PV fundamentals, off-grid and on-grid

Skills transfered

  • Conduct current and voltage measurements and performance characteristics
  • Explain fundamental relationships in solar cells
  • Distinguish and explain different characteristics of poly-and mono-crystalline and amorphous solar cells
  • Define the functions of all components of a solar home system
  • Assess sites in relation to their suitability for solar installations
  • Perform the dimensioning of PV systems by using simulation software
  • Set up a simple demo-solar home system (SHS) (modules, charge controller, battery and DC load)
  • Perform measurements at an existing SHS and to detect faults
  • Calculate the economic viability of a site by using measured radiation data
  • Detect possible errors and how to correct them
  • Explain the functionality of a grid-connected PV system and introduce incentive schemes
  • Perform rough plant sizing exercises using simulation software
  • Explain the differences between island and grid-connected inverters
  • Calculate feasibility of the site using measured radiation data
  • Detect possible errors and how to correct them

CONTACT

Salem Kadi
Sales and International Project Development
Tel: +49 (0) 30 526 895 884
Fax: +49 (0) 30 526 895 899
Email: kadi[at]renac.de