Basic knowledge of solar radiation and solar resources phy642 Renewable Energy Technologies I
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)