Saint Petersburg, Russia

Renewable Energy

when 3 February 2020 - 16 February 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 330

The School "Renewable Energy" covers the following areas:

Renewable energy sources and their share in the global energy industry;
History of development and future prospects of solar energy;
Classification of photovoltaic solar energy converters;
Basic principles of operation, design and characteristics of photovoltaic solar energy converters;
Technology basics and production of silicon-based solar cells and modules;
Fundamentals of metrology of solar cells and modules;
Materials science aspects of photovoltaics;
Basic methods of photovoltaics materials diagnostics;
Components of solar power systems, and design of solar power plants.

Course leader

Nika Domanova - course coordinator;

Highly qualified professors renowned by the government:
Georgy Konoplev, PhD (candidate)
Sergey Tarasov, PhD (doctor)

Target group

People who want to upgrade their knowledge and/or qualification or are looking for an intensive short-term courses to check their knowledge. The students need to know the basics of solar energy systems to mae the most out of the program.

Course aim

Participation in the School "Renewable Energy" allows you to:

Gain knowledge about the basic physical principles of photovoltaics;
Study about advanced materials of photovoltaic solar energy converters;
Understand main principles of technology and metrology of solar modules;
Learn about the design and operation of solar power plants;
Get skills of practical work on modern technological and metrological equipment.

Credits info

4 EC
72 academic hours of professional practice.

Fee info

EUR 330: Original Russian price for comparison: 25000 RUR

includes training, excursion program, study materials, migration support.