Solar-Specialist

Solar-Specialist

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FOR SYSTEM DESIGNERS AND ADVISORS

The Solar-Specialist training consists of the Solar-Allround and Solar-Design trainings and an exam, proving your ability to design and advise on solar power systems. You will be registered in the Solar-Register and will be granted to use the Solar-Specialist logo (e.g. on business cards, website or van).

Solar-Specialist covers:

  • Solar-Allround (1 day)
  • Solar-Design (2 days)
  • Exam (0.5 day) *

* The Solar-Specialist exam last approximately 3 hours. In the invitation you will find the exact time at which you are scheduled to take the exam.

Module 1: Solar-Allround

INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR POWER

The Solar-Allround training puts solar power in perspective, and you will learn basic concepts of energy and solar power. You will be able to calulate yields of a solar power system.

Solar-Allround covers:

  • Global and Dutch energy market and the possible role of solar energy
  • Basic concepts: energy, power and electricity
  • Solar power systems: operation, efficiency and yield calculations
  • Business case models for solar power systems
  • Roles in the solar energy market
  • Current indicators

Module 2: Solar-Design

SOLAR POWER SYSTEM DESIGN

From sunlight to grid connection: Solar-Design covers all aspects of designing a solar power system. You will be able to design optimal operating solar power systems, due to gained knowledge of operation of the system’s components. This will enable you to understand functions and results of common solar system design software. Solar-Design is the training for solar power system designers and consultants.

Solar-Design covers:

  • Solar power system performance factors and Performance Ratio
  • Making calculations based on properties of light, solar cells, solar panels, strings, arrays, cabling and inverters
  • Solar array and inverter dimensioning
  • Shading and system design

Module 3: Exam Solar-Specialist

Exam

PROVE THAT YOU REALLY COMPREHEND SOLAR POWER SYSTEMS AND BE REGISTERED

Passing the Solar-Specialist exam shows that you really master solar design.We pose both multiple choice and open questions to prove your skills (part 1 of the exam). In the second part, you will resolve a practical solar design case.

The duration of the exam is 3 hours. In the invitation you will find the exact time at which you are scheduled to take the exam.

When passing both parts of the exam, you will be registered as Solar- Specialist.

Exam Solar-Specialist
All ins and outs are covered! The backgrounds, technology, but also various yield calculations. In addition, details such as pollution & shade are taken into account. Switch2Solar training has been the best investment for our company!
Ignace Boreel,
SolarProf b.v.

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