The Solar Resource 101
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The Solar Resource 101

A guide to empower students to pursue careers in the solar energy technology industry.
3.3 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
247 students enrolled
Created by Manuel Quijada
Last updated 7/2016
English
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  • 39 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
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What Will I Learn?
Students, graduates, and professionals will be able to apply the engineering and technical skills required to implement solar energy. Programs of study include integrating problem solving and critical thinking skills necessary for solar industry success.
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Requirements
  • Beginners to Energy Experts
Description

The solar energy technology course will prepare you for a career in the fastest growing energy industry as solar energy will be the largest source of new electric capacity. 

Space required for large solar farms is abundant, combined with the increasing volatility and expense of fossil fuel and the need to reduce air pollution, solar energy growth will increase greatly in the coming years. Solar energy is a rapidly growing source of renewable energy technology.

Students will be able to apply the engineering and technical skills required to implement solar energy. Programs of study include integrating problem solving and critical thinking skills necessary for solar industry success. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Students, Graduates, and Energy Professionals
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Ch 1 The Solar Resource
9 Lectures 13:54
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PV Terminology
15 Lectures 25:17
Photovoltaic Effect
03:07

Azimuth, Tilt Angle, Shading
01:46

Inter-Row Shading
02:36

Inter-Row Shading2
01:47

Shading Effects
02:12

Shading Effects IV Curve Diagram
00:58

Shading (Bypass Diodes)
02:07

Sun Charts (Sun Path Diagram)
04:02

Sun Charts (Sun Path Diagram)2
01:02

Magnetic Declination
01:30

Solar Altitude Altitude
00:47

Solar Noon
00:33

Solar Azimuth Angle
01:14

Solar Time & Standard Time
00:28

Solar Window
01:08
About the Instructor
Manuel Quijada
2.7 Average rating
6 Reviews
299 Students
2 Courses

Instructor is an exceptional professional in systems structure and consulting development as a means of sustainable growth with environmental initiatives as well as sustainability science research and development. Meticulous energy principal and energy systems designer with ten years of proven success in spearheading research and design projects for global leaders in clean energy.

Candidate: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Science, Solar Energy Engineering & Commercialization, Bachelor of Science, Electronic/Electrical Engineering, Alternative Energy Technology, Associate of Applied Science, Computer Aided Design/Drafting: AutoCAD.

Leads and trains teams of technicians, develops thorough and accurate design procedures, calculates and verifies forecasting outlook, and oversees project development and has ran his own consulting systems and development design business for over 13 years.