One Year course Photovoltaic Solar Engineering

PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR ENGINEERING

Solar energy technology use is expanding rapidly. The Solar Photovoltaic (PV) sector is the largest and fastest growing renewable energy employer worldwide with an increasing need for experts that can support this growth.

In this one year program you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in the solar energy field and become a successful solar energy professional. This program will teach you what is expected from solar experts, and will prepare you for employment in various capacities including:

  1. Systems design and engineering
  2. Solar systems installation
  3. Device fabrication and characterization
  4. QA and reliability testing
  5. Project management and consultancy as well as (technical) sales

Why should you take this program?

  1. Solar energy will play a crucial role in the supply of future energy on Earth.
  2. Solar energy engineers are already required in many sectors of the energy industry.
  3. This one-year program has an ideal blend of theory and practical elements that give students an optimal start for their solar career.
  4. You will study while in close contact with teachers and researcher. In the courses, you will be trained on real-case projects.
  5. Participants will allow to work in EPC companies and to create a worldwide network for your future career.

What You'll Learn:

  1. Understand the physics of PV cells, all aspects of a working solar cell: performance, efficiency limits and design rules.
  2. Understand commercial design concepts and fabrication processes of various photovoltaic (PV) technologies and applications on real-case projects.
  3. Evaluate components of a PV-system: PV modules, inverters, DC-DC converters, batteries, charge controllers and cables, etc.
  4. Apply techniques for designing a PV-system ranging from a residential rooftop system to a utility scale solar plant.
  5. Understand design concepts of microgrids that include PV-systems.
  6. Assess the economics and ecology of PV-systems and communicate these accordingly.
  7. Apply the knowledge in real life projects together with your EPC partner.

Trainers Team:

  1. Govt Certified Solar Trainer - Awardee by NSDC, Govt of India.
  2. Researcher in Solar Cells
  3. Engineer from PV Module Manufacturing Company
  4. Engineer from BoS Manufacturing Company
  5. Solar Power Plant system Design Engineer
  6. Engineer from Battery Company
  7. Officials froms DISCOM
  8. Officials from Finincial Institute

Eligibility

Diploma, B.E / B.Tech
Or Experience in Electrical or solar field


Duration: 9 Month (360 Hours) In-house Training & 3 Months Practical on real Project at Solar EPC Company

Medium:

English, Hindi & Local Language
(Book & Online Examination in English)

Certificate will be Awarded by

Institute of Solar Technology, A Unit of Global Advanced Training & Educational Trust, Regd. under NCT New Delhi, Govt. of India


Training METHODOLOGY:

  1. Theory Class
  2. Lab Practical
  3. Industry exparts Real Case Study
  4. Field work at real project site

Admission Process for this course:

  1. Apply for Admission Test
  2. Fill Admission Test Request Form now
  3. Selected Candidates can take admission on the basic of seat availibility

SEMESTER-WISE COURSE STRUCTURE:

