Learn to design on-grid solar power systems, with backup power
for residential and small commercial roof-top applications.
Correctly size, design and plan solar systems with backup power!
What you'll learn
Solar system components and their functions
Understand all solar system components and their functions in detail.
On-grid solar system with backup power design and configurations
Understand how a solar system with backup power works, how the energy flows and how it works in conjunction with a diesel generator.
Project opportunity assessment
Understand electricity tariffs and bills. How to do a detailed desktop and on-site assessment.
Manual system design
Know how to select the correct system, cables and inverter and battery sizes and why.
Software-based system design
Be able to use software to design solar systems and calculate expected system yields.
Earthing, surge protection, fuses, cable sizes, standards and best practices.
The course provides technical knowledge and design steps for on-grid solar systems with energy storage and backup power. Participants are presented with more detailed know-how on PV modules, battery inverters, and battery functionality. The course is designed to equip the participants with more comprehensive knowledge of the components and their interface, the key considerations and steps in the design as well as the overall system integration, empowering the participants with a deeper technical understanding and ability to design an on-grid PV system with backup power.
Who is this course for?
This course is for people who want to improve their technical understanding and specifically, be able to design PV systems with backup power.
People and companies that want to design and sell solar power systems and backup power systems
Home and business owners wanting to learn more about off-grid solar systems.
What are the prerequisites for this course?
Completion of the Solar PV Basic course or prior basic understanding of PV systems, solar resource and basic electrical systems, similar to what is covered in the Solar PV Basic Course. Not sure if you meet the prerequisites? Then take this quick, 20-question self-assessment test.Click here to start the test.
Yes, we offercertificates, after you completed the course. They are not accredited as we want to give people from all English-speaking countries the opportunity to join our courses and receive a certificate where their gained skills and knowledge is shown.
Currently, we have the option that you book the course that you are interested in and our bookkeeping department will receive a notification. If you filled out the whole web form, then we should have all the information we need in order to write you an invoice, which you can pay via ETF.
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After we receive the POP (Proof of Payment) via E-Mail or through our bank notification, you will get immediate access to the courses.
All you need is a Laptop and a mouse and a good internet connection to join our online courses. Most of them are web-based training, meaning you can participateon your own time and pace. You can also join the courses through your mobile phone, but we would not recommend doing that as learning theory and doing tests is always better on a PC/Laptop. But of course, it is always up to your own personal wish 😉