Germany, Kassel

Solar Power

when 9 February 2015 - 13 February 2015
duration 1 week
fee EUR 1610

This program will detail the following topics:
1) The fundamentals of various PV technologies;
2) PV and hybrid systems;
3) Grid integration of renewable energy; as well as
4) Project planning of large-scale solar parks.


The German Academy for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology offers this Solar Power course in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES).
This Solar Power course will consist of a theoretical aspect made up of lectures, presentations, and exercises along with a practical aspect where participants will have the chance to visit a German Operator in the solar power branch and take part in a sight tour of a solar park. These activities provide participants the opportunity to discuss their topics of interest with experts, producers and potential business partners.

Course leader

German Academy for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology, Fraunhofer-Instituts für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik (IWES) Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology

Target group

Engineers, technicians, decision makers, experts, and industry newcomers; as well as practitioners of manufacturers, suppliers, operators, developers, and investors in the renewable energy sector with basic knowledge pertaining to electrical engineering and/or mechanical engineering.

Course aim

Our mission is to train students and professionals in the field of renewable energies and eco-friendly technologies, thus helping them to become experts in the field.
Our courses, that attract students and professionals from around the world, are organised in cooperation with leading German universities and research institutes.
As part of our programs, we organise visits to German companies and projects in the field of renewable energies to enable our attendees to get a first-hand experience of German environmental technology

Fee info

EUR 1610: A fee of EUR 1610 will cover fees for the Solar Power course, course materials, documentation, site tours, and a program certificate.