Solar
Design and Installation

Fundamentals: Solar PV

by Michael Simons • Last updated 02/2021

4.6/5 (view ratings)
802 students
1 module
01:12 hours
4 assignments

Course description

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) is the technology that absorbs and converts sunlight into electricity through solar panels. It has become increasingly popular as the technology advances and its costs decrease.

This course will provide an overview of Solar PV mechanics and capacity. It will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of installation and control.

Objectives

Participants will:
- Learn more about how clean energy solutions improve home performance and customer satisfaction
- Become familiar with how Solar PV works
- Understand the importance of onsite Solar PV in transforming our grid and providing a sustainable home
- Become familiar with the economic risks and benefits of Solar PV

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Full course outline

Module 1 - Fundamentals: Solar PV

  • Solar PV 101 (1:12 hours) (01:12:04 hours)
  • Additional Resources

Instructor

Michael Simons

Training & Development Manager, Abode Energy Management

In leading Abode’s training and development programs, Mike seeks to help people find joy in their work as they employ sound building science concepts that enhance customer experience. Having helped multiple home performance contractors grow strong through training thoughtful building analysts. Mike is focused on getting people to think the right way away about the...Learn more

Ratings

4.6
281 reviews

802 students have taken this course

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Still not done with learning process let's keep goi

by Zach H 06/11/2021

by bob bob 06/10/2021

Really cool course. Would recommend.

by Uko Etuk 05/25/2021

Fundamentals of Solar PV is an eye opener into Solar PV. it shows the opportunities and posibilties in Solar PV.

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