Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies

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Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies

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Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies
The course Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies is an online class provided by Delft University of Technology through edX. The skill level of the course is Advanced. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Explore the main PV technologies in the current market, to gain in-depth knowledge on the design and processing methods of solar cells.
Course description
The technologies used to produce solar cells and photovoltaic modules are advancing to deliver highly efficient and flexible solar panels. In this course you will explore the main PV technologies in the current market. You will gain in-depth knowledge about crystalline silicon based solar cells (90% market share) as well as other emerging technologies including CdTe, CIGS and Perovskites. This course provides answers to the questions: How are solar cells made from raw materials? Which technologies have the potential to be the major players for different applications in the future?This course is part of the Solar Energy Engineering MicroMasters Program designed to cover all physics and engineering aspects of photovoltaics: photovoltaic energy conversion, technologies and systems. LICENSE The course materials of this course are Copyright Delft University of Technology and are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA) 4.0 International License.

Prerequisites & Facts

Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies

Course Topic

Electronics, Engineering, Physics

University, College, Institution

Delft University of Technology

Course Skill Level

Advanced

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Delft University of Technology you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (250.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Delft University of Technology
Topic: Electronics, Engineering, Physics
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