to take next course soon.

By kollipara s r k m

Jul 27, 2020

BEST LEARNING WEBSITE I LIKE IT VERYYYYYYYYYYY MUCHHHHHHHHHHH

By HET V B

Jun 10, 2020

It is very good platform to learn and develop your knowledge.