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Solar Power Designer on-grid

Planning and design of embedded generation PV systems


Course objective (Applicability): DGS Solar Power Designers (grid-tied) are able to design, plan and quote for the installation of state-of-the-art PV roof-top grid-tied (embedded generation) systems.

Entry Requirements: Participation in the Solar Power Sunrise Intermediate Course or entry exam focusing on the subjects of this course.

Outline: The DGS Solar Power Designer Course is targeting participants, who have an engineering/technician background. The focus of this advanced course is the design and planning of PV systems, including step-by-step calculation exercises based on example systems from the site visit to quotation. The professional team at maxx-solar academy provides the necessary knowledge to design, plan and prepare quotations for grid-tied photovoltaic systems according to professional principles and quality certifications.

Main topics: Planning and design of grid-tied PV systems, calculation of roof-top PV systems with and without simulation programs (6 week software license included), fault finding and quality assurance

Participants: Technicians, engineers and architects with basic knowledge on PV technical and management principles gained e.g. in the Solar Power Sunrise Intermediate Course

Duration: 2 Days (16 Education units)

Fee: R5,500.00 (excl. VAT) per person, including catering, handouts and a 6 week full version of the cutting edge solar simulation tool “IBC PV Manager.

IBC PV Manager