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phy699 - Photovoltaics Systems & Energy Meteorology (Course overview)
Institute of Physics 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2021 Examination
Lecture
Seminar
Notes for the module
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of solar radiation and solar resources phy642 Renewable Energy Technologies I
Module examination
Passing of the written exam in Solar Energy Meteorology (120 min). Active participation in Photovoltaic Systems. The specific conditions of the active participation will be communicated in the beginning of the semester.
Skills to be acquired in this module
After successful completion of the module students should be able to:
  • explain the concepts of physical processes governing the surface solar irradiance available for solar energy applications
  • model the solar radiation and show their expertise in application, adaptation and development of models
  • discuss state-of-the-art-methods in satellite-based irradiance estimation and solar power forecasting
  • categorize and feature different PV systems (PV on-grid, PV off-grid, PV pumping, PV-hybrid)
  • explain concepts behind PV system design
  • explain the operation principles of PV systems