Battery - Based Renewable Energy Systems

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Battery-Based Renewable Energy Systems

 

Battery -Based Renewable Energy Systems allow for electrical power during power outages and produce stable and reliable power to those living in remote areas. This instructor led, three day course introduces the science and engineering of photovoltaic, wind, and solar thermal systems, providing students with hands-on training, and exposing them to current information about the various components utilized.   



 
Battery Based Renewable Energy Systems
 

Dates: June 7, 14 & 21, 2014 Sessions: 3 Saturdays

Fee: $900.00
Location: One Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038

Course Number: 90613

Course Format

3 Days: 18 Hours; Offered Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Instructor led.

 

 

Course Description

The Battery Based Renewable Energy Systems course introduces the science and engineering of photovoltaic, wind, and solar thermal systems, providing students with hands-on training, and exposing them to current information about the various components utilized. The class provides participants with an entry-level working knowledge of off-grid photovoltaic, small-scale wind, and solar thermal technologies, as well as battery back-up and bi-modal systems. Participants will gain a more in-depth understanding of off-grid power system components such as inverters, charge controllers / regulators and load controllers, generator, auto-transfer switches, UPS’s in addition to storage technologies, structural design aspects, safety, installation, and system maintenance, with special attention to battery maintenance.

Prerequisite: Solar PV Design and Installation Basics or equivalent knowledge.

 

You Will Learn To

Have an in-depth understanding of off- grid power system components such as:

  • Inverters
  • Charge controllers/regulators and load controllers
  • Generator
  • Auto-transfer switches
  • UPS’s in addition to storage technologies
  • Structural design aspects
  • Safety
  • Installation
  • System and battery maintenance
 

Who Should Enroll

This course is ideal for individuals looking to design and install battery-based systems, and for solar professionals who have been working in the grid-direct market and need to learn about battery-based systems in preparation for the NABCEP Solar PV Installer Certification Exam.

 

 

Outline

Day One
Battery Based RE Systems
Types of Technologies and Applications
• Photovoltaic
• Small-scale Wind
• Solar Thermal (Domestic Hot Water)
• Water Pumping
• Solar Lighting and Solar Home Systems (SHS)
• Battery Back-Up and Bi-Modal Systems
• AC/ DC Systems


Day Two
Site Analysis
Off-Grid Photovoltaics and Wind
• Components
• Site Analysis
• Critical Design Determinants
Solar Thermal
• Components
• Site Analysis
• Critical Design Determinants

Day Three
Design and Sizing (Photovoltaics, Wind, Solar Thermal)
• System Sizing
• System Maintenance & Safety
• Component Configurations
• System Design
• System Installation
• Cost of System
Installation
• Off-Grid Photovoltaic Installation
• Mounting Strategies
• Battery Technology and Maintenance
• Generators
• Safety

 

 

Questions?

Please contact us at (888) 561-7223 or continuinged@pace.edu