Nov 21, 2019  
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EET 2190 - Solar PV Technical Assessments

Credits: (4)
Typically taught:
Fall [Full Sem]
Spring [Full Sem]


The purpose of this course is to educate each student how to be a solar electric professional with demonstrated expertise in the siting, design, analysis and performance of PV systems from site specific information, analyzes customer needs and energy usage for the purpose of advising and providing customers with the most appropriate solution for their situation. Each student will also learn the fundamental knowledge and technology of solar PV (Photovoltaic) systems. The topics in this course include PV markets and applications, electricity basics, safety basics, the fundamentals of solar PV energy, PV system components and configurations, grid-tied and battery-based systems, load analysis, qualifying the customer, site analysis, conceptual PV system design, financial costs, incentives and savings, financial benefit analysis and financing, non-financial benefit analysis, performance analysis, prepare proposals, and professional sales skills. The students will learn how to acquire professional certifications if they are interested in developing a career in solar PV industry. Prerequisite: EET 1140  or EET 1850 .



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