Basic Concepts of Solar Photovoltaic(PV) Modules

Learn how to size a solar PV system based on customer needs
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How a PV system works
Reading a Solar PV Module Specification
Solar PV System Components and Types
Customer Need Analysis and Load Assessment
Site Assessment
Batteries, Inverters and Charge Controllers
Solar PV System Sizing


  • No prior knowledge or tools are required. All you need is a passion for the solar industry


Gain a comprehensive understanding of solar PV technology and how to size a solar PV project!

If you are looking for a job in the solar industry or looking to simply implement your project, you need a complete understanding of the solar PV technology, the various components, specifications and system types. By the end of the course you will be able to understand customer requirements and size a solar PV project. This course will help you get there very fast through easy to comprehend animations and worksheets. The animations are truly unique and include 2D visualisations of grid-tied and off-grid system functioning, wiring procedures, system sizing and over 40 other topics.

This course has been deployed at over 50 vocational training centres in India and Africa including the National Institute of Solar Energy in India.

Who this course is for:

  • Students who want to start a career in solar industry
  • Engineers who want to learn about industry best practices
  • Entrepreneurs who want to start a solar business
  • Solar instructors who want to train their learners better

Course content

16 sections52 lectures48m total length
  • Solar energy powers a bulb
  • How much light energy is converted?
  • Section Quiz
    3 questions


Pioneers in workforce training in the solar industry
AnthroPower Training
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AnthroPower’s mission is to make highly valuable career skills in Solar PV Installation, Health and Safety, Solar Construction and Solar Sales accessible to everyone in the world. Our courses have been created in collaboration with leading solar companies who have used our training to train their workforce across the globe.

Our team of industry experts, instructional designers and graphic designers design and create courses which are easy to understand, highly engaging and ensure high knowledge retention. Our courses have been deployed at over 50 training institutes and have been used by leading solar companies to train their workforce worldwide.