Addresses more advanced PV system design as well as the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code. The design principles of grid-tie PV systems, off grid hybrid systems and Building Integrated PV systems are covered in detail. Advances in PV technology, the economics of PV systems, computer programs for PV design, and the PV industry in general are also discussed. Students will also learn to: identify potential PV system designs suitable for a particular application and site; specify and design PV systems for various types of applications; relate the operating principles of PV system components to PV system design; estimate the energy production of a grid-tie PV system; and refer to and interpret sections of the CEC applicable to PV systems.
Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.
Fri Jun 05 - Sun Jun 07 3 Days
|Jun 05||Fri||18:30 - 21:30||BBY SE01 Rm. 220|
|Jun 06||Sat||08:30 - 16:30||BBY SE01 Rm. 220|
|Jun 07||Sun||08:30 - 16:30||BBY SE01 Rm. 220|
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014
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