Curriculum Education

ELC-221 Advanced Photovoltaic System Designs

This course introduces specific elements in photovoltaic (pv) systems technologies including efficiency, modules, inverters, charge controllers, batteries, and system installation. Topics include National Electrical Code (NEC), electrical specifications, photovoltaic system components, array design and power integration requirements that combine to form a unified structure. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of various photovoltaic designs and proper installation of NEC compliant solar electric power systems.

Requisites: Take ELC-220; Take previously. Required.

Total Class Credits: 3
Class Credits: 2
Lab Credits: 3
Clinic Credits: 0

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