Off the Grid: Solar Electric Systems
Type of course in situ
Course provider Centre for Alternative Technology
Available dates for this course
Please contact Centre for Alternative Technology directly for a current list of course dates
This course will concentrate on â€˜off gridâ€™ PV systems for those locations where access to grid supplies is not easily available. The course is an introduction to the design issues and is not an installerâ€™s course.
Classes will include:
Electrical science foundation
The solar resource and site analysis
Comparison of grid connect
Mini-grid and stand-alone systems
Component selection and sizing
Installation and maintenance
CAT has several grid-connected stand-alone PV systems, incorporating roofintegrated, above-roof and freestanding arrays, which will be demonstrated on the course.
Telephone: 01654 705953