Design and optimisation of On-grid solar PV plants up to 2MWp.

Learn how to optimise your commercial solar plant designs for the highest possible yield and lowest LCOE (Levelized cost of energy).
on-grid solar PV systems

What you’ll learn

  • Update on the latest market and technology developments.

  • Recap of key technical and financial concepts.

  • Design-focused training for on-grid solar PV systems in the 100kWp to 2,000kWp range.

  • Learn about technical design aspects such as space optimization, dealing with shading, PV string design principles and more…

  • Hands-on exercises with interactive feedback sessions to clarify design principles.

  • Learn how to optimize a solar PV system from a financial point of view. For example, does it make financial sense to increase the PV inverter loading ratio (PDC:PAC) at cost of a lower solar yield?

  • Best practices of various aspects of a complete 2 MWp solar system design.

Solar Advanced Technical Course

Course Pre-requisites

  • 2 Years or more experience in the solar industry, or some experience in the solar industry combining (integrating) solar systems together, compiling energy needs assessments and some basic system sizing
  • An understanding of grid-connected solar PV system components and their functions
  • Some basic solar PV system design experience is important
  • Basic experience with design software is essential (for example Helioscope, PVSol, PVSyst)
  • Basic spreadsheet capabilities

Course introduction

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Course Summary

Duration: 16 hours

Course times: 3 days in total

  • Day 1, 6 hours, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Day 2, 6 hours, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Day 3, 4 hours, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

*one-hour lunch break included, 12:30 am to 13:30 pm

All times are in UTC+2

Format:  Online training.

Language: English

Number of modules: 11

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Course curriculum and learning goals

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Learn from the best.

Professionals with more than 50 years combined experience in the solar industry!

Meet the trainers

Christine Leffler

Christine Leffler

Academy manager

Axel Scholle

Axel Scholle

Head of training

Johann Fritz

Content developer and trainer

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