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Course Description

This course is 42 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 5-6 hours per week on this course.

This course provides an introduction to the technology behind solar power. It provides participants with a foundational understanding of the different major forms of solar power and walks them through the planning, design and development process required to install a solar project. You will leave with an understanding of the engineering behind solar power generation, the financial analysis required for different solar power projects, technical aspects of its integration into power grids and the future growth of this industry.

Course Outline

  • Week 1: Content in Brightspace
  • Week 2: Content in Brightspace
  • Week 3: Content in Brightspace 
  • Week 4: Content in Brightspace

What You Will Learn

  • Solar Energy as a Resource
  • Solar Power Basics
  • How to Build a Solar Project
  • Solar Power Economics
  • Technicalities of Integrating Solar Power Systems
  • Project Application

Notes

By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET).

Recommended For

  • Anyone interested in learning about Sustainable Energy Technologies

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Solar Energy Developers
Type
Online - Self-Paced
Dates
Apr 01, 2022 to Mar 31, 2023
Total Learning Hours
42.0
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,335.00
Instructors
Section Notes
Solar Energy Developers will be available to begin on November 15, 2022. 
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