About this Specialization

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This specialization provides an overview of solar photovoltaics (PV), intricacies of solar system design, and a framework for solar PV project management. Targeted for engineers, HVAC installers, architects and building code inspectors, it is also appropriate for anyone considering a career in the growing renewable energy field of solar power. Courses introduce how PV operates and the anatomy of solar electric systems, the economics of solar power, pros and cons of different systems, considerations for designing a PV system, and fundamental code compliance. Materials primarily focus on solar PV in the United States. To learn more, view an overview at https://youtu.be/XjkKzbXqA6s.
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Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English

There are 3 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Solar Energy Systems Overview

4.7
stars
399 ratings
108 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Solar Energy and Electrical System Design

4.7
stars
258 ratings
76 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Solar Energy Codes, Permitting and Zoning

4.8
stars
55 ratings
11 reviews

Offered by

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University at Buffalo

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The State University of New York

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