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Solar Power

Length: 25 minutes
Subscription: 1 month - 12 months
Cost: $59 - $79
Prerequisites: None

This course addresses how solar power works, the various attributes by which it is compared to other renewable fuel sources and technologies, characteristics of solar power, and the future potential for solar power. This solar power course is also included in the Renewable Energy Overview learning path.

What you will learn

  • What solar power is
  • Types of solar power: Photovoltaic (PV) and Concentrated solar (CSP)
  • How solar power works
  • PV modules, panels, and arrays
  • PV with storage
  • Interconnection
  • How CSP works
  • CSP technologies
  • CSP with storage
  • Hybrid systems
  • Key attributes: technology maturity, costs, grid integration, environmental concerns
  • Growth in solar power
  • Market share
  • Resource potential
  • The future of solar power

Contact us at 866-765-5432 or e-mail for more information.

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