Solar Basics: The Fundamentals of a Solar System

Time: 9am - 5pm Venue: 180 Kitchener Road, #06-10 City Square Mall Singapore 208539; Singapore Sustainability Academy

Contact: +65 - 6338 8578

Email:training@seas.org.sg

Course Summary

Solar Fundamentals is a 1 day workshop to understanding the basics of a solar system. Through this session learners shall be exposed to the different components that make up a working solar system covering solar cells, arrays and solar inverters.

We will discuss the economics of a solar system, comparing different ownership models while keeping an eye on the reliability and challenges to maintaining a solar system.

Course Objectives

At the end of the programme, participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of the basics of a solar system
  • Appreciate the different working components of a solar system
  • Make better decisions when choosing a solar system
  • Better estimate the requirements of owning or leasing a solar system

Target Audience

  • Licensed Electric Workers
  • Certified Energy Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Engineers
  • Business owners and directors
  • Anyone who is keen to enter the renewable energy industry

RATES

SEAS Member: S$290.00/pax, inclusive of GST

Non-SEAS Member: S$350.00/pax, incluive of GST

SPEAKER

Dr. Stephen Tay heads the Urban Solar Group and National Solarisation Centre at the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS).

He is actively engaged with the solarisation of Singapore by working closely with government agencies and industry players in their adoption of solar energy. In addition, he is also heavily involved with the SolarNova programme, which is a government solar leasing tender that aggregates demand across several buildings. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Materials in Imperial College London.

Sponsor/exhibitor contact

Tom Chua/Agnes Seah
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