REN 115 : Photovoltaic Principles & Design
This course covers principles and design of photovoltaic (PV) systems. Upon completion of the course, students should have demonstrated a basic understanding of PV markets and applications, safety basics, electricity basics, solar energy fundamentals, PV module fundamentals, system components, PV system sizing and electrical and mechanical design, and performance analysis, maintenance and troubleshooting. The course prepares the student to take the National American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Entry Level Exam. Though highly recommended, taking the exam is not a mandatory requirement of the course.
Theory Contact Hours: 1
Experimental Laboratory Contact Hours: 4
ELT 108 and ELT 109
Program: Renewable Energy