UnitModule DetailTPTrainer
Unit: 1
Duration Three Months
Introduction to Renewable Energy, Its Sources & future Prospects:Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. Global and Indian Energy Scenario and Energy Policy
  • 2. State Energy Policy
  • 3. Classification of Energy Resources
  • 4. Renewable Energy Systems
  • 5. Environmental Impact of Energy Systems
100Govt Certified Solar Trainer
Physic of Photovoltaic System Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. What is Solar Cell/Panel? Detail of Solar Cell - PV modules layers
  • 2. Semiconductors as basic solar cell material, materials and properties
  • 3. Photovoltaic Effect
  • 4. Doping Semiconductors, P-type and N-type formation
  • 5. How a Photovoltaic Cell Works
  • 6. Type of PV cell, Crystalline Cells, Monocrystalline, Polycrystalline, Thin Film, Multi-junction Cells, Efficiencies,
  • 7. Generation Solar Cell - First Generation, Second Generation, Third Generation, Future Generation
  • 8. Perovskite Solar Cell, Dye-Sensitize Solar Cell, Quantum Dot (QD) Solar Cell, Organic/Plastic Solar Cell, Printable Solar Cell, Multiple Exciton Generation , Tandem Solar Cell
  • 9. Technical Specification of Solar PV module
  • 10. Fill Factor, Efficiency, Temperature Coefficients
  • 11. Application of Solar Energy
800Govt Certified Solar Trainer, Researcher in Solar Cells, Engineer from PV Module Manufacturing Company
Indoor and outdoor Lab Practical010Govt Certified Solar Trainer
Safety for PV System Workers Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. Occupational health
  • 2. Constitutional aspects of Employees' right to health, Occupational health Laws, Employees' State Insurance (ESI)
  • 3. PV Installation Safety, GENERAL SAFETY, Installation Safety, Personal Protective Equipments
  • 4. Safety Level, System Hazards and Recommendations, National Electric Code
  • 5. FirstAid Techniques During PV System Installation
  • Safety Color Coding Lebels and Tape, Marking Physical Hazards, color coding for DC circuits, IEC coding, Fire Extinguishers, Employee Health and Safety Education,
164Govt Certified Solar Trainer, Safety Engineer
Unit: 2
Duration Three Months
Solar Resources for Photovoltaic System Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. Solar Insolation, Solar Spectrum
  • 2. Average Daily Solar Radiation, PSH, PSI
  • 3. Solar Window, Location - Latitude, Insolation and Latitude
  • 4. Solar Declination angle
  • 5. solar noon, Determine solar noon
  • 6. Factors to be considered in Solar System Design
  • 7. Air Mass, GHI, DIF, DHI, DNI, Solar Maps
  • 8. Module Tilt Angle Scale
  • 9. Measurement of Sunlight Power incident on SPV Module's surface
  • 10. Significance of the Tilt Angle Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Equinox
  • 11. Summary of Solar Angles, Optimum tilt angle, Best Angle for Solar Panels
  • 12. Module Mounting Structure, Intelligent solar tracking system
200Govt Certified Solar Trainer
Site Assessments and Project Planing Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. PV System Site Assessment
  • 2. Solar PV Site Assessment Procedure - Preliminary Solar Site Assessment, Site Access Notes
  • 3. Shading Analysis for Photovoltaic Systems - Objective and Subjective Shade, Static and Dynamic Shade, Whole and Partial Shade
  • 4. Shade and Power: The Multiplier Effect, Damage to Solar Panels
  • 5. Determine true south, Site Analysis, Sun paths, SUN PATHS DIAGRAM, Altitude and azimuth, Site Evaluation
100Govt Certified Solar Trainer
Solar Resources and Indoor and outdoor Lab Practical010Govt Certified Solar Trainer
Solar PV Balance-of-System Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. Basic Components of a Solar PV System
  • 2. Switch, Disconnector, Principle factors to be considered when selecting the DC switch-disconnector
  • 3. Cable size - DC Voltage & Current in PV Systems, Rated current & voltage
  • 4. D.C. Plug and Socket Connectors - DC Isolator, DC Combiner Box, Junction Boxes, Different Parts of JB, AC isolator, AC Distribution Box
  • 5. String Fuses, Selection of Fuse, Blocking Diodes
  • 6. Earthing System, Earthing of solar plant, Calculation of earth resistance, Grounding System, Surge Protection, Lightning Protection
  • 7. Inverter - Micro, String, Central, Stand Alone, Grid Tie, Pure Sine Wave
  • 8. Measurement/metering of Electrical Power, Charge Controller - PWM, MPPT
  • 9. Mounting Structures - Roof mounted, Ground mounted, Mounting Material, Technical Specifications of mounting structure, Design Specifications, Wind Load Calculation of Mounting Structure, Foundation Selection
  • 10. Networking Cable, Synchronization for Two Power Sources
  • 11. PV Batteries, Battery capacity, Battery connection, Battery Charging Current and Battery Charging Time, Three Stage Battery Charging, Battery Selection and Sizing, What parameters MUST BE monitored? Battery Maintenance Tips, Battery Efficiency
  • 12. Softe copy of Home Task submitted by every student
255Govt Certified Solar Trainer, Engineer from BoS Manufacturing Company, Engineer from Battery Company
Solar Power Plant Drawing Click for Detail Syllabus
  • 1. SOLAR PV PLANT LAYOUT - Ground Mounted (ARRAY, AC/DC, CABLES, EARTHING, LA)
  • 2. SOLAR PV PLANT LAYOUT - Rooftop Mounted (ARRAY, AC/DC, CABLES, EARTHING, LA)
  • 3. SINGLE LINE DIAGRAM
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020Govt Certified Solar Trainer
