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    Photovoltaic Energy Professional

    $1,795.00
    The Photovoltaic System Professional is a comprehensive course and guide to installation of residential and commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems. This course covers the principles of PV electricity and how to effectively incorporate it into stand-alone or utility-connected electrical systems. We give detailed illustrations to clarify the concepts behind PV system operation. After completing this course, you should be able to: • Define the core elements of photovoltaics and solar energy technology • Define systems components, configurations, and battery types • Identify elements of charge controllers and inverters • Identify components of mechanical and electrical integration • Identify permitting codes and regulations

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    Website Short Description

    The Photovoltaic System Professional is a comprehensive course and guide to installation of residential and commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems. This course covers the principles of PV electricity and how to effectively incorporate it into stand-alone or utility-connected electrical systems. We give detailed illustrations to clarify the concepts behind PV system operation.

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Define the core elements of photovoltaics and solar energy technology
    • Define systems components, configurations, and battery types
    • Identify elements of charge controllers and inverters
    • Identify components of mechanical and electrical integration
    • Identify permitting codes and regulations

    Duration

    12 months

    Language

    English

    Instructor Description

    This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

    Required Materials

    The following textbook will be provided to each student upon registration:
    • Photovoltaic Systems by James P. Dunlop

    Internet Access:
    Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.

    Hardware:
    1 GB RAM minimum recommended

    PC/Windows:
    Windows XP, Vista or 7

    Mac computers:
    Mac OS X 10 or higher
    MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)

    Software:
    Google Chrome is the best browser for this course
    Cookies MUST be enabled
    Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    Kindle Reader App is needed for many courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
    Adobe PDF Reader
    Adobe Flash Player
    Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
    PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)

    SUS-PHE-01

    Data sheet

    Certification included
    false