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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

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
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own 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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