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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....

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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

PG

May 3, 2021

Good course. Some downloadable presentation slides would have been helpful to seal the learning. Otherwise, I learned a lot and have a much better understanding of solar energy and it's potential.

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By Swastik V T

Apr 29, 2021

its too good

By Anupa E

Oct 1, 2020

Good course.

By SSEBAGGALA S

Sep 18, 2020

great course

By Anmol R

Jul 31, 2020

goood course

By mohamed G s

May 29, 2020

great thanks

By Mohammed A A

Feb 13, 2020

VERY USEFULL

By Gourav

Jul 15, 2021

nice course

By Rukma P

Apr 18, 2021

nice course

By Jimena C S

Aug 26, 2020

so great!!!

By RAJUPALEM V V R

Jun 24, 2020

Best course

By Harshil G

Jun 21, 2020

very good!!

By Mr. E T A P I - E

May 15, 2020

nice course

By Gabriel A O P

Apr 19, 2022

​excelente

By Cristhy M

May 3, 2021

Excellent!

By Rudy J

Jun 4, 2022

t​he best

By RUDRANARAYAN S

May 1, 2022

Awesome..

By SANJAY D D

Nov 9, 2021

excellent

By Ejup

Sep 19, 2021

very good

By Rubil r

Aug 13, 2021

Excellent

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Jun 14, 2021

very good

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May 28, 2021

very good

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May 26, 2021

very good

By Subhash M

Oct 9, 2020

very nice

By MD.TUSHAR A

Sep 23, 2020

EXCELLENT

By Ahmed F 1

Sep 19, 2020

thank you