Design and Installation
Batteries and Storage

The Kroska Case Study: Solar PV Systems with Storage - Self Study

Christopher LaForge • Last updated 02/2021

4.2/5 (view ratings)
816 students
1 module
17 minutes
3 assignments

Course description

This case study presents the Kroska Residential PV installation Seminar that blends two PV system designs (battery free and battery back-up) and accommodates two roof planes and types. The design provides for great cost-effectiveness and high aesthetic quality.

Learning Objectives:

After watching this lecture, students will be able to:
- Define photovoltaic blended designs
- Understand how to create one array on two roof-planes and types
- Identify the differences between designs with and without storage
- Describe and identify the components of both systems
- Illustrate the benefit of blended systems

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Full course outline

Module 1 - Watch Christopher LaForge's Free Lecture

Watch 'The Kroska Case Study: Solar PV Systems with Storage' here.

  • The Kroska Case Study: Solar PV Systems with Storage (17 minutes) (17:46 minutes)


Christopher LaForge

Certified Master Trainer (IREC), NABCEP Certified Photovoltaic Professional - Emeritus , Great Northern Solar

Christopher LaForge is the CEO of Great Northern Solar and a NABCEP certified photovoltaic installer-emeritus. He has been designing, specifying, and installing systems since 1988. He has been an instructor with the MREA since 1993 teaching Advanced Photovoltaic design and installation and is an ISPQ Affiliated Master Trainer. In 2016 he was named IREC's Master Trainer... Learn more


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816 students have taken this course

by Allan Simmons, CEO, Solar Energy Innovations Inc 06/04/2021

The course have the potential to give insight to a hands approach to doing your own approach to off grid solar Installations



by Herbert Lubis 04/10/2020

very helpful with the pictures and easy to understand show and tell

by Keith Johns 04/01/2020

I was very impressed with the quality and information provided with this course. As a Quality Manager for a large scale Solar Energy Co. I was able to learn alot of new information including Battery Storage Systems which is an up and coming design with solar power through out the United States and the World.

by Sandeep Sharma 01/17/2020

Very important course in short duration with good information

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