Complete Solar Energy Design Course From Zero To Hero

Course Overview Are you looking to gain a new in-demand skill from the comfort of your home? Well, look no …

Complete Solar Energy Design Course From Zero To Hero

Complete Solar Energy Design Course From Zero To Hero




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Course Overview

Are you looking to gain a new in-demand skill from the comfort of your home? Well, look no further; you’ve come to the right place!

Our easy-to-follow Complete Solar Energy Design Course From Zero To Hero will provide you with all the deep knowledge and insight you need to know about this topic. This comprehensive course has been broken down into several manageable modules, which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the more advanced aspects of the course. 

Learn the most in-demand skills from the safety & comfort of your home. Enjoy the freedom to learn at your own comfortable pace and prepare yourself for the market of the future.

Learning Outcomes

Whether you are an aspiring professional or a complete beginner, this course will improve your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge. 

Entry Requirement

    • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
    • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
    • Some basic understanding of the English language and numeracy.  


After you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can, however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £29 or in PDF format at the cost of £19.

    • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days

Why choose us?

      • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
      • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry-leading experts;
      • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
      • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
      • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
      • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere, anytime;
      • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
      • 24/7 student support via email.

Career path

Develop Your Career Plan is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for any related profession or industry. 

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Solar Energy Panels
1. Introduction to PV System 00:25:00
2. Types of Busbars and Solar Cells 00:15:00
3. V-I Characteristics of a PV Panel 00:27:00
4. Different Connections of Solar Panels 00:17:00
5. Shading and Half Cut Cells 00:20:00
6. Mounting and Tilt Angle of a PV Panel 00:27:00
7. Calculation of the Tilt Angle in a Location 00:08:00
8. Practical Tilt Angle during Different Seasons 00:12:00
9. Orientation and Azimuth Angle of Solar Panels 00:09:00
10. Sun Chart and Distance between PV Rows 00:19:00
11. Important Note Regarding the Sun Chart 00:08:00
12. Panel Parameters and Measurements 00:27:00
13. Junction Box in PV Panels 00:18:00
14. Solar Wires and Cables Installation Process 00:28:00
15. PV String Maximum Voltage 00:18:00
16. Important Definitions in the Global Solar Atlas 00:22:00
17. Global Solar Atlas PV Simulation 00:18:00
18. Hybrid Photovoltaic Thermal Panel (PVT) 00:10:00
Section 02: Types and Components of PV Systems
1. Off-Grid, On-Grid, and Hybrid PV Systems 00:24:00
Section 03: Batteries in PV System
1. Introduction to Batteries 00:08:00
2. Practical Recommendation of Battery System Voltage 00:12:00
3. Components of 24V and 48V PV Systems 00:15:00
4. Battery Capacity and C-Rate 00:14:00
5. C10, C20, and C100 Batteries 00:11:00
6. Battery Connections 00:13:00
7. Cycle of a Battery and DoD 00:14:00
8. Deep Cycle Batteries and Car Batteries 00:11:00
9. Specific Energy and Specific Density of a Battery 00:05:00
10. Self Discharge of a Battery 00:06:00
11. Shelf Life, Cycle Life, and Calendar Life of a Battery 00:14:00
12. Lead Acid Batteries 00:23:00
13. Maintenance of Flooded Lead Acid Batteries 00:15:00
14. Lithium Batteries 00:17:00
