Presents competencies and expected outcomes for advanced photovoltaic (PV) design and grid tied installations. Participants apply the standards presented in the National Electric Code (NEC) as they perform grid interface calculations, ground considerations and wire sizing. Students will evaluate a photovoltaic system under various operating systems. Participants will also evaluate batteries and their sizing, charge controllers, and hybrid systems.
Prerequisite: SOLR 120.
(PCS 1.2, 2 credit hours: 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab)
Drafting & Design