Sep 23, 2021  
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SER 115 - Solar Energy Fundamentals


3 Credit(s)
Introduces all aspects of the solar energy field, through solar basics, site survey, PV system components and electrical system design. Electrical knowledge is put to work in sizing scenarios, equating for temperature differences using temp coefficients for string sizing and understanding how the sun relates to PV output. Hands-on experience is gained with roof layout, shading analysis with Solar Pathfinder, calculating energy production for specific sites, and calculating load estimations. Course is designed meet the needs of NABCEP entry-level training. After course completion, students will be eligible to sit for NABCEP entry-level exam. Upon passing the entry-level exam and course completion, students will receive 34 advanced credit hours. Lecture Hours: 40 | Lab Hours: 16



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