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


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
Online - Self-Paced
Apr 01, 2024 to Mar 31, 2025
Total Learning Hours
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Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,335.00
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