Important Class Notes
Gain an overview of solar energy technologies with an emphasis on photovoltaic (PV or solar electric) systems. Understand the use of solar electricity for off-grid and stand-alone applications, as well as grid-tied (utility interactive) residential and small business applications. Load analysis and system design, as well as site analysis and site specific concerns, will be covered. Instructor Kurt Nelson is a founding member of the Midwest Renewable Energy Association and owner of SOLutions, a solar energy company in Cornucopia, Wisconsin, specializing in renewable energy and sustainable systems design. Basic computer skills and course reference book “Power from the Sun” by Dan Chiras required.
 
Class Number 64317
Catalog Number 47-482-400
Class Title Introduction to Solar Energy
Semester / Year Fall 2014
Units 0.50
Instructor Nelson,Kurt G
Course Fee  $67.81
Senior Fee  $4.88

 

 

Location Ashland
Building WITC Ashland Campus
Instruction Mode In Person (Classroom)
Room Day(s) Time Date(s)
0206Th06:00-08:30p09/25-11/13
 
Class Description
This course will help you to select the right materials based upon your project. Alternative energy benefits and costs will be discussed. You will also learn how to sell excess energy back to the utility. In addition, you will learn how to locate the panels to maximize efficiency
 
Important Class Notes
Gain an overview of solar energy technologies with an emphasis on photovoltaic (PV or solar electric) systems. Understand the use of solar electricity for off-grid and stand-alone applications, as well as grid-tied (utility interactive) residential and small business applications. Load analysis and system design, as well as site analysis and site specific concerns, will be covered. Instructor Kurt Nelson is a founding member of the Midwest Renewable Energy Association and owner of SOLutions, a solar energy company in Cornucopia, Wisconsin, specializing in renewable energy and sustainable systems design. Basic computer skills and course reference book “Power from the Sun” by Dan Chiras required.

 


 

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