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.
246 students enrolled
$19
$20
5% off
Take This Course
  • Lectures 24
  • Length 39 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works

Discover

Find online courses made by experts from around the world.

Learn

Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.

Master

Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 5/2016 English

Course 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. 

What are the requirements?

  • Beginners to Energy Experts

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

What is the target audience?

  • Students, Graduates, and Energy Professionals

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Ch 1 The Solar Resource
02:21
Radiation
Preview
01:07
Irradiance
Preview
02:28
Insolation
Preview
00:59
Peak Sun Hours
Preview
01:44
Sun Hours
Preview
02:14
Solar Constant
00:58
Earth, Air Mass, Equatorial Phase
01:11
Solar Declination, Incidence Angle
Preview
00:52
Section 2: PV Terminology
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

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Manuel Quijada, Engineer

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.


Ready to start learning?
Take This Course