Greenfield Community College

  • Login
  • Directory

Workforce Development

Greenfield Community College

Introduction to Photovoltaic (Solar Electric) Technology

Posted on Wednesday July 2nd 2014

Solar Happiness

Introduction to Photovoltaic (Solar Electric) Technology

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00 am-12:15 pm, 9/2-12/18, Saturday 10/18, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm, Field
Location: Main Campus
Instructor: Mike Kosmiersky
$435

An introduction to photovoltaic (solar electric) technology for students with a strong personal interest in Photovoltaic (PV) technology as well as those considering a career in solar electric technology. This course provides students with the theoretical basis for understanding the various types of solar electric systems. The course covers the history of solar electricity, current markets and industry status, basic electrical theory, and other considerations necessary for solar electric systems. Topics include a detailed study of system components as well as the proper and safe electrical interconnection of these components and includes hands-on training exercises and experiments. Local visits to PV related facilities, and assembly of real world system examples reinforces classroom learning. (Prerequisite: MAT 105, Col 090 and ENG 090 or satisfactory placement test score. (Recommended: SCI 112) This is the credit-free offering of SCI 121.


175 queries in 1.729 seconds.