A primer to Solar Power
Nuts and bolts of solar technologies, rules of thumb and global market dynamics
What you will learn:
Advantages of solar energy over other energy sources
Solar photo-voltaic technologies
Examining solar thermal technologies
Describing market and policy support for solar energy
This is an introductory course and no prior knowledge of Solar Energy is required.
This course is approved for 0.5 GBCI Continuation Education (CE) credits. After completing the course you can report your credit towards LEED credential maintenance.
Solar energy is one of the fastest growing new energy sources. The rapid technological advancements in the sector, declining costs and low-carbon footprint are enabling solar energy to compete with other energy sources.
As a professional interested in sustainability, a knowledge of solar energy can expand your know-how in newer areas. This course will cover various types of solar technologies applicable across different scales. A high-level understanding of global demand and policies supporting the uptake of solar technology is also covered in the course.
If you work in the green building sector, or in any other area of sustainability, this course is for you!
At the end of this course, you will have complete clarity on the technical terms used within the solar energy industry and be able to meaningfully contribute to discussions on solar energy installations in your project team.
Who is this course for:
Professionals looking to master fundamentals of solar energy
What does this course include:
43 mins on-demand video
1 practice test
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion
"This is a good course. It helped me understand solar power technologies and world scenarios better."
"Good modular layout for the course with good examples."
"Good presentation on details of PV systems."
"I would recommend this course to those interested in learning more about the hows and whys of electricity and hot water generation from the sun."