BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

RNET-270 - Photovoltaic Systems - 5.00 Credits

RNET-270 - Photovoltaic Systems - 5.00 Credits

Course Details
This course covers the comprehensive knowledge required to site, design and install photovoltaic (PV) systems. The course includes assessment techniques for sizing systems for both grid-connected and off-grid PV systems. Coverage will include the analysis of the solar resource, the problems associated with shading and what is the best orientation and tilt for PV arrays. Further discussion will continue surrounding the sizing, configuration and design of systems to serve a given electrical load. An emphasis will be placed on system specifications, mounting styles and equipment selection including parts lists, electrical and mechanical design, schematics and related documentation.
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  • CAREER TRAINING (ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES) Department
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    Contact Hours: 72
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