Germany, Berlin

Photovaltaic Tech (Solar Electric)

when 25 April 2016 - 30 April 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 1200

This 5-day seminar offers an in-depth insight into " Photovoltaic (Solar Electric)" and provides with
lectures on the design and functioning of Grid-connected and off-grid Photovoltaics, solar cells and
inverters, planning of photovoltaic systems, and location and shading of panels, as well as the Storage Types and characteristics. Storage Technology is one of the most important aspects for the development of renewable energy, especially in developing countries. During the practical part of the seminar, participants will learn how to install a photovoltaic system. Finally, Participants will have the opportunity to visit a PV- solar plant and take part in a sightseeing tour through Berlin.

Target group

Professionals, engineers, technicians and students with a background in Power, Mechanical Engineering or related areas.
As well as investors and educators in the field of renewable energies or public and academic sectors who wish to get a comprehensive introduction to PV technologies, as well as those wishing to instal PV systems in both urban or rural.

Course aim

- The course will teach the participants technologies that convert solar energy into electricity
- The physical working principles of photovoltaic conversion in solar cells
- How to recognize and describe the various solar cell technologies, their current status and future technological challenges
- How to analyze the performance of solar cells and modules
- How to design a complete PV system

Credits info

A certificate of participation will be handed out to the participants upon completion of the program
**(participants must have attended at least 90% of the program).

Fee info

EUR 1200: Covers tuition fees for the Course: "Photovoltaic Tech (Solar Electric)", course materials,
documentation, site tours, and a program certificate.
EUR 1450: Covers tuition fees for the Course: "Photovoltaic Tech (Solar Electric)", course materials,
documentation, excursion, site tours, a program certificate, accommodation in a single room at the STUDENTENDORF
BERLIN-SCHLACHTENSEE (7 nights), a local public transportation ticket in Berlin are included. (Food and drinks are not included at either hostel. however there are enough grocery shops, bakeries restaurants and supermarkets near the class where you can enjoy breakfast and lunch for approximately 5 to 8€ more charge per day).

Covers tuition fees for the Course: "Photovoltaic Tech (Solar Electric)", course materials,
documentation, site tours, final certificate, accommodation in a single room with a rich breakfast buffet at ECONTEL HOTEL BERLIN CHARLOTTENBURG (7 nights), public transportation in Berlin.

Group rates also available on request.


Unfortunately we ourselves do not offer scholarships, but you are welcome to request funding from organisations by sending them our course brochure.