Buffalo, New York: Climate change will also increase as climate change makes solar technology more acceptable. New online, non-credit courses from the University of Buffalo aim to develop the pipeline.
Solar Power has three courses for engineers, architects and code inspectors exploring the basic concepts and mechanics of photovoltaic (PV) technology. Solar system design explores complexities and provides a framework for solar PV project management.
At UBB “We recognize that the demand for PV technology is increasing and that our university has a role to play in supporting the sector,” said Jonathan Brad, professor and chairman of the School of Electrical Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. We have developed a curriculum that provides the basic knowledge needed by anyone interested in the field. It is especially useful for engineers, HVC installers, architects and construction code controllers.
The series was created and produced by UY TrieE in collaboration with SUNY Erie. New York State Governor Andrew Cumo’s Climate Works NY has received $ 760,000 from the New York State University (SUNY) Performance Investment Fund.
The content includes how PV technology works, part of solar systems, solar energy economy, advantages and disadvantages of various systems, estimates for designing PV systems and basic code compliance.
“These courses prepare students to identify the elements needed to create optimal PV systems,” said Gay Cano, PhD, founder and president of ATM Solar Works in Andycot, New York. “Good designs result in long-lasting systems that require little maintenance.
The series is available on the Coursera platform and includes the following
Content includes 5 to 10 minute video tutorials, demonstrations, hands-on exercises, project work, readings, and discussions.
Students can enroll in individual courses or for a complete set. There is no charge for a course that includes the ability to view videos, readings, community forums, and homework. Fee for full course access – all assignments for feedback or class, and the chance to earn a series of certificates – is $ 49 per month.
UB TCIE is also available to students who receive Certificate of Advanced Learning (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs).
Solar Energy Courses for engineers, architects, and codecs will be created and produced by UBC TEC and will be joined by 19 others in the course. Topics include digital manufacturing and design, blockchain technology, power, collaborative robot security, and computer vision.