15. Nickel Batteries 00:07:00
16. Flow Batteries 00:03:00
17. Cost of Batteries 00:06:00
18. Battery Balancer 00:08:00
19. Lead Acid Battery and Lithium-Ion Charging Cycle 00:09:00
20. Datasheet of a Solar Battery 00:28:00
21. Small Correction in Datasheet 00:05:00
Section 04: Charge Controllers in PV System
1. Introduction to Charge Controllers 00:03:00
2. PWM Charge Controllers 00:22:00
3. MPPT Charge Controllers 00:21:00
Section 05: Inverters in PV System
1. Function, Types, and Data Sheet of Inverter 00:55:00
Section 06: Design of an Off-Grid Solar Energy System
1. Example 1 on Design of an Off-Grid PV System 00:58:00
2. Helpful Notes Regarding Example 1 00:07:00
3. Example 2 on Design of an Off-Grid PV System 00:34:00
4. Helpful Notes Regarding Example 2 00:06:00
Section 07: Protection of a Solar Energy System
1. Overcurrent Protection Guide 00:21:00
2. Example on String and Array Protection 00:26:00
3. PV Combiner Box 00:09:00
4. Selection of Fuses and Cables for Example 1 – Off Grid 00:38:00
5. Selection of Fuses and Cables for Example 2 – Off Grid 00:30:00
Section 08: Off-Grid System Design Using PVSyst + 3D Shading Analysis
1. Design an Off-Grid System Using PVSyst 00:54:00
2. Notes about the Off-Grid Example 00:06:00
3. 3D Shading Analysis in PVSyst for Off-Grid System 00:45:00
Section 09: Design of a Hybrid PV System
1. Example on Design of a Hybrid PV System 00:29:00
2. Helpful Notes Regarding Hybrid Design 00:03:00
Section 10: Design of an On-Grid Solar System
1. Design of an On Grid Solar Energy System Using PVSyst Program 00:12:00
2. PV Energy According to Area 00:02:00
Section 11: Design of a PV System Using PVsyst Program
1. Design of an On Grid Solar Energy System Using PVSyst Program 00:12:00
2. Mega PV System Design Using PVSyst Program 00:29:00
Section 12: Solar Water Pumping System
1. Introduction to Water Pumping System and Steps of Design 00:24:00
2. Solved Example on Solar Pumping System Design 00:23:00
Section 13: Design of a PV System Using Excel File
1. Design of an Off Grid PV System Using Excel Sheet 00:26:00
Section 14: Basics of Autocad and Single Line Diagram of PV System
1. Starting Autocad and Changing Background 00:11:00
2. Mouse Commands and Selection Methods 00:09:00
3. Drawing a Line 00:09:00
4. Drawing a Rectangle 00:06:00
5. Drawing a Circle 00:10:00
6. Drawing a Polygon 00:07:00
7. Drawing a Polyline 00:06:00
8. Drawing an Arc and an Elipse 00:08:00
9. Drawing a Point and Construction Lines 00:08:00
10. Hatch and Rotate 00:08:00
11. Trim and Extend Commands 00:06:00
12. Adding Text to Autocad 00:04:00
13. Copy and Erase Commands 00:03:00
14. Block and Explode Commands 00:10:00
15. Insert, Scale, and Mirror Commands 00:07:00
16. Move and Align Commands 00:08:00
17. Join, Offset, and Break Commands 00:07:00
18. Divide, Fillet, and Chamfer Commands 00:16:00
19. Drawing Properties and Match Command 00:07:00
20. Distance, Area, and List Commands 00:05:00
21. Adding Dimensions and Styles 00:22:00
22. Layers in Autocad 00:22:00
23. Multi-Spiral Lines and Leaders Commands 00:14:00
24. Purge Command in Autocad 00:04:00
25. Changing Drawing Axes 00:09:00
26. Drawing Fluorescent Symbol and Replace Block Command 00:07:00
27. Printing Options of an Electrical Drawing 00:14:00
28. Autocad Menu Bar and Autosave Feature 00:14:00
29. Organizing and Preparing Architectural Drawing for Electrical Design 00:24:00
Section 15: Single Line Diagram of PV System
1. Single Line Diagram of PV System and Selection of Fuses and Breakers 00:45:00
Section 16: Solar Energy Simulation Using Simulink in MATLAB
1. Simulation of PV Cell in MATLAB and Obtaining V-I Characteristics 00:28:00
2. How to Solve the Single Output Problem in the To WorkSpace Function 00:04:00
3. Get a Complete Grid Connected PV Solar Energy System in MATLAB Simulink 00:25:00
Section 17: Extra Lessons
1. Fantom – Phantom Electric Loads in the Solar Energy System 00:06:00
2. Power Tolerance in PV Panels 00:09:00

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