PV Project Management Part 1 Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. What is Project ?
  • 2. Project Management, Project Management Processes
  • 3. Project Cost Management, PV, EV, BCWS, AC, EAC, CPI, ETC, CV, SPI, VAC
  • 4. Project Human Resource Management
  • 5. Project Risk Management
  • 6. Project Procurement Management
200Govt Certified Solar Trainer
Solar market research project010BDM of EPC Company
Unit: 3 Rooftop Project Design and Documentation Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. Basic principles of system design
  • 2. Steps to follow to design an efficient PV system
  • 3. Factors to be considered in Solar System Design
  • 4. System Design of Solar PV Systems - Load Analysis, Solar Array Design, Inverter Issues, Battery Sizing, Charge Controller
  • 5. Rooftop Solar Power Plant Calculation with case study - Load Calculate, Inverter Selection, Battery Bank Calculation, PV Array Design, PV Array Design Error Checking
  • 6. PLANT BoS equipment sizing - Minimum Voltage Rating, Minimum Current Rating, Cable Selection and Sizing, Fault Current Protection, String Fuses, Module cables, cable voltage rating, current carrying capacity of the cable, Protection against overcurrent and overvoltage, AC Cables, Cable losses, Cable Tags, Junction Boxes, DC Switches/Disconnects, Circuit Breaker, Data Monitoring
  • 7. Design Documentation, Drawing Sheet, Quotation, PO, Cost price of solar PV power system, Payback Period
  • 8. Case Study on Existing Roofttop project developed by reputated EPC Company
300Govt Certified Solar Trainer, Solar Power Plant system Design Engineer
On-grid Project Design and Documentation Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. Solar PV Power Plant Design & Calculation: 5 KWp, 10KWp, 15KWp and so on, CALCULATE MAXIMUM STRING SIZE, CALCULATE MINUMUM STRING SIZE, CALCULATE NUMBER OF STRINGS IN PARALLEL, QUICK CROSS CHECK OF STRING SIZING
  • 2. PLANT BoS equipment sizing - Minimum Voltage Rating, Minimum Current Rating, Cable Selection and Sizing, Fault Current Protection, String Fuses, Module cables, cable voltage rating, current carrying capacity of the cable, Protection against overcurrent and overvoltage, AC Cables, Cable losses, Cable Tags, Junction Boxes, DC Switches/Disconnects, Circuit Breaker, Data Monitoring
  • 3. Design Documentation, Drawing Sheet, Energy Yield Prediction, SPECIFIC ENERGY YIELD, CUF, PERFORMANCE RATIO, Ideal Energy, Bill of materials, Quotation, PO, Cost price of solar PV power system, Payback Period
  • 4. Case Study on Existing project developed by reputated EPC Company
300Govt Certified Solar Trainer, Solar Power Plant system Design Engineer
Solar System Design Software (Corporate Partner - SolarPro, Japan) Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. Solar Geometry and Resource Assessment
  • 2. Types of losses in solar system & their importance
  • 3. Effect of temperature on solar cells, temperature co-efficients
  • 4. NOCT and its importance
  • 5. Data Sets- Types and usefulness
  • 6. PR- Definition, importance and calculation of PR, Different approaches for PR calculation
  • 7. Selection of modules & inverters for PV System simulation
  • 8. Started Sample Project with Variant, Site, Meteo and Settings
  • 9. Array Types, Orientation, Tilt, POA Insolation, Optimization
  • 10. Grid connected PV System Design and Modeling
  • 11. Grid connected PV System layout and Performance Optimization
  • 12. P50-P90 Presentation
  • 13. Hands-on Grid connected PV System Design and Simulation
200Solar Power Plant system Design Engineer
Research project Finance010CEO of EPC Company, BDM of EPC Company
PV Project Management - Part 2 Click for Detail Syllabus / [Hide]
  • 1. Detailed Site Analysis, Basic Engineering
  • 2. Technology Selection
  • 3. Due Diligence Services in PV Projects
  • 4. Yield Projection, PV Performance Projection
  • 5. Implementing MW Solar Power Plants - Action Framework
  • 6. Getting a PPA for a MW Solar Power Plant
  • 7. EPC Selection for a MW Solar Plant
  • 8. Designing and Construction
  • 9. Decision regarding Owner's Engineer and O&M
  • 10. Commissioning of the Plant
200Govt Certified Solar Trainer, Officials froms DISCOM, Officials from Finincial Institute
Practical Installation, Testing and O&M010Govt Certified Solar Trainer
Unit 4
Duration Three Months
Practical at Project SiteEPC Company Engineers
* class duration in hours.

Course Fee:

Course Fee for Indian Students
Registration Fee: Rs.6,999/ Plus GST 18%
First Installment Fee : Rs. 14,999/ Plus GST 18% at the time of Admission
Second Installment Fee : Rs. 14,999/ Plus GST 18% before First Unit Examination
Third Installment Fee : Rs. 12,999/ Plus GST 18% before Second Unit Examination
Fourth Installment Fee : Rs. 9,999/ Plus GST 18% before Third Unit Examination

Course Fee for International Students
Registration Fee: 200$ USD Plus GST 18%
First Installment Fee : 400$ USD Plus GST 18% at the time of Admission
Second Installment Fee : 400$ USD Plus GST 18% before First Unit Examination
Third Installment Fee : 350$ USD Plus GST 18% before Second Unit Examination
Fourth Installment Fee : 140$ USD Plus GST 18% before Third Unit Examination

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An Autonomous Institute Reg. under
NCT New Delhi, GOVT. OF INDIA
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