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Solar PV:Professional Theory, Calculations and Real Examples

Ultimate Theory of Solar PV and Solar Energy with Calculations & Real Examples as per NEC Code and NABCEP Cert Exam
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1) This Course is specifically designed to help you learn quickly all the academic theory of Solar Photovoltaic including science of Sun, Solar System, Solar Radiation and Solar Energy, build comprehensive understanding in dealing with the Solar PV Systems on professional grounds, and carry out various Calculations
2) This Course shall take your knowledge and understanding to a level which shall be sufficient to work as Solar Professional.
3) This Course will cover various topics related to Solar PV and Systems including Sun, Solar System, Solar Radiation and Solar Energy which are necessary to grasp the professional understanding prior to start practically designing and installing of Solar PV Systems. Efforts have been made that all such topics and questions are covered and comprehensive learning takes pace in couple of hours.
4) This Course comes with a nominal low price, compared to similar courses available in the market, as promotional collateral from us. Quality of the Course is promised at par with other commercially available Courses worth thousand of US$. You definitely going to Save Hundreds of Bucks.

5) Course Contents (TOC)
This Course has been divided four three main Sections.

SECTION #1: Introduction

SECTION #2: Solar Energy and Radiation
1) – The Sun
2) – Solar Radiation and Solar Light
3) – Extraterrestrial Solar Radiation and Solar Constant
4) – Terrestrial Solar Radiation and Air Mass
5) – Peak Sun Value and Hours
6) – Solar Irradiance and Irradiation
7) – Solar Radiation Data and Maps
8) – Measuring Solar Radiation
9) – Earth Orbit and Rotation
10) – Solar Time and Equation of Time
11) – Sun Path and Charts
12) – Photovoltaic Module Azimuth and Tilt Angles
13) – Solar Magnetic Declination and Tilt Angles
14) – Power Energy Equations

SECTION #3: Photovoltaic Cells Modules Arrays
1) – Atom, Semiconductors and Band-Gap
2) – Silicon Element Structure and Doping
3) – Photovoltaic Effect and Solar Cell Working Principle
4) – Structure Materials and Fabrication
5) – IV-Curves of Solar Module
6) – Temperature Coefficient and Calculating Voltages
7) – Efficiency and Fill Factor
8) – Module Series and Parallel Connections
9) – Bypass Diodes
10) – PV Labels
11) – Test Conditions
12) – PV International Standards

SECTION #4: Professional Problems Solving and Industry Standard Certification Questions
This Section shall prepare you in couple of Hours or Days to take up the challenge of professional problems and solve through calculations. Taking this Section shall be right step to learn and firm your grip on the theory of Solar PV System in your busy schedule. Format of the Course is that theory is explained through 70 No. of Practice Questions. Various topics covered in this Section include:
Find and Solve Voltage and Current through Calculations
Find and Solve PV System Output, Sizing and Efficiency through Calculations
Solve problems related to Ohm Law and Cable Voltage Drop
Find and Solar PV System Design, Calculations and Selection
Earthing & Grounding Systems and faults
120/220 AC Scheme
Solar Irradiance and Power production by Solar Modules
Inverter and Types
Sun Path Chart, Air Mass and Standard Test Conditions
AC/DC Power, Supply System and calculations
PV Cables and sizing
Safety Practices and OSHA
Solar PV Diodes
IV Curve, Cell Temperature and Characteristics of Solar PV Module
Solar PV Modules Orientation
Inter-row spacing, tilt angles and Shading Effect/Analysis
Fuse / Disconnect /Circuit breaker Ratings
Battery types, Charging/Discharging and sizing calculations
PV system interconnection to Grid and Net Metering
Solar PV Mounting methodologies
Solar PV Testing tools
Trouble shooting in Solar PV systems
Charge Controller
Micro Inverter

List of Applicable Standards
NABCEP Associate Hand Book
NEC Code
NEC Code 2017: Explanation by Mike Holt
Technical Articles to Understand Solar PV
Labeling Standards and Poster for Solar PV
Field Inspection Guideline

You will learn

✓ To Learn complete Academic Level Theory of Solar PV and associated science of Sun, Solar Radiation and Solar Energy
✓ To Learn Theory of working of Solar PV Modules and Systems and solve real problems as per NEC Code
✓ To Carry out Calculations involving PV Voltages, PV Currents, PV Power, System Voltages, System Current, System Power, Battery & Inverter as per NEC Code
✓ To Understand Theory of Basic Designing, Installing and Troubleshooting of the Solar PV Systems and pass NANCEP Associate Exam
✓ To Prepare in Hours from Zero to Perfection and to prepare for the Industry Standard Certification like NABCEP Associate Exam confidently in couple of days
✓ To Learn and develop understanding to a level by solving 70 Questions which shall be sufficient to work as Solar PV Professional
✓ To increase credibility of your knowledge and professional worth in the market


• No prior knowledge of Solar PV and associated science is required
• Even if you have studied or taken up other Solar PV Courses, this Course shall change your professional thinking and approach in dealing with the Solar PV Systems
• Knowledge of Basic Understanding of Electricity and Equations shall be advantage

This course is for

• Beginners, Engineers, Technicians or others who are interested to learn sound understanding of Solar PV science and technology
• Engineers, Technicians or Professionals who are already in this field, and quickly want to prepare for the Industry Standard Certifications

How much does the Solar PV:Professional Theory, Calculations and Real Examples course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 82% discount on the original price of the course, which was $18. So you save $3 if you enroll the course now.

Does the Solar PV:Professional Theory, Calculations and Real Examples course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Solar PV:Professional Theory, Calculations and Real Examples has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Solar PV:Professional Theory, Calculations and Real Examples course, but there is a $3 discount from the original price ($18). So the current price is just $14.99.

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Certified Engineer in NABCEP Solar PV, ISA-CAP, PMP and RMP
This Course is led by Mr. A.A. Khokhar having 24 years of international and diversified experience in more than 30 No. of projects for Power, Public sector, Oil & Gas (Onshore & Offshore), utility and other industries serving with International Consultants, EPC Contractor and sub-contractors/suppliers/control system integrator.
1. BSc Electronics & Communication Engineering
2. MBA
3. Professional Engineer
4. NABCEP PV Certified License # PV-062121-030063
5. Certified Automation Professional (ISA – CAP) License #100235
6. RMP (PMI) – License #1849539
7. PMP (PMI) – 2013 ~ 2016, PMP #1670133
8. Certified Technical Excellence in Triconex ESD Systems – Invensys University
9. Senior Member International Society of Automation (USA) # 000032964326

Country Experience:
USA, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Nigeria, UAE, Bahrain, UK, Germany and China.

Founder of online electnology academy delivering knowledge in the field of electrical technology